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Re: What Are You Currently Reading

Postby Careemia » Tue Feb 27, 2018 2:36 pm

Casino Royal author Ian Lancaster Fleming and The Last Don is a novel by Mario Puzo. I like books about adventures and risks buffalo game
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Re: What Are You Currently Reading

Postby BoboLucy » Tue Feb 27, 2018 2:45 pm

Careemia wrote:Casino Royal author Ian Lancaster Fleming and The Last Don is a novel by Mario Puzo. I like books about adventures and risks buffalo game


Wow, Casino Royale is my favorite movie and novel, I also like the book of this author Live and let die, this is good detective story.
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Re: What Are You Currently Reading

Postby The Creeping Spleen » Tue Feb 27, 2018 2:46 pm

"No Time Like the Past" by jodi Taylor. Book 5 in the "Chronicles of St. Mary's" series.

Basically, it's time travelling historians. Good series, not as dull as it sounds.

A friend on Facebook recommended the first book "Just One Damn Thing After Another", I saw it was 99p on Kindle and took a chance.

Liked it enough to order books 2-6 from the local library.
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Re: What Are You Currently Reading

Postby motman » Sat Apr 14, 2018 9:47 pm

Just picked up a copy of Stephen Hawking's 'A brief history of Time' in The Works chain. Will be interesting to see how far I get into it until my brain hurts or I fall asleep. 'Er indoors suggests probably page 4.
Always been impressed about how some people can handle cosmology and other serious out of this word things. As an auld railway engineer I have no problem handling reasoned facts and arguments, but space, time, black holes and so on really hurts my head :?
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Re: What Are You Currently Reading

Postby banjo » Sun Apr 15, 2018 12:09 pm

the world cup thread.
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Re: What Are You Currently Reading

Postby The Creeping Spleen » Sun Apr 15, 2018 7:24 pm

"The Little Old Lady Behaving Badly" by Catharina Ingelmen-Sundberg, translated from the Swedish by Rod Bradbury.

Third in the "League of Pensioners" comedy caper novels. Think of it as "Oceans 11" meets "Still Game".
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Re: What Are You Currently Reading

Postby mjw » Mon Apr 16, 2018 11:23 pm

Bleak House, it's a bit of a struggle though. Dickens' books are so long you can use them as doorstops.
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Re: What Are You Currently Reading

Postby The Creeping Spleen » Thu May 03, 2018 5:47 pm

"Alphabet House" by Jussi Adler-Olsen, translated from the Danish by Steve Schein.

In early 1944, two RAF pilots are sht down deep in hostile territory. Fleeing their pursuers, they manage to board a train - which is full of wounded SS troops on their way back from the Eastern Front.

Panicking, the two pilots swap places with two of the SS officers and pretend to be unconscious. But as the train nears its destination, the two realise they're being sent to the mysterious Alphabet House - a secure mental institute for high ranking officers damaged by the war.
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Re: What Are You Currently Reading

Postby Johndick » Tue May 15, 2018 8:41 am

I'm reading The Mist by Stephen Kings
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Re: What Are You Currently Reading

Postby The Creeping Spleen » Tue May 15, 2018 1:35 pm

"Kings of the Wyld" by Nicholas Eames.

Fantasy with a broad streak of black comedy running through it. Sort of "The Magnificent Seven" meets "Conan the Barbarian".
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Re: What Are You Currently Reading

Postby octavia » Wed May 16, 2018 10:23 pm

currently reading Dr google re, my own creeping splenic symptoms,btw don't ,dr google can be rather sinister best just have a beer unless wee Nicola S wont let you /...........
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Re: What Are You Currently Reading

Postby The Creeping Spleen » Tue Jun 12, 2018 2:36 pm

"Moskva" by Jack Grimwood.

A serial killer/conspiracy novel set in Moscow at the tail end of the Soviet era.
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Re: What Are You Currently Reading

Postby Careemia » Mon Jul 23, 2018 3:35 pm

I started reading Frank Scobet's book "Conquest of slots: how to beat slot machines!" on the recommendation of my friend. The book is worthy of attention since it describes all possible ways of different mathematical theories, which is very useful, the main thing is to have a good mathematical basis for a deeper understanding of the book. If you like to play https://theinternetslots.com, then this book is for you.
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Re: What Are You Currently Reading

Postby The Creeping Spleen » Mon Jul 23, 2018 3:50 pm

Just finished "Forever and a Day" by Anthony Horowitz. A James bond novel fully authorised by the estate of Ian Fleming. Pretty good, an improvement over his previous Bond "Trigger Mortis".

Now onto "The Monogram Murders" by Sophie Hannah. An Hercule Poirot mystery fully authorised by the estate of Agatha Christie.
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Re: What Are You Currently Reading

Postby Field Marshall Shug » Thu Aug 02, 2018 6:53 pm

I have just finished a book about Scots Swedes, called The Scots in Sweden by Th. A Fischer. We talk about the Auld Alliance with France, but our influence in Sweden is forgotten.
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