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EC2
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Location: Nottingham UK
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Postby EC2 » Wed August 27th, 2008, 8:32 am

Not HF at the moment. Terry Pratchett's Wyrd Sisters. However it has historical links. A decidedly different take on The Scottish Play with extra twiddly bits!
Les proz e les vassals
Souvent entre piez de chevals
Kar ja li coard n’I chasront

'The Brave and the valiant
Are always to be found between the hooves of horses
For never will cowards fall down there.'

Histoire de Guillaume le Mareschal

www.elizabethchadwick.com

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diamondlil
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Postby diamondlil » Wed August 27th, 2008, 10:29 am

I do enjoy reading Pratchett! Haven't read that one yet though!


I started to read The Serpent's Tale by Ariana Franklin today. I was very pleased to see in the book that she finally has a website (or more precisely two) for the books in this series!
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Kailana
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Location: Nova Scotia, Canada
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Postby Kailana » Wed August 27th, 2008, 11:12 am

"diamondlil" wrote:I do enjoy reading Pratchett! Haven't read that one yet though!


I started to read The Serpent's Tale by Ariana Franklin today. I was very pleased to see in the book that she finally has a website (or more precisely two) for the books in this series!


She has a website? I missed that! She has a new book in the series out next year, much more exciting! haha

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diamondlil
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Postby diamondlil » Wed August 27th, 2008, 11:32 am


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Cerridwen
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Postby Cerridwen » Wed August 27th, 2008, 12:00 pm

The Queen's Fool - Philippa Gregory :)

LoisAnn
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Location: Marlow, Oklahoma

Postby LoisAnn » Wed August 27th, 2008, 12:36 pm

Sword Song, the 4th & last of the Saxon Chronicles by Bernard Cornwell. I have really enjoyed the 1st three & this one looks promising as well!
I've never known any trouble that an hour's reading didn't assuage. ~ Charles de Secondat

leehow
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Location: birmingham,england

Postby leehow » Wed August 27th, 2008, 1:56 pm

Louise de la Valliere by Alexandre Dumas

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Misfit
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Location: Seattle, WA

Postby Misfit » Wed August 27th, 2008, 2:15 pm

"leehow" wrote:Louise de la Valliere by Alexandre Dumas


I really enjoyed that one. Not as much swashbuckling as the others in the series, but ah, romance and palace intrigue.

leehow
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Location: birmingham,england

Postby leehow » Wed August 27th, 2008, 2:32 pm

I can take or leave the swashbuckling,I just like reading a good story well told.That's not to say i don't read my fair share of action novels which i most certanly do

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Misfit
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Location: Seattle, WA

Postby Misfit » Wed August 27th, 2008, 2:44 pm

Dumas can tell a pretty darn good love story, even for a male writer :) :o

Next time you're in a mood for a long strech of Dumas drop me a line, I'm just finishing up his lesser known series on the French Revolution. Really good stuff.


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