What are you reading right now?

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Re: What are you reading right now?

Postby black bart » Fri Oct 12, 2012 7:12 am

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Christian Bale was creepy.


Just count your lucky stars Paul Daniels wasn't in it!

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Re: What are you reading right now?

Postby Rev. Rowan Redbeard » Fri Oct 12, 2012 3:18 pm

A Guide to Working as a Personal Care Attendant and Quick tips for Caregivers

Oddly enough, the Guide is 34 pages, while Quick Tips is 217 pages. :idiot:
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Re: What are you reading right now?

Postby black bart » Mon Oct 22, 2012 7:58 am

I have a really old hard cover copy of Silas Marner by George (she's really a woman) Elliot.

It's one of those old books that was given to a child for good attendance at church (circa 1914).

On the one hand I love my Ipad and Kindle...but on the other hand there is something gorgeous about a really old book.
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Re: What are you reading right now?

Postby black bart » Thu Oct 25, 2012 9:22 am

Really weird...

A copy of the book 'Good Omens' by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman just suddenly appeared near my desk in the office. I have asked around but nobody owns it.

Started reading it and it is brilliant.
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Re: What are you reading right now?

Postby pieces o'nine » Fri Oct 26, 2012 11:40 pm

I seem to have misplace my copy of Good Omens... :haha:
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Re: What are you reading right now?

Postby Rev. Rowan Redbeard » Sat Oct 27, 2012 1:00 am

My well-read copy is unfortunately hiding in a box in my storage unit.
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Re: What are you reading right now?

Postby black bart » Thu Nov 01, 2012 7:18 am

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^^Every page is making me chuckle so to whom ever lost it...thank you.
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Re: What are you reading right now?

Postby daftbeaker » Thu Nov 01, 2012 8:37 am

black bart wrote:^
^^Every page is making me chuckle so to whom ever lost it...thank you.

Have you not read it before Bart?
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Re: What are you reading right now?

Postby DavidH » Thu Nov 01, 2012 8:53 am

Just re-read Anthony Beevor's book on Stalingrad. It's well worth a look. Beevor shows in detail how one of the people most helpful to the Russians was Hitler with his meddling, while Stalin also went in for a lot of micro-management to the great benefit of the Germans.
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Re: What are you reading right now?

Postby black bart » Fri Nov 02, 2012 6:45 am

DavidH wrote:Just re-read Anthony Beevor's book on Stalingrad. It's well worth a look. Beevor shows in detail how one of the people most helpful to the Russians was Hitler with his meddling, while Stalin also went in for a lot of micro-management to the great benefit of the Germans.


Oh I do like a good epic battle...and they don't get much more epic than Stalingrad.

Waterloo is good read as well.

Just a shame it's named after Stalin really who was a total bolshevik.
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Re: What are you reading right now?

Postby black bart » Fri Nov 02, 2012 6:47 am

daftbeaker wrote:
black bart wrote:^
^^Every page is making me chuckle so to whom ever lost it...thank you.

Have you not read it before Bart?


No...never heard of it. I was very preoccupied in the early nineties and didn't have time to read much.
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Re: What are you reading right now?

Postby PKMKII » Sat Nov 03, 2012 12:39 am

Finished 1Q84, started in on the second book in the Millennium trilogy.
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Re: What are you reading right now?

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Re: What are you reading right now?

Postby black bart » Mon Nov 05, 2012 8:42 am

^ :facewall: The book I should have written.
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Re: What are you reading right now?

Postby black bart » Tue Nov 13, 2012 9:04 am

Never mind...I have written a new Long Winded Tale. :haha:
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