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SonjaMarie
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Postby SonjaMarie » Mon October 19th, 2009, 1:14 am

"Susanna Kearsley" wrote:I'm currently in Paris, plotting to assassinate Charles de Gaulle...


Wow! You're really late then! ;)

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Catherine Delors
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Postby Catherine Delors » Mon October 19th, 2009, 7:14 am

Now that's a good one! What is the book?

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Postby annis » Mon October 19th, 2009, 7:21 am

Posted by Catherine Delors
What is the book?


It has to be "The Day of the Jackal", I'm guessing! Still one of Ken Follett's best thrillers, imo. Oops- senior moment there-make that Frederick Forsyth :)
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Vanessa
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Currently reading: The Silent Companions by Laura Purcell & And So It Begins by Rachel Abbott (Pigeonhole)
Interest in HF: The first historical novel I read was Katherine by Anya Seton and this sparked off my interest in this genre.
Favorite HF book: Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell!
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Postby Vanessa » Mon October 19th, 2009, 8:48 am

I'm in Rome in 29 BC, having to take part in the Triumph of Octavian.
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Postby Susanna Kearsley » Mon October 19th, 2009, 12:50 pm

"annis" wrote:Posted by Catherine Delors


It has to be "The Day of the Jackal", I'm guessing!



Yep, that's the one. I've always loved the movie, which is brilliant, but I've never read the book, till now.

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sweetpotatoboy
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Postby sweetpotatoboy » Mon October 19th, 2009, 2:24 pm

"Susanna Kearsley" wrote:Yep, that's the one. I've always loved the movie, which is brilliant, but I've never read the book, till now.


I've read the book, but not seen the movie. Brilliant book, though.

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Catherine Delors
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Postby Catherine Delors » Mon October 19th, 2009, 8:06 pm

I have neither seen the film nor read the book. An omission to repair :)

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4ever Queen
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Postby 4ever Queen » Mon October 19th, 2009, 9:47 pm

"Catherine Delors" wrote:I have neither seen the film nor read the book. An omission to repair :)


Me neither, so I just added it to my Netflix queue for next week :p
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Postby Sharz » Mon October 19th, 2009, 9:52 pm

I'm photographing the Great Chicago Fire from a water tower.

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Nefret
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Preferred HF: The Middle Ages (England), New Kingdom Egypt, Medieval France
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Postby Nefret » Tue October 20th, 2009, 3:38 am

In Egypt. Seti I is Pharaoh.


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