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    reading this interesting book

    http://www.amazon.com/Cleopatra-Life.../dp/0316120448

    she lived until 39 years old and back then, that was considered a long long life!

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    I picked up "And Another Thing..." by Eoin Colfer yesterday and started reading it last night. It is "part six of three" from "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" series. I haven't gotten far enough into it yet to really tell how good it is, but I will say that Eoin did a good job of maintaining Douglas Adams' word play.
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    The Doomsday Conspiracy by Sidney Sheldon

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    A Dance With Dragons and lovin' it.

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    I've read so much greatness lately:
    Electra, Jean Giraudoux
    The World Inside, Robert Silverberg
    Letter from an Unknown Woman, Stefan Zweig
    Lost in Austen, Emma Campbell Webster (I recommend to all Austen fans, very funny)
    Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, John le Carré (it was perfect! I'm currently reading the sequel The Honourable Schoolboy)
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    I didn't like Under the Dome (King), not subtle enough for my taste, I prefer more the style of the The Wall (1963) by Marlen Haushofer.

    In the same way I didn't like A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (Twain), I had the impression that the protagonist just want to rebuilt a 2nd modern America, that he didn't even try to take advantage of the positive sides of the area is in. And for his inventions, it's just firework for the eyes, most of them were useless and none of them are explain, etc. The Mysterious Island (Jules Verne) did it better.

    Disappointed the series 1001 before you die (I've read the ones for the books and movies), way too much spoilers!
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    The Honourable Schoolboy was a bit boring compare to Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy.

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    I recently read "A Brave New World" by Aldous Huxley. And am currently reading "Nineteen Eighty-Four" by George Orwell.
    Homer Simpson: "I'm normally not a praying man, but if you're up there, please save me Superman."

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    I will read soon The Big Nowhere by James Ellroy, just so I could finally read LA Confidential.
    The Black Dahlia is one great roman noir by the way.

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    I have give up 1984 because of too much footnotes, I will try it again some day.

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    Just finished, I Am Ozzy, by Ozzy Osbourne. 4.5/5, Brutally honest...

    "Suddenly I heard a tapping, as of someone gently rapping, rapping at my chamber door. You heard me rapping, Right?"

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    In the last books I've read:
    [4/5] An Ideal Husband, Oscar Wilde
    [3/5] Smiley's People, John le Carré
    [4/5] The Cloven Viscount, Italo Calvino
    [5/5] The Old Man and the Sea, Ernest Hemingway
    [4/5] Antigone, Jean Anouilh
    [5/5] Of Mice and Men, John Steinbeck

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    Currently reading "Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus" by Mary Shelley.

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    The Silmarillion~ J.R.R. Tolkien

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    Currently reading Jean Giraudoux plays...

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    "Four Word Film Reviews- The Book" Funny but fairly brutal towards some great flicks.
    "Heart and humour and humility will lighten your heavy load"
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