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Postby Guest on Mon Aug 29, 2005 5:01 pm

michal(sp?) faber - under the skin
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Postby Devotchik on Mon Aug 29, 2005 6:21 pm

Art of Seduction by Robert Greene. Traces the history of seduction from Roman times up until present. Very interesting 8)
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Postby Elaine B on Mon Aug 29, 2005 7:24 pm

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time, Mark Haddon.

Deceptively simple, very affecting.
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Postby guest on Tue Dec 26, 2006 10:06 pm

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If you didn't get it for christmas go and steal one.
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Postby i hate scotland on Tue Dec 26, 2006 10:38 pm

Off the top of my head I would recommend The Magic Toyshop by Angela Carter to you, and Pale Fire by Vladimir Nabokov.
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Postby thirteen on Tue Dec 26, 2006 10:44 pm

José Saramago in the Land of the Blind

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Postby Senor Bulto on Wed Dec 27, 2006 3:30 pm

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Enjoyed this last year.

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This is superb.
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Postby ricv64 on Wed Dec 27, 2006 3:54 pm

guest wrote:Image

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Get one of these too to go with it

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Postby Sparkly Diamond on Wed Dec 27, 2006 4:45 pm

ricv64 wrote:
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That looks great. Where would I get my hands on such a thing?

Agree about the book, too. I've only read the first few chapters but I thought they were incredibly moving.
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Postby ricv64 on Wed Dec 27, 2006 5:13 pm

Sparkly Diamond wrote:
ricv64 wrote:
Get one of these too to go with it

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That looks great. Where would I get my hands on such a thing?

Agree about the book, too. I've only read the first few chapters but I thought they were incredibly moving.


try here

http://idealposters.com/Merchant2/merch ... Code=FHSSP
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Postby Sparkly Diamond on Wed Dec 27, 2006 6:01 pm

Thanks. Just ordered one. :D
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Postby Pixie on Wed Dec 27, 2006 7:14 pm

Bon Bon On The Go Go


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Postby Elektra on Thu Dec 28, 2006 12:44 am

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Postby Starry Eyed on Thu Dec 28, 2006 10:42 am

Best book i read in the last 2 years or so is :
the Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon. Great Storylines, well written with a passion for language.

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Parfum by Patrick Suskind
the Discovery of Heaven by Harry Mulisch
the Wasp Factory by Iain Banks
Black Dahlia and the Cold Six thousand by James Ellroy
the Star Rover by Jack London
Ham on Rye by Bukowski

Great rock biography :
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Postby Helena Handbasket on Fri Dec 29, 2006 2:42 am

Dunno if it's been mentioned, but I really dug "The Perks of being a Wallflower" by Steven Chbosky.
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