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Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 27-08-2015, 19:07
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45. Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad, narrated...

45. Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad, narrated by Kenneth Branagh.
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 27-08-2015, 19:01
Replies: 4,404
Views: 324,155
Posted By Sue_C
I've finished Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad....

I've finished Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad. It's very short, less than 4 hours, but very wordy. This is my second Conrad novel and I find him more difficult than Steinbeck and Bronte, I have to...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 21-08-2015, 20:47
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Posted By Sue_C
That's the clip I started with! It's rather...

That's the clip I started with! It's rather disconcerting that Richard Chamberlain seemed quite old to me when I first watched the tv series and now watching the clips he looks so young. Time flies...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 21-08-2015, 18:06
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Posted By Sue_C
I'm reading The Thorn Birds by Colleen...

I'm reading The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough. This is d0lphin' s fault! I bought the book a few months ago, when it was on special offer, to read again at some stage. I'd forgotten about it...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 21-08-2015, 15:33
Replies: 467
Views: 28,592
Posted By Sue_C
44. Hamlet, Prince of Denmark: A Novel by A.J....

44. Hamlet, Prince of Denmark: A Novel by A.J. Hartley and David Hewson, narrated by Richard Armitage.
Shakespeare's play expanded and retold in novel form. I haven't studied the play so can't say...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 20-08-2015, 18:09
Replies: 467
Views: 28,592
Posted By Sue_C
43. The House at Sea's End by Elly Griffiths. The...

43. The House at Sea's End by Elly Griffiths.
The third in the series and very readable, though I thought that the Bosnia storyline didn't really blend in with the rest of the plot.
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 18-08-2015, 17:55
Replies: 9
Views: 2,101
Posted By Sue_C
This worked on my box. Go to Settings /...

This worked on my box. Go to Settings / Applications / Manage Installed Applications / Amazon Music.

There are options to Clear Data and Clear Cache. I clicked both and the music then updated.

I...
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 17-08-2015, 15:50
Replies: 5
Views: 736
Posted By Sue_C
I've got a Kobo Mini for library books. It's...

I've got a Kobo Mini for library books. It's fairly simple to download them using Adobe Digital Editions software, but does involve downloading the books to a computer first and then transferring to...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 14-08-2015, 18:08
Replies: 4,404
Views: 324,155
Posted By Sue_C
I'm listening to Hamlet, Prince of Denmark: A...

I'm listening to Hamlet, Prince of Denmark: A Novel by A. J. Hartley and David Hewson. It's narrated by the lovely Richard Armitage. I didn't study Hamlet at school and only have a hazy idea of the...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 13-08-2015, 22:26
Replies: 467
Views: 28,592
Posted By Sue_C
41. Down Among the Dead Men by Peter Lovesey,...

41. Down Among the Dead Men by Peter Lovesey, narrated by Michael Tudor Barnes.
The latest book featuring Detective Superintendent Peter Diamond. Diamond accompanies his boss to Chichester to...
Forum: Advice 09-08-2015, 22:06
Replies: 6
Views: 600
Posted By Sue_C
Worth a try, hope they don't have a taste for...

Worth a try, hope they don't have a taste for curry! Vaseline sounds like it should work.
Forum: Advice 09-08-2015, 21:18
Replies: 6
Views: 600
Posted By Sue_C
Wasps are eating my sunflower stems!

Daughter has grown some sunflowers. There are about six plants, about 7ft tall and just coming into flower. The stems are quite thick and woody. We noticed today that the bases of the stems are being...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 07-08-2015, 18:29
Replies: 4,404
Views: 324,155
Posted By Sue_C
I'm starting on two new books. Down Among the...

I'm starting on two new books.

Down Among the Dead Men by Peter Lovesey, audiobook narrated by Michael Tudor Barnes. The 15th book in the series featuring DS Peter Diamond of Bath CID. In this story...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 07-08-2015, 08:43
Replies: 467
Views: 28,592
Posted By Sue_C
40. Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy, translated by...

40. Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy, translated by Louise and Aylmer Maude. Audiobook narrated by David Horovitch.

I'm very pleased to have finished this at last, it's taken nearly two months. David...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 05-08-2015, 08:56
Replies: 467
Views: 28,592
Posted By Sue_C
39. The Holy Machine by Chris Beckett. Sci-fi by...

39. The Holy Machine by Chris Beckett.
Sci-fi by the author of Dark Eden. Set a few generations in the future when the world has embraced religious fundamentalism. Illyria is an autonomous state...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 22-07-2015, 18:24
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Views: 324,155
Posted By Sue_C
I'm reading The Holy Machine by Chris...

I'm reading The Holy Machine by Chris Beckett.
It's Science Fiction set a few generations into the future. George Simling lives in the state of Illyria, a community living by scientific principles in...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 16-07-2015, 21:33
Replies: 467
Views: 28,592
Posted By Sue_C
38. A Man of Some Repute by Elizabeth...

38. A Man of Some Repute by Elizabeth Edmondson.
This was a Kindle First giveaway for the month of June. An Agatha Christie style whodunit set in 1953. In 1947 the Earl of Selchester apparently...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 13-07-2015, 12:27
Replies: 467
Views: 28,592
Posted By Sue_C
37. The Anchoress by Robyn Cadwallader....

37. The Anchoress by Robyn Cadwallader.
Historical fiction set in 1255. Anchoress is the female term for Anchorite, a hermit who chose to withdraw from the secular world to pursue a life of prayer....
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 07-07-2015, 22:06
Replies: 4,404
Views: 324,155
Posted By Sue_C
I'm reading The Anchoress by Robyn Cadwallader....

I'm reading The Anchoress by Robyn Cadwallader. It's historical fiction set in 1255. A seventeen year-old girl chooses to renounce the world and, after a ritual similar to a burial service, is...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 05-07-2015, 10:13
Replies: 467
Views: 28,592
Posted By Sue_C
36. Dead Like You by Peter James (Roy Grace #6)....

36. Dead Like You by Peter James (Roy Grace #6).
A serial rapist with a shoe fetish. Set in 1997 & 2009. The story jumped around too much for my liking. It was interesting to see Roy Grace at an...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 28-06-2015, 10:21
Replies: 467
Views: 28,592
Posted By Sue_C
35. Widows & Orphans by Michael Arditti. As a...

35. Widows & Orphans by Michael Arditti.
As a former resident of a seaside town, I was drawn to this novel set in the fictional resort of Francombe. Duncan Neville is the owner and editor of the...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 22-06-2015, 18:31
Replies: 467
Views: 28,592
Posted By Sue_C
34. The End of the World Running Club by Adrian...

34. The End of the World Running Club by Adrian J. Walker. Edgar Hill is overweight, unfit and drinks too much. He doesn't like his job much and is a less than devoted husband and father. When...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 21-06-2015, 14:48
Replies: 4,404
Views: 324,155
Posted By Sue_C
I'm reading The End of the World Running Club by...

I'm reading The End of the World Running Club by Adrian J. Walker.

Very readable and I'll have probably finished it today or tomorrow.

I'm listening to Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy, narrated by...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 19-06-2015, 19:27
Replies: 467
Views: 28,592
Posted By Sue_C
33. The Beach Hut by Cassandra Parkin. A Cornish...

33. The Beach Hut by Cassandra Parkin. A Cornish beach, caves, treacherous undercurrents, a brother and sister living in an illegal beach hut, a widowed publican and his headstrong teenage daughter,...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 17-06-2015, 18:10
Replies: 467
Views: 28,592
Posted By Sue_C
32. The Giant, O'Brien by Hilary Mantel,...

32. The Giant, O'Brien by Hilary Mantel, audiobook narrated by Patrick Moy.
I thought that this was a very good book, made even better by Patrick Moy's excellent narration and range of accents.

A...
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