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Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 30-12-2016, 19:49:58
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Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow, founding...

Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow, founding fathers fun
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 31-07-2016, 13:09:56
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Finished with Joyce for awhile. Moved on to...

Finished with Joyce for awhile. Moved on to Kafka, really enjoying it. I bought a collection of his writings and was pleasantly surprised by a forward written by Updike.
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 12-05-2016, 13:53:47
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Posted By zmama
I've graduated to Finnegans Wake. It was...

I've graduated to Finnegans Wake. It was extremely hard going until instead of just reading, I pronounce the words in my head. Many puns and other funnies that way.
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 18-04-2016, 13:48:23
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Posted By zmama
I might like it because I'm bored with space...

I might like it because I'm bored with space operas anymore. ;)
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 30-01-2016, 21:08:11
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Posted By zmama
Ulysses, James Joyce. Figured it was time to...

Ulysses, James Joyce. Figured it was time to tackle it, but it is fun reading. :D
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 25-10-2015, 14:51:47
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Posted By zmama
Unfaithful Music And Disappearing Ink, Elvis...

Unfaithful Music And Disappearing Ink, Elvis Costello
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 02-06-2015, 13:24:34
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Posted By zmama
I stopped at the Long Earth. Didn't like it. I'll...

I stopped at the Long Earth. Didn't like it. I'll probably read the others sometime since I hear they are a bit better.
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 29-04-2015, 22:04:26
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Posted By zmama
I started with Small Gods, maybe not the place to...

I started with Small Gods, maybe not the place to start but I was hooked.
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 12-03-2015, 21:16:03
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Posted By zmama
With your sense of humor I think maybe the Death...

With your sense of humor I think maybe the Death novels a good place to start. ;)

Oh and don't skip the footnotes!
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 12-03-2015, 21:14:37
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Posted By zmama
Hard to say. My first Pratchett was Small Gods,...

Hard to say. My first Pratchett was Small Gods, but probably not where to begin. Here's a chart
http://www.lspace.org/books/reading-order-guides/the-discworld-reading-order-guide-20.jpg
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 12-03-2015, 15:35:52
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Posted By zmama
I will be re-reading all of Terry Pratchett.

I will be re-reading all of Terry Pratchett.
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 24-02-2015, 17:25:22
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Posted By zmama
I liked it. It's not a children's book but it...

I liked it. It's not a children's book but it captured the feelings of childhood, especially the terrors. It is on my, will read it again, list.
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 17-02-2015, 20:20:15
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Posted By zmama
I do like it :D

I do like it :D
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 16-02-2015, 16:38:13
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Posted By zmama
I have Ocean at the End of the Lane waiting for...

I have Ocean at the End of the Lane waiting for tonight...I read at bed time.
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 09-01-2015, 17:45:43
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Posted By zmama
The Long Earth left me lukewarm too. I will pick...

The Long Earth left me lukewarm too. I will pick up the other two... someday.
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 07-11-2014, 00:28:46
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Posted By zmama
Ah, I'll have to reread some of his. I love his...

Ah, I'll have to reread some of his. I love his atmospheres :)
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 29-09-2014, 16:45:56
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Posted By zmama
Now you make me want to read it again. I might...

Now you make me want to read it again. I might have to buy a new copy, the old one has disappeared...probably the words wore out from all the reading!
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 27-07-2014, 22:24:18
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Posted By zmama
Thanks, I like haunting :D

Thanks, I like haunting :D
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 14-04-2014, 17:16:13
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Posted By zmama
The land of economical wines!

The land of economical wines!
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 14-03-2014, 15:44:34
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Posted By zmama
Now I want to read it too!

Now I want to read it too!
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 23-07-2013, 13:48:27
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Posted By zmama
Yeah, but that's mine. I wanted to get a hard...

Yeah, but that's mine. I wanted to get a hard copy for zpapa's vacation.

I stay at home with my minder, the fearsome Lady Rachel.
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 22-07-2013, 18:41:21
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Posted By zmama
Oh poo, Bateman has to be ordered from the UK......

Oh poo, Bateman has to be ordered from the UK... Was thinking I could order from Amazon and get them in three days. Guess not.
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 22-07-2013, 14:43:48
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Posted By zmama
And on a related note a DUTCH author! Janwillem...

And on a related note a DUTCH author! Janwillem van de Wetering. Born in Rotterdammit.
Vinnie turned me on to him and I think Jsorense would love him.

Pick up any of his Amsterdam cops books!
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 20-07-2013, 17:10:25
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Posted By zmama
"Quite Ugly One Morning" or "One Fine Day in the...

"Quite Ugly One Morning" or "One Fine Day in the Middle of the Night"...but to be honest I'd pick up any :D
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 19-07-2013, 21:11:00
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Views: 60,698
Posted By zmama
Don't miss out on Christopher Brookmyre, J. I got...

Don't miss out on Christopher Brookmyre, J. I got hooked on him from Funko. Zpapa likes him, too :D
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