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by Alaric
Thu May 28th, 2009, 1:33 am
Forum: Chat
Topic: When the film is better than the book
Replies: 41
Views: 3176

One of the adaptations of The Idiot I've seen was infinitely more watchable than the novel, which I think is pretty poor.
by Alaric
Wed May 27th, 2009, 4:03 pm
Forum: By Author's Last Name G-L
Topic: Fever Pitch by Nick Hornby (non-historical)
Replies: 0
Views: 796

Fever Pitch by Nick Hornby (non-historical)

http://img11.imageshack.us/img11/7039/feverpitch.jpg “Fever Pitch,” by Nick Hornby (239p) Fever Pitch is self-confessed football (soccer) tragic Nick Hornby’s semi-autobiography and memoir of his life built around supporting Arsenal FC. Originally written in 1992, Hornby chronicles his youth and te...
by Alaric
Wed May 27th, 2009, 10:09 am
Forum: Archives
Topic: Book shopping today ...
Replies: 1580
Views: 78810

[quote=""EC2""]I think Martin may now be out of his depth in his own work! :eek: [/quote]

Always the danger when you create a world with so much to it like his, I guess.
by Alaric
Wed May 27th, 2009, 9:49 am
Forum: Chat
Topic: What not to do with your Porshe
Replies: 2
Views: 579

Ouch!

That's only a Porsche Boxster so it won't cost the owner that much to replace. Now is actually a great time to buying a car too.
by Alaric
Wed May 27th, 2009, 9:47 am
Forum: Archives
Topic: Book shopping today ...
Replies: 1580
Views: 78810

[quote=""annis""]Martin got writer's block after that book, and it took years for him to complete the next one, "Feast for Crows " Hope the fifth one doesn't take as long to appear.[/quote] Yeah, A Dance of Dragons is supposedly being released in April 2010. My friend, who has read all four in the s...
by Alaric
Tue May 26th, 2009, 10:33 am
Forum: Archives
Topic: Book shopping today ...
Replies: 1580
Views: 78810

Yesterday I ordered from the bookdepository: "Edward I: A Great and Terrible King," by Marc Morris (NF) "Azincourt," by Bernard Cornwell "Winterbirth," by Brian Ruckley "Highbury: The Story of Arsenal in N5," by Jon Spurling (NF) While tomorrow I will buy with a voucher I just received from Borders:...
by Alaric
Mon May 25th, 2009, 12:28 pm
Forum: Archives
Topic: Book Depository 10% discount until 26th May
Replies: 19
Views: 1290

I ended up buying four, including one which is on pre-order (Azincourt mass market paperback) so I'll get that a little bit later than the others.
by Alaric
Mon May 25th, 2009, 9:09 am
Forum: Archives
Topic: Book Depository 10% discount until 26th May
Replies: 19
Views: 1290

Damn ... I have some shopping to do!
by Alaric
Mon May 25th, 2009, 8:43 am
Forum: Archives
Topic: Book shopping today ...
Replies: 1580
Views: 78810

Bones of the Hills arrived this afternoon. I'll get to it next.
by Alaric
Sun May 24th, 2009, 5:56 am
Forum: By Author
Topic: Patrick O'Brien
Replies: 22
Views: 2066

[quote=""annis""]I have to admit that I'm more of a "Hornblower" fan, myself.[/quote]

Same. Infinitely more readable for us common folk, I think.

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