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#31    Prestige

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Posted 15 March 2012 - 11:40 PM

Dantes inferno, cask of amtillado and the catcher and the rye

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Posted 15 March 2012 - 11:55 PM

Oh,so many.
I love Poe,Dickens,Shakespear.
I love this book called Robots Have No Tails,about an inventor,who can only work when hes plastered drunk.
White Fang,Call of the Wild,Grapes of Wrath,The Color Purple.

I love stuff by Robert Asprin,William Peter Blatty.
I adore The Bartimaeus Trilogy,the Pendergast series by Lincoln and Child(like most of Lincoln's solo stuff too).

I mean ,cannot think of them all.

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Posted 16 March 2012 - 09:03 AM

View Postdanbell06, on 10 March 2012 - 10:52 PM, said:

Angels & Demons - Dan Brown
The Exorcist - Willam Peter Blatty
Exactly my thoughts!!!!!


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Posted 16 March 2012 - 10:32 AM

It's difficult to name a single book, but one that did have a tremendous impact on me was Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein".

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Posted 16 March 2012 - 12:54 PM

View PostLeonardo, on 16 March 2012 - 10:32 AM, said:

It's difficult to name a single book, but one that did have a tremendous impact on me was Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein".

I am reading it right now

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Posted 16 March 2012 - 02:50 PM

I also love sci-fi / Fantasy...

Some of my favorites:

The Illiad and the Odyssey (the books that actually got me started reading)
The Lord of the Rings and the Hobbit
Anything by H. Beam Piper
Most of Robert Heinliens books
The Honor Harrington series by David Weber
The Antares Dawn Series by Michael McCollum
The Books of Lawerence Watt Evans (The Misenchanted Sword, With a Single Spell, The Night of Madness, etc)
The 'Wiz' series by Rick Cook (a computer programmer is sent to a world of magic and learns that spells are just like computer code)
Huckelberry Finn
Tom Sawyer
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthurs Court
Hammer's Slammers
The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy (series)


Lord there are so many!

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Posted 16 March 2012 - 02:54 PM

View PostTaun, on 16 March 2012 - 02:50 PM, said:


The Illiad and the Odyssey (the books that actually got me started reading)

True. Both of them are amazing.

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Posted 17 March 2012 - 10:44 PM

View PostWordless Wanderer, on 16 March 2012 - 12:54 PM, said:

I am reading it right now

You should try her The Last Man - it's entirely superior.

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Posted 18 March 2012 - 08:55 AM

View PostFunky Poacher, on 17 March 2012 - 10:44 PM, said:

You should try her The Last Man - it's entirely superior.

I will! :yes:

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Posted 19 March 2012 - 02:05 AM

View PostWordless Wanderer, on 18 March 2012 - 08:55 AM, said:

I will! :yes:

It's free on the Internet, too. Just Google around, eventually you'll find it.

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Posted 19 March 2012 - 07:04 AM

View PostAlienated Being, on 31 January 2012 - 03:37 PM, said:

Yours?
Yes. Two of Hearts, my book, is my favorite book.

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Posted 19 March 2012 - 09:33 AM

View PostFunky Poacher, on 19 March 2012 - 02:05 AM, said:

It's free on the Internet, too. Just Google around, eventually you'll find it.

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Posted 20 March 2012 - 04:48 PM

My top favs are..

The Celestine Prophesy (James Redfield)
The 7 Spiritual Laws of Success (Deepak Chopra)
The Stand (Stephen King)
A Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)
Contact (Carl Sagan)
Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman! (Richard Feynman) Wiki page
What Do You Care What Other People Think? (Richard Feynman)
Desperation (Stephen King)
The Regulators (Stephen King, written under his pseudonym Richard Bachman) (These two book have cross-over themes and the same characters, the way it all ties together is very interesting and intriguing. I recommend reading both of these novels back to back.)
World War z (Max Brooks) (a soon to be film! wiki page on the film)
Genius: The Life and Science of Richard Feynman (James Gleick)

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Posted 20 March 2012 - 05:52 PM

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Posted 21 March 2012 - 12:22 AM

Stephen King's The Stand ...unabridged version.





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