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Re: What Are You Currently Reading

Postby RDR » Sun Oct 14, 2018 6:47 pm

A Life of Crime - The Memoirs of a High Court Judge: Harry Ognall
He advocated for the weak against the strong, the poor against the rich and labour against capital.
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Re: What Are You Currently Reading

Postby RDR » Fri Nov 30, 2018 10:00 pm

A Certain Idea of France: Julian Jackson
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Re: What Are You Currently Reading

Postby johsan594 » Wed Jan 02, 2019 3:57 am

I am read brawling go manga at mangazuki.me. This is the best place to read this manga.
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Re: What Are You Currently Reading

Postby The Creeping Spleen » Mon Jan 14, 2019 7:45 pm

The actual print and paper book I'm reading is "The Book Thieves" by Anders Rydell. A non-fiction book that tells the story of the Nazis' systematic pillaging of Europe's libraries and the small team of heroic librarians now working to return the stolen books to their rightful owners.

On the Kindle app on my phone, I'm reading "Scoundrels" by Duncan Crowe and James Peak. Being the memoirs of the disreputable, antagonistic and unreconstructed Majors Victor Cornwall and St. John Trevelyan.
Very similar in tone and humour to the Flashman novels of George MacDonald Fraser. Real laugh out loud funny stuff.

And having discovered a website where I can read comics for free, I'm about three quarters of the way through "AKIRA" by Katsuhiro Otomo, and issue three of "Saga" by Brian K. Vaughn and Fiona Staples.
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Re: What Are You Currently Reading

Postby CrazyBB » Fri May 17, 2019 7:08 am

Just finished reading Silmarillion. It's even better than LOTR
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Re: What Are You Currently Reading

Postby The Creeping Spleen » Fri May 17, 2019 8:17 am

"The Lost Ten" by Harry Sidebottom.

Historical military fiction set in the 3rd century AD.

Marcus Aelius Valens, a junior officer in the Roman Army, must lead a crack squad of Legionaries deep into hostile territory on a mission to rescue an allied prisoner from the impregnable Castle of Silence.

As one by one his soldiers die or disappear, he begins to suspect that there's a traitor in their midst, and that the rescue is fast becoming a suicide mission.

In other words, it's "Bravo Two Zero" meets "Saving Private Ryan", with just a dash of "Where Eagles Dare".
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Re: What Are You Currently Reading

Postby MissBliss » Thu Aug 08, 2019 2:07 pm

"The Dispossessed" by Ursula K. Le Guin. Very deep and interesting, but very hard to read and understand, especially if you haven't read previous works from this cycle.
Also, I've been reading this https://sanitaryreview.com/category/how-to/ because I have sudden toilet repair and nobody's around to help me.
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Re: What Are You Currently Reading

Postby The Creeping Spleen » Thu Aug 08, 2019 4:33 pm

Comics wise, I'm working my way through "The Complete Peanuts" by Charles M. Schulz.

Currently on vol. 7 (of 26), which collects strips from 1963 to 1964.
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Re: What Are You Currently Reading

Postby Doorstop » Wed Aug 14, 2019 12:13 pm

"How to be right {in a world gone wrong} ~ James O'Brien

- & -

"The Secret Barrister - Stories of the Law & how it's broken" ~ The Secret Barrister

Both HIGHLY recommended.
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Re: What Are You Currently Reading

Postby The Creeping Spleen » Wed Aug 14, 2019 2:54 pm

Print and paper book, "Loch of the Dead" by Oscar de Muriel,

Fourth in the "Inspector Frey and Detective McGray" series of murder mysteries set in late 19th century Scotland.


Comics, "The Complete Peanuts: Vol. 9 - 1967-1968" by Charles M. Schulz.
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Re: What Are You Currently Reading

Postby miksam » Fri Aug 16, 2019 2:11 pm

Recently I have started "The Golden Gate" by Vikram Seth. The novel is very interesting. And how I was surprised when I found an online slot with the same title golden gate slot machine I was surprised because I am a real fan of slots.
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