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Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 19-02-2005, 14:57:56
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When I read text books I can skim/precis them at...

When I read text books I can skim/precis them at the speed of light which is why I never revise or spend ages prepping for essays, but with fiction I feel compelled to soak up every word. Having said...
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 19-02-2005, 14:51:56
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Just buy me a beer or something. I think you gave...

Just buy me a beer or something. I think you gave Jeff Noon back.
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 17-02-2005, 20:51:58
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I never seem to have time to read, or rather I've...

I never seem to have time to read, or rather I've got into the bad habit of spending all my time on the net or watching TV in the evenings. Also there are so many things I want to read that I just...
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 17-02-2005, 20:30:40
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Posted By sleeping_satsuma
Must...erase...image of K_G....in bath....from...

Must...erase...image of K_G....in bath....from mind..... :D
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 17-02-2005, 20:27:06
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Posted By sleeping_satsuma
ah funny story- I bought it off amazon, showed it...

ah funny story- I bought it off amazon, showed it to DH and he said 'I've just unpacked that! Turns out I must have bought it last year, so now I have two copies! Haven't read either of them yet !
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Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 17-02-2005, 11:43:35
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Posted By sleeping_satsuma
how do people read so fast? i'm still only...

how do people read so fast? i'm still only halfway through northern lights. KG must read in a week what i read in a year
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 02-02-2005, 18:38:50
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Posted By sleeping_satsuma
I'm enjoying the detail of the world she's in....

I'm enjoying the detail of the world she's in. Havent figured out the whole Oxford thing yet. I can't help feeling its a bit passionless though. We'll see, I'll have a better idea when I finish it.
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 01-02-2005, 21:36:58
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Posted By sleeping_satsuma
so far I'm with K-G, but I remain open minded.

so far I'm with K-G, but I remain open minded.
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 31-01-2005, 18:40:33
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Posted By sleeping_satsuma
cool cool :)

cool cool :)
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 30-01-2005, 23:13:27
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Posted By sleeping_satsuma
true IW- it does seem like the pagan Narnia so...

true IW- it does seem like the pagan Narnia so far :)
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 30-01-2005, 19:19:12
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Posted By sleeping_satsuma
Northern Lights has ecome margially more...

Northern Lights has ecome margially more interesting as she has now learned to read the alethiometer (just).

Has anyone else noticed the use of pagan imagery and symbols used in this book? I don't...
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 28-01-2005, 19:31:12
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Posted By sleeping_satsuma
Is there really a girl from reading in Glue? We...

Is there really a girl from reading in Glue?
We read a book in my work book group and we discovered it had our company in it- that was weird!
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 28-01-2005, 19:30:09
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Posted By sleeping_satsuma
This was before the film came out and Scotland...

This was before the film came out and Scotland was suddenly cool :)
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 26-01-2005, 21:14:10
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Posted By sleeping_satsuma
I found it not only really unpleasant, but i...

I found it not only really unpleasant, but i ended up acting as translator to my friends who were of non-Scottish lineage, 'what's fitba??' :rolleyes:
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 26-01-2005, 21:12:42
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Posted By sleeping_satsuma
I'm sorry, I fell asleep during that last thing...

I'm sorry, I fell asleep during that last thing you said :sleep: :D
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 24-01-2005, 14:41:03
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Posted By sleeping_satsuma
John Milton- Paradise Lost Its not that I...

John Milton- Paradise Lost

Its not that I dont like it as such, I just don't warm to her. I'm finding that it started excitingly then sagged a bit- I think he could have condensed some of the...
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 24-01-2005, 14:03:17
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Posted By sleeping_satsuma
Oh yes and 'Northern Lights'- has anyone else...

Oh yes and 'Northern Lights'- has anyone else found this to be rather dull at the beginning and Lyra to be actually quite annoying? I'm on about p100 so hoping it hots up a bit.
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 24-01-2005, 14:01:06
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Posted By sleeping_satsuma
Do they shop in the Oracle? someone should alert...

Do they shop in the Oracle? someone should alert Protein :)


I have read both the Marquis de Sade book and the American Psycho, well, I say 'read' I just skimmed them for the filth, and I had...
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