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Re: Last Book You Read

Postby Carl » Tue Jun 25, 2013 10:28 am

Interesting film adaptation of Mother Night, with Nick Nolte, Sheryl Lee, Kirsten Dunst,...
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Re: Last Book You Read

Postby Indifferent43 » Tue Jun 25, 2013 6:13 pm

Just last night I was talking about what a great film it would make, thanks for the heads up, I'll see if I can find it somewhere.
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Re: Last Book You Read

Postby Indifferent43 » Tue Jul 30, 2013 12:44 am

The Dark Tower, Volume 1: The Gunslinger Born

My first proper comic, while it was cool seeing the story depicted in graphic form, it lacks so much substance compared to the books. It's first installment is exactly the same as the third Dark Tower book, so was rather boring. Though the few extra snippets at the end of the comic were really interesting in providing a back story.
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Re: Last Book You Read

Postby Indifferent43 » Thu Aug 01, 2013 10:22 pm

1Q84 by Haruki Murakami

1Q84 is a book that has Murakami's surreal signature seeped into every page. I thoroughly enjoyed all his characters with their bizarre yet mundane lives. I can only wonder where Tengo and Aomame end up in the possibly new altered 1984.
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Re: Last Book You Read

Postby Indifferent43 » Wed Aug 07, 2013 10:19 pm

Deeply Odd (Odd Thomas, #6) by Dean Koontz

Another great Odd Thomas adventure. Fast paced, he had to rush against time with the help of an enigmatic friendly old woman to save the lives of 17 children from the hands of an evil man dressed as a rhinestone cowboy. Once again, the ghost of Alfred Hitchcock made it.
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Re: Last Book You Read

Postby Indifferent43 » Fri Aug 16, 2013 12:15 am

Lord of the Flies by William Golding

I can see why this book is a classic. I wish I had the chance to read it at school, as I'm sure there would have been great insights and discussion about the deeper meaning behind each character, and what their behavior represented in the larger picture.
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Re: Last Book You Read

Postby Indifferent43 » Sun Aug 18, 2013 5:34 pm

The Yes Minister Miscellany by Antony Jay

Had a few great and funny quotes, but definitely only for someone who knows the show well and loves it. As well as British politics.
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Re: Last Book You Read

Postby Indifferent43 » Wed Aug 28, 2013 9:53 pm

The Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie

The story was amazing, but his writing style was a bit too flamboyant for my liking.
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Re: Last Book You Read

Postby Annie » Thu Aug 29, 2013 2:32 am

Indifferent43, you constantly amaze me by how many books you read!!
Keep your eye on the doughnut, not on the hole.
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Re: Last Book You Read

Postby Indifferent43 » Thu Aug 29, 2013 8:31 pm

What can I say, I love to read! :D I get to read on the bus to and from work everyday, those 20 minute rides really make a difference!


Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World by Haruki Murakami

I really enjoyed this Murakami book; each chapter alternates between two men's perspectives - one man is in the real world of Japan, the other in a surreal town called The End of the World, which is surrounded by an impenetrable wall that encloses people without minds. Also each person has been separated from their shadow, which represents a part of their old self and withholds some of their memories that are slowly disappearing. And there are also unicorns.
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Re: Last Book You Read

Postby Indifferent43 » Fri Oct 18, 2013 1:09 am

A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole

An amazingly funny albeit depressing book.

The author committed suicide, so the book was found and published by his mother postmortem.
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Re: Last Book You Read

Postby Indifferent43 » Fri Oct 18, 2013 6:26 am

Joyland, the new Stephen King novel. Was a good, fast paced read. Not one of his best by far, but still really enjoyable.
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Re: Last Book You Read

Postby Indifferent43 » Mon Oct 28, 2013 12:41 am

Pines by Blake Crouch

A very gripping read that is Twin Peaks meets the Twilight Zone.
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