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Jeffery Deaver - The Bone Collector
I`d read this one, and 2 other Lincoln Rhyme books before, but a while ago started reading all Deaver`s book`s in order he wrote them. So far the Rhyme was stand out as the best
I recently finished Howard Marks - Mr Nice, which was ok, but too many adventures were all a bit samey.
Read Dexter 1-4 before that. Well worth reading. TV series is very different. TV Series one main story is loosely based on book 1, but after that, completely different.
Ariel Sharon`s autobiography Warrior...
currently reading `Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas`
"If I had time....and a hammer, I`d track down every bootleg copy and smash it........"
- George Lucas
Not read much fiction lately, so am currently reading `Pink Flag by Wire` in the Continuum 33 1/3 series. And dipping in and out of Charlie Brooker....
Just read Terry Pratchets Mort whilst on holiday, loved it :D
The read a book my daughter got from the library, Hannah Goes To War, based on the start of the 2nd world war from the point of view of a little girl growing up near Swansea.
What a good but extremely sad book. Don`t know whether it was the story or that it is set in a location I know very well, but christ I was crying like a baby that`s just had its sweets taken away.
All the best
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think I have pretty much read all of hunter s thompson, and fear and loathing more than once. I quite fancy getting "somewhere around Barstow on the edge of the desert" as a tattoo, as I get a tattoo every three years and I am due.
thanks for the recommendations, there are a smattering of authors that I have read before, so who likes who and what is handy.
Another part of a trilogy that I enjoyed was The Strain by Guillermo del Toro. Which you are probably aware of already.
I read that recently aswell is the next part due out soon? I believe they are making it into a tv show also. I really liked it although it did lose me a bit towards the end.
I`ve read Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas and The Rum Diary of Hunter S Thompson which I really enjoyed, but only got a bit into Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail, should have got the Hell`s Angels one first (think Whoot actually said this to me on the previous thread).
I`m just starting The Dice Man at the moment, purely as I`d heard about it a few times and it really intrigued me, although from reviews I think it`s a bit hit and miss with it having a cult following.
Over the last year or so..
Books by Simon Kernick, Lee Child (Jack Reacher), Stieg Larsson (Tattoo..), Peter James (Roy Grace) and Jim Butcher (Dresden) - amongst others.
Literally just finished The Book Thief by Markus Zusak. OMFG. Anybody else read it? Supposedly quite a famous book (bestseller for years) but I`d not even heard of it. :(
In summary, it`s a story about a girl and her family and friends in Nazi Germany - narrated by `Death`.
Incredible, beautiful, moving, colours and words... deep breaths and tears. It`s really not as dark as that subject matter may allude to. Some of the metaphors just make you re-read a passage and really make you think.
Anyone else read it - what did you think?
For those who do read but haven`t read it - please do, put it on your list and post back your thoughts too.
We will pay the price but we will not count the cost..
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