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by Alaric
Wed June 3rd, 2009, 11:25 am
Forum: By Author's Last Name M-Q
Topic: A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin
Replies: 5
Views: 1206

[quote=""EC2""]Magnificent review Alaric - how long did it take you to write! :D :eek: [/quote] A couple of hours haha. [quote=""EC2""]I agree all the way and I would recommend this series to anyone who likes historical fiction - even though this is fantasy. It's actually fun spotting the historical...
by Alaric
Wed June 3rd, 2009, 10:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This Day in History
Replies: 1862
Views: 141865

June 3, 1140 - Peter Abelard is found guilty of heresy.
by Alaric
Tue June 2nd, 2009, 12:48 pm
Forum: By Author's Last Name M-Q
Topic: A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin
Replies: 5
Views: 1206

Err, sorry for the length. :o It took a fair bit of words to get through all what happens and to express how much I enjoyed it.
by Alaric
Tue June 2nd, 2009, 12:47 pm
Forum: Archives
Topic: June 2009: What Are You Reading?
Replies: 223
Views: 11256

"Bones of the Hills," by Conn Iggulden.

Starting it tomorrow, though. I've just read about 300 pages in about three days days.
by Alaric
Tue June 2nd, 2009, 12:44 pm
Forum: By Author's Last Name M-Q
Topic: A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin
Replies: 5
Views: 1206

A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin

http://img32.imageshack.us/img32/7430/agameofthrones.jpg “A Game of Thrones,” by George R.R. Martin (807p) A Game of Thrones is the first novel in an as yet unfinished planned seven part series by American fantasy author George R.R. Martin. Set in the fictional world of Westeros, a realm resembling...
by Alaric
Sun May 31st, 2009, 11:31 am
Forum: The Writing Business
Topic: Titles
Replies: 39
Views: 2316

Ditto for A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian. It's not actually about tractors or in Ukrainian.
by Alaric
Sat May 30th, 2009, 10:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This Day in History
Replies: 1862
Views: 141865

Certainly one of those macrohistorical moments, that one.
by Alaric
Sat May 30th, 2009, 5:42 am
Forum: Chat
Topic: The Worst Thing Today
Replies: 2257
Views: 132254

I sympathise! I had the flu a couple of weeks ago myself.
by Alaric
Fri May 29th, 2009, 5:40 pm
Forum: Chat
Topic: When the film is better than the book
Replies: 41
Views: 3165

[quote=""nona""]Morgan Freemans character was a great add on in the movie too.[/quote]

When Morgan Freeman appears in any movie the quality is instantly raised a couple of notches.
by Alaric
Thu May 28th, 2009, 3:35 am
Forum: Chat
Topic: friends who borrow books....
Replies: 23
Views: 1327

I let my best friend borrow any of mine because I know he takes care of them as well. I think he is as anally retentive as I am about damaging them, as if he takes it with him he wraps it up in a paperbag before putting it inside his laptop bag. I've never got a book back from him damaged. Other peo...

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