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Old 28-07-2002, 00:05:52   #23
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Join Date: Nov 2001
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Finished the van Vogt; read 'Wild Horses' by Dick Francis (which I realised was a re-read when I got two chapters into it); and have now started 'The Inflationary Universe' by Alan H. Guth.


Oh, and Snapcase, if you want quintessential English detective stories, look out for a guy called Michael Innes. He's probably not in print any more, so you'll have to scour second-hand book stalls for Penguin paperbacks of his. In my opinion, his writing style is one of the finest I've come across. I would imagine that most other people would find it quite mannered, though.
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Currently reading: 'Gödel, Escher, Bach: an Eternal Golden Braid' by Douglas R. Hofstadter.
Synopsis: Towards a definition of consciousness from mathematics and logic.
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