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johnobrow

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Last book you read.
« on: July 16, 2009, 07:00:33 pm »
Last book you read and book you're currently reading. Go.

Last: I was reading several at once so I'll go for AJP Taylor's Origins of the Second World War, for the third time.
Current: Ronald Segal - The Tragedy of Leon Trotsky: Traitor, Hero or Prophet?
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Seraosha

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Re: Last book you read.
« Reply #1 on: July 17, 2009, 01:11:51 pm »
Last: Warlord - Jennifer Fallon
Current: Gardens of the Moon - Steven Erikson, second time.

Grimshaw

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Re: Last book you read.
« Reply #2 on: July 17, 2009, 01:23:00 pm »
Last: The Book Thief - Markus Zusak
Current: The Simarillion - J.R.R.Tolkien
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hazz

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Re: Last book you read.
« Reply #3 on: July 17, 2009, 02:19:38 pm »
Last: The Scapegoat - Daphne du Maurier
Current: Smokescreen - Dick Francis
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malta_1990

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Re: Last book you read.
« Reply #4 on: July 17, 2009, 02:58:49 pm »
Last: Death on The Nile - Agatha Christie
Current: Mrs. McGinty's Dead - Agatha Christie
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Re: Last book you read.
« Reply #5 on: July 17, 2009, 03:21:23 pm »
Last: The Utility of Force: The Art of War in the Modern World - Gen. Sir Rupert Smith

Current: The Temporal Void - Peter F. Hamilton
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hazz

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Re: Last book you read.
« Reply #6 on: July 17, 2009, 04:12:07 pm »
How long before a McNab slips in do you think? All bets in by tomorrow  :P
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<Woldy> and I shouted shut up over the fence
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johnobrow

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Re: Last book you read.
« Reply #7 on: July 18, 2009, 01:40:55 am »
Quote from: "hazz"
How long before a McNab slips in do you think? All bets in by tomorrow  :P

Or a Clancy.
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bowen199

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Re: Last book you read.
« Reply #8 on: July 18, 2009, 12:38:56 pm »
Last: Iain Banks - The player of games
Current: Alastair reynolds - revelation space

Teh User

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Re: Last book you read.
« Reply #9 on: July 18, 2009, 01:00:13 pm »
Last: Richard Hammond: On The Edge
Current: Richard Hammond: As You Do, Adventures with Evel, Oliver and the Vice President of Botswana.
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malta_1990

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Re: Last book you read.
« Reply #10 on: July 18, 2009, 01:06:23 pm »
Quote from: "Teh User"
Last: Richard Hammond: On The Edge
Current: Richard Hammond: As You Do, Adventures with Evel, Oliver and the Vice President of Botswana.

I guess you find Richard Hammond entertaining. :lol:  :lol:  :lol:
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hazz

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Re: Last book you read.
« Reply #11 on: July 18, 2009, 01:27:28 pm »
Quote from: "Teh User"
Current: Richard Hammond: As You Do, Adventures with Evel, Oliver and the Vice President of Botswana.
That just sounds like a cheap spin-off of Top Gear and that Christmas thing he did.
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<Woldy> I thought someone was blowing a vuvuzela
<Woldy> and I shouted shut up over the fence
<Woldy> and later found out it was someone trying to play a trombone

Teh User

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Re: Last book you read.
« Reply #12 on: July 18, 2009, 01:32:58 pm »
Quote from: "malta_1990"
Quote from: "Teh User"
Last: Richard Hammond: On The Edge
Current: Richard Hammond: As You Do, Adventures with Evel, Oliver and the Vice President of Botswana.

I guess you find Richard Hammond entertaining. :lol:  :lol:  :lol:

he's fun. Top Gear presenters are. I have 'James May's Guide to Toys' and 'The World According to Clarkson Vols 1-4.'
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johnobrow

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Re: Last book you read.
« Reply #13 on: July 19, 2009, 03:00:43 am »
And there's me reading Trotsky and AJP Taylor. I feel like such a fool.
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Moolick

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Re: Last book you read.
« Reply #14 on: July 19, 2009, 03:09:04 am »
Previously: A book about building low impact housing from wood. By some bloke with a beard.
Presently: Remains of Elmet. By some bloke without a beard.
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John Forseti

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Re: Last book you read.
« Reply #15 on: July 19, 2009, 04:41:53 am »
Previous: Starship Troopers Robert A. Heinlein
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Next: Starship Troopers Robert A. Heinlein

Balthamel

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Re: Last book you read.
« Reply #16 on: July 19, 2009, 06:00:31 pm »
Previous: Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
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james p

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Re: Last book you read.
« Reply #17 on: July 19, 2009, 09:24:30 pm »
Quote from: "hazz"
Quote from: "Teh User"
Current: Richard Hammond: As You Do, Adventures with Evel, Oliver and the Vice President of Botswana.
That just sounds like a cheap spin-off of Top Gear and that Christmas thing he did.

Its really a typed, expanded version from his point of view and with some of the run-up and aftermath.

Last- Animal Farm: Orwell
Current- 1984: Orwell

Yeah Im doing a thing at school about Animal Farm and how it predicted Communism's path etc etc. :(
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bowen199

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Re: Last book you read.
« Reply #18 on: July 20, 2009, 12:03:10 am »
Classic books and still my favourites

johnobrow

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Re: Last book you read.
« Reply #19 on: July 20, 2009, 11:32:01 am »
Quote from: "james p"
Quote from: "hazz"
Quote from: "Teh User"
Current: Richard Hammond: As You Do, Adventures with Evel, Oliver and the Vice President of Botswana.
That just sounds like a cheap spin-off of Top Gear and that Christmas thing he did.

Its really a typed, expanded version from his point of view and with some of the run-up and aftermath.

Last- Animal Farm: Orwell
Current- 1984: Orwell

Yeah Im doing a thing at school about Animal Farm and how it predicted Communism's path etc etc. :(

I think you mean Marxist-Leninism's path.
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