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Books you've read or are reading

Discussion in 'TC Media' started by Kayal, May 28, 2011.

Discuss Books you've read or are reading in the TC Media area at TalkCeltic.net.

  1. Saul Goodman Gold Member Gold Member

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    Finished Mystic River.

    Absolutely loved it, probably the most I’ve enjoyed a book.

    Going to read the first book Lehane had published next, “A Drink Before The War.”
     
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    I think you will like it judging from what you have talked about on here. I read it a few years ago and enjoyed it. Very solid debut book.
     
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    Just approaching the last bit of The Road by Cormac McCarthy. Can see where this is going and not sure I'm ready for it
     
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    not a spoiler alert but I found this book harrowing, after reading it I had NO inclination to watch the film
     
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  5. Jacob knows Gold Member Gold Member

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    Read this in high school. Ordering stuff off world of books. Was buy three get the fourth free. Ordered this. Still a good read. By the way the price of some books on amazon when you want to buy them new!!!!!! Wanted a couple of S J Bolton books. Her first two releases. About eighty quid!! * that
     
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    I’ve got but yet to start Cormac McCarthy book, ‘No Country for Old Men’, haven’t seen film of it either
     
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    Finished Eric Jay Dolin's Black Flag Blue Waters which is about the golden age of piracy in the early 18th century. Focused for the most part around the then American colonies it wasn't great although it did have some interesting parts.

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    Ive just started Slaughterhouse 5. Bizarre but really enjoying it so far.

    I've spent most of my years reading non fiction so really enjoyed reading a lot of classics that have until now passed me by.
     
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  9. KRS-1888 Scott La Rock

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    Same.See Beowulf,check that out,it’s class.
     
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  10. eire4

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    Finished Gene Kerrigan's The Midnight Choir. More well know as a journalist in Ireland I have been massively impressed with his crime novels this being the second I have read. Loved every minute of this gritty noir tale.

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    Sleepers is my favourite film but never read the book.

    Have a 7 hour bus from South Albania to Ohrid in Macedonia in July so gona reserve it for that.
     
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    Brilliant read.
     
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    you can’t go wrong with Leonard, is that the one where they always say please and thank you during their armed robberies?
     
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    Yeah they’ve got the ten rules they follow.

    My favourite bit is where they’re weighing up whether they should rob a bar or not, then someone else starts holding it up with a shotgun and they sit there critiquing him.

    “He’s nervous,” “he talks too much” etc:56:
     
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    Literally just finished that last night - the best book i've read since The Beach (Alex Garland).

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    Finished Eric Jay Dolin's Rebels At Sea. It is an account of the use of privateers during the American revolution. While it had some interesting bits overall it wasn't a good read.

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    Took ages to read. Not bad as such but just felt it dragged out
     
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    Ten outta ten. Master storyteller
     
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    Actually started this the other night! On chapter 6, it’s hooked me in straight away.
     
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