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Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 07-08-2014, 15:33
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Finished Sylvia Plath's The Bell Jar. Brilliant...

Finished Sylvia Plath's The Bell Jar. Brilliant novel but very disturbing bearing in mind subsequent events
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 02-08-2014, 13:51
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Finished Tales from the Secret Footballer. Some...

Finished Tales from the Secret Footballer. Some good anecdotes - even better if TSF revealed himself. Is it Dave Kitson of Oxford United?
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 02-08-2014, 13:50
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Finished Milton Jones's Where Do Comedians Go...

Finished Milton Jones's Where Do Comedians Go when They Die? Decent effort from the punmeister!
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 01-08-2014, 07:23
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Finished Jef Stelling's Jelleyman's Thrown a...

Finished Jef Stelling's Jelleyman's Thrown a Wobbly. A bit dated with lots of references to Besty and Rodney Marsh. Good tale if you are addicted to Soccer Saturday
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 01-08-2014, 07:21
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Finished Ben Hatch's P45 Diaries. OK but not...

Finished Ben Hatch's P45 Diaries. OK but not brilliant. Some plot lines were distracting
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 01-08-2014, 07:16
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Finoshed Calvin Wade's Another Saturday and Sweet...

Finoshed Calvin Wade's Another Saturday and Sweet FA. Amusing tale of foitball fans attempt to see every game in every round of last season's FA Cup including qualifying rounds.
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 01-08-2014, 07:11
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FInished A Bend in the River by V S Naipaul....

FInished A Bend in the River by V S Naipaul. Beuatifullt written novel about the fragility ofife and social breakdown in Africa. Written almost 40yrs ago but history still repeating iitself today.
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 12-07-2014, 17:21
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Finished Stephen Booth's Already Dead. The...

Finished Stephen Booth's Already Dead. The Fry/Cooper series had been running out of ideas of late, but this installment tries to get things back on track. There's a focus on Cooper's battle to...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 12-07-2014, 17:16
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Posted By dymafi
Finished The Girl who Saved The King of Sweden. ...

Finished The Girl who Saved The King of Sweden. Has gained popularity on the back of Jonas Jonasson's wonderful The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared. The beauty of...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 16-06-2014, 14:02
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The Disappeared Kristina Ohlsson. Excellent...

The Disappeared Kristina Ohlsson. Excellent addition to the crime series featuring a group of 3 detectives in Stockholm. Well plotted and good characterization.
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 16-06-2014, 14:00
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Posted By dymafi
Ooops wrong thread -apologies

Ooops wrong thread -apologies
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 08-06-2014, 16:38
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Last of the Summer Wine: The Inside Story of the...

Last of the Summer Wine: The Inside Story of the World's Longest-Running Comedy Programme by Andrew Vine

Don't know why I purchased it .. 99p on Kindle probably. Never watched the programme until...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 28-05-2014, 15:46
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Finished Ian Rankin's "The Impossible Dead". ...

Finished Ian Rankin's "The Impossible Dead". Never ventured near any of the Rebus series - TV version s put me off .. but the new series about Inspector Fox of "the Complaints" was excellent. Best...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 28-05-2014, 15:42
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Finished "On a Winter Night a Traveler" by Italo...

Finished "On a Winter Night a Traveler" by Italo Calvino. Brilliant experimental book
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 28-05-2014, 14:08
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Posted By dymafi
Barchester Towers - Anthony Trollope The...

Barchester Towers - Anthony Trollope
The Moonstone - Wilkie Collins
David Copperfield - Charles Dickens
Jude the Obscure - Hardy
In Cold Blood - Truman Capote
Middlesex - Jeffrey Eugenides
Fever...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 28-04-2014, 10:26
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Finished Asa Larsson's The Savage Altar - didn't...

Finished Asa Larsson's The Savage Altar - didn't enjoy it I must admit and a tax lawyer as the main character. A step too far for my Scandi noir addiction!
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 18-04-2014, 12:03
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Finished Ben Hatch's Are We Nearly There Yet?

Finished Ben Hatch's Are We Nearly There Yet?
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 28-03-2014, 12:29
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Finished The Never List by Koethe Zan .. Not a...

Finished The Never List by Koethe Zan .. Not a promising start when the cover blurb compares it to the turgid Gone Girl last year's mystifying best-seller. But Zan's novel is a quick read .....
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 26-03-2014, 09:10
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Finished Men withou Women - a collection of short...

Finished Men withou Women - a collection of short stories by Ernest Hemmingway. First time I've read Hemmingway - deserves the accolades he's been getting for 60 odd years
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 23-03-2014, 18:27
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Finished The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt - well...

Finished The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt - well worth the 10year+ wait. Brilliant, epic, profound .. read it!
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 24-02-2014, 20:40
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Posted By dymafi
Finished Hitch 22 - the autobiography of essayist...

Finished Hitch 22 - the autobiography of essayist and journalist Christopher Hitchens. Very interesting on several aspects of political developments over the past 50 yrs particularly his...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 24-02-2014, 20:35
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Finished The Little Old Lady Who Broke All the...

Finished The Little Old Lady Who Broke All the Rules by Catharina Ingelman-Sundberg. Trying to capitalise on the success of last year's Scandi best seller The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 03-02-2014, 19:20
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Posted By dymafi
Finished Peter Robinson's Children of the...

Finished Peter Robinson's Children of the Revolution. Not the greatest of the series, but still welcoming to meetthe DCI and his team again. More of a vehicle to prepare for Banks's retirement...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 03-02-2014, 19:17
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Finished Diaries of a Fleet Street Fox -...

Finished Diaries of a Fleet Street Fox - Different to what I expected .. more of a Bridget Jones as journalist going through divorce rather than an insight into the profession itself.
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 03-02-2014, 19:12
Replies: 3,455
Views: 243,743
Posted By dymafi
Just started The Goldfinch .. so far so good .....

Just started The Goldfinch .. so far so good .. The Little Friend and The Secret History are excellent.
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