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Post by Misfit » Thu April 14th, 2011, 6:12 pm

Nice haul and congrats on finding a copy of Black Madonna. That's a good 'un.
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Post by SonjaMarie » Fri April 15th, 2011, 4:10 am

Henry Plantagenet by Richard Barber, 5th book in my challenge, after Stephen. Henry is better known as Henry II.

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Post by Amanda » Fri April 15th, 2011, 10:25 am

I receieved via the ups man and amazon uk (thanks to free shipping deal to Australia atm!)

By Fire, By Water by Mitchell James Kaplan
Madame Tussaud by Michelle Moran
The Confessions of Catherine de Medici by CW Gortner
If Walls Could Talk: An Intimate History of the Home by Lucy Worsley.

The TV series of If Walls COuld Talk started in the UK the other day, and thanks to the wonders of the internet, I have seen the first episode which was quite good, and all about the changes to the living room (or the change from Great Hall to living room) over time.

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Post by LoobyG » Fri April 15th, 2011, 8:56 pm

[quote=""Vanessa""]Wow! Blummin' heck!!!! I don't know about a wheelbarrow, more like a trailer!!!! LOL. A fantastic haul. Have you got the rest of the Poldark series, Looby? It was a book of the month on here last year sometime. I love the 1970s series, too!![/quote]

Thanks everyone, I've got a few of the Poldarks Vanessa but have yet to read one - I've heard really good things about them :) I've never seen the 1970s series, I should track it down sometime.

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Post by Kasthu » Sat April 16th, 2011, 4:25 pm

Books stick to me like flies to flypaper! Today I walked home with The World is Not Enough, by Zoe Oldenbourg, and Charlotte Bronte's Shirley, Charlotte M. Yonge's The Heir of Redclyffe, and Anne Radcliffe's The Italian.

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Post by SonjaMarie » Sat April 16th, 2011, 4:36 pm

When I see "The World is Not Enough" I think of the Bond movie and the Garbage song.

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Post by Madeleine » Sun April 17th, 2011, 10:45 am

[quote=""LoobyG""]Thanks everyone, I've got a few of the Poldarks Vanessa but have yet to read one - I've heard really good things about them :) I've never seen the 1970s series, I should track it down sometime.[/quote]

I see you're in the UK Looby - if you have Freeview TV, the Yesterday channel sometimes show the Poldark series - they showed it last year - so it might be worth keeping an eye out for it. I watched a few last year and they seemed to stick quite closely to the book, well the first one anyway as that's the only one I've read so far! :rolleyes: :)
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Post by parthianbow » Sun April 17th, 2011, 11:45 am

[quote=""Amanda""]I receieved via the ups man and amazon uk (thanks to free shipping deal to Australia atm!) [/quote]

Amanda - you may know this already, but Book Depositorydoesn't charge shipping to anywhere in the world, and its prices are close to Amazon's...
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Post by LoobyG » Sun April 17th, 2011, 3:22 pm

[quote=""Madeleine""]I see you're in the UK Looby - if you have Freeview TV, the Yesterday channel sometimes show the Poldark series - they showed it last year - so it might be worth keeping an eye out for it. I watched a few last year and they seemed to stick quite closely to the book, well the first one anyway as that's the only one I've read so far! :rolleyes: :) [/quote]

Ooh thanks for the tip Madeleine, I'll keep an eye on the tv guide to see if I can spot any Poldark :)

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Post by Sintra » Sun April 17th, 2011, 4:08 pm

[quote=""parthianbow""]Amanda - you may know this already, but Book Depositorydoesn't charge shipping to anywhere in the world, and its prices are close to Amazon's...[/quote]

Sadly anywhere in the world does not apply to Russia, apparently :(
Well, it's good that i at least have betterworldbooks.com :)

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