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    Oh, and I'm reading some poetry; The Painted Field by Robin Robertson.
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    Just finished a book of short stories:

    Everything's Eventual - Stephen King

    When i get around to it, the next one on my list is:

    Against a Dark Background - Iain M. Banks
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    Just read 'The Good Doctor' by Damon Galgut...characters reminded somewhat of Enduring Love for some reason. Finished 1984 by Orwell and am going to start The Old Curiosity Shop by Dickens.
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    Ford Madox Ford's selected poetry
    Rivers of Babylon by Peter Pist'anek
    All's Well that Ends Well (BORING)
    A biography of Aldous Huxley
    and for a bit of light bedtime reading... An Introduction to Practical Criticism and Literary Theory
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    War Of The Worlds,
    and,
    1089 and all that.

    And next to my bed at the moment is Lord Of the Rings
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    Saturday by Ian McEwan
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    Pride and Prejudice, and not an awful lot else since I just don't have the time.
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    (Original post by missygeorgia)
    Saturday by Ian McEwan
    LOVE it, it's my favourite by McEwan (although I detest all his other stuff).
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    (Original post by ikvoria)
    LOVE it, it's my favourite by McEwan (although I detest all his other stuff).
    What else of his have you read? How come you detested it?
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    (Original post by missygeorgia)
    What else of his have you read? How come you detested it?
    I've read Enduring Love, which wasn't so bad I guess, I quite liked how the narrative was from someone else's point of view rather than another boring boring perspective of a mental illness patient. Amsterdam was a decent plot, but the ending killed it - just far too surreal for a realist novel! And The Child In Time was just horrendous. Couldn't finish it. On Chesil Beach was pretty dire as well.

    Of course, Atonement doesn't count. :rolleyes:
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    The Woman in White - Wilkie Collins.
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    The Siege - Helen Dunmore

    but my friend just lent me Random Acts of Heroic Love - Danny Scheinmann and so i may read that now and leave teh siege until after
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    Just finished Sadie Jones - The Outcast, and started Jodi Picoult - Vanishing Acts.
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    Just started "The Conquest of Happiness" by Bertrand Russell. I need to start reading more novels.
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    just finished (well, read yesterday) Mark II by Chris Furnell. Brilliant read, I highly recommend it, not least because the author went to my uni and did a very similar course to what I'm studying
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    Lolita.
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    Frankenstein, Mary Shelley for uni.
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    The Great Gatsby is perhaps my favourtie novel of all time and it kickstarted my interest in reading

    I'm reading Don Quixote by Cervantes at the moment and its an enjoyable read but its quite repetitive later on
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    Im in the middle of:

    - Jane Eyre (rereading as I can't remember half of it..)
    - The Great Gatsby
    - The Taming of the Shrew
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    Pride and Prejudice (again)
    Great Expectations
    Tess of the D'Urbervilles
    The Lovely Bones
    and last but not least
    Frankinstein
    i love books!!!
 
 
 
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