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    I've read Pullman and Colfer .

    Did you like them?
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    i'm not actually that big of a fan of the pullman i read, contrary to practically everyone else's opinion it seems... i really liked artemis fowl though :awesome: i think i read those books in one sitting each, they're entertaining.
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    demon is your man for fantasy methinks :cool:
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    (Original post by rainbow drops)
    i'm not actually that big of a fan of the pullman i read, contrary to practically everyone else's opinion it seems... i really liked artemis fowl though :awesome: i think i read those books in one sitting each, they're entertaining.
    Yeah, I liked the Artemis Fowl ones, too .

    What Pullman books did you read? If it was His Dark Materials, then fair enough... but I didn't much like his other stuff either, so if you didn't read HDM, I recommend those to you.
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    (Original post by ukebert)
    demon is your man for fantasy methinks :cool:
    Heh, thanks for the vote of confidence .
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    He is our king!!!

    And I am your prince :ninja:
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    (Original post by Demon_AS)
    Yeah, I liked the Artemis Fowl ones, too .

    What Pullman books did you read? If it was His Dark Materials, then fair enough... but I didn't much like his other stuff either, so if you didn't read HDM, I recommend those to you.
    :eek: What did you not like about His Dark Materials Trilogy then?:poke:

    :wavey:
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    HDM was awesome, haven't read it in ages, might have to go back to it...once I finish WoT.

    Might be a while :p:
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    (Original post by Elements)
    :eek: What did you not like about His Dark Materials Trilogy then?:poke:

    :wavey:
    I think you misread my post . I didn't like his other stuff, but HDM was awesome. I was saying that if she didn't like HDM, then fair enough, but if she'd tried his other stuff and didn't like it, then I would recommend HDM for her consideration.

    Make sense?
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    (Original post by channy)
    He is our king!!!

    And I am your prince :ninja:
    Easy, boy!

    Now go make me a sandwich :p:.
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    (Original post by Demon_AS)
    Easy, boy!

    Now go make me a sandwich :p:.
    I am pretty hungry now that you mention it.
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    I liked HDM first time through, but couldn't get into Northern Lights last time I tried to read it
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    Finished 'The French Lieutenant's Woman' today! Was actually really good!
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    (Original post by Malsi101)
    Finished 'The French Lieutenant's Woman' today! Was actually really good!
    Ah! So what was it about in the end?
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    (Original post by channy)
    Ah! So what was it about in the end?

    lol..well...if you want to know and don't mind spoilers:p:...

    Spoiler:
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    2 main people..charles and sarah.

    Charles in the beginning of the play is smitten, or so it seems, with Ernestina, his wife to be. When out on a walk they come across someone who Ernestina names ''Tragedy''..her real name being Sarah..it is this first time the audience learns about Sarah that they get the impression that she's ugly and something really shameful; yet further into the book she becomes very interesting and who Charles, after many clandestine meetings, eventually falls in love with![although not something Ernestina or her father are happy about] he breaks the engagement (although Sarah doesn't know this as sam, Charles' servant doesn't send the telegram to inform her) and dreams of a life with Sarah; although when he gets to the hotel where she was staying she isn't there! (cos, like I said, Sam didn't tell her!) ... so for months, say years, he can't find her, then one day he does...laaaa di daaa di daaa....but the author, John Fowles gives the audience 2 endings which I found annoying yet to him were of same 'plausible value'....

    well what do you think? :p: (oh and not the best of reviews I admit but it's not something I specialise in :o: :p: )
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    (Original post by Malsi101)
    lol..well...if you want to know and don't mind spoilers:p:...

    Spoiler:
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    2 main people..charles and sarah.

    Charles in the beginning of the play is smitten, or so it seems, with Ernestina, his wife to be. When out on a walk they come across someone who Ernestina names ''Tragedy''..her real name being Sarah..it is this first time the audience learns about Sarah that they get the impression that she's ugly and something really shameful; yet further into the book she becomes very interesting and who Charles, after many clandestine meetings, eventually falls in love with![although not something Ernestina or her father are happy about] he breaks the engagement (although Sarah doesn't know this as sam, Charles' servant doesn't send the telegram to inform her) and dreams of a life with Sarah; although when he gets to the hotel where she was staying she isn't there! (cos, like I said, Sam didn't tell her!) ... so for months, say years, he can't find her, then one day he does...laaaa di daaa di daaa....but the author, John Fowles gives the audience 2 endings which I found annoying yet to him were of same 'plausible value'....

    well what do you think? :p: (oh and not the best of reviews I admit but it's not something I specialise in :o: :p: )
    There were 2 endings? How confusing, I have trouble with 1 ending sometimes

    Sounds pretty interesting. So do charles and sarah get together in the end? Is that what 'la di da di da' meant? :p:
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    (Original post by channy)
    There were 2 endings? How confusing, I have trouble with 1 ending sometimes

    Sounds pretty interesting. So do charles and sarah get together in the end? Is that what 'la di da di da' meant? :p:

    lol the laa di daa is something quite laa di dahh...I guess you'll have to read it yourself :p:

    Well...they do in one ending but not in the other..but really to be honest they don't in one ending but the impression it gives off is that they live happily ever after..

    yeah the two endings are very weird and annoying indeed:p:
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    (Original post by Malsi101)
    lol the laa di daa is something quite laa di dahh...I guess you'll have to read it yourself :p:

    Well...they do in one ending but not in the other..but really to be honest they don't in one ending but the impression it gives off is that they live happily ever after..

    yeah the two endings are very weird and annoying indeed:p:
    How did the author lay out the 2 endings? Did you ever read the books where you could 'choose' what to do? Like, do you go through door a or b, if door a go to page 147! They were funny

    Was it like them?
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    (Original post by channy)
    How did the author lay out the 2 endings? Did you ever read the books where you could 'choose' what to do? Like, do you go through door a or b, if door a go to page 147! They were funny

    Was it like them?

    no no lol

    Well basically he told one thing..then the next page had half of that story but didn't end the same way; so kind of repeated himself a little...

    He is a very funny author though especiall in this novel; he even put himself in the story as a fictional character and told how he sat on the train looking at charles thinking what to do with him....:rolleyes: :p:

    Also cos it was written in the 20th century but set in the 19th it's like he's being cocky and knows what has or hasn't happened in time; what they were like and what was to come, etc, if you know what I mean lol
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    (Original post by Malsi101)
    no no lol

    Well basically he told one thing..then the next page had half of that story but didn't end the same way; so kind of repeated himself a little...

    He is a very funny author though especiall in this novel; he even put himself in the story as a fictional character and told how he sat on the train looking at charles thinking what to do with him....:rolleyes: :p:

    Also cos it was written in the 20th century but set in the 19th it's like he's being cocky and knows what has or hasn't happened in time; what they were like and what was to come, etc, if you know what I mean lol
    Mmm like an omniscient slightly big headed historian? Maybe the wrong analogy.
 
 
 
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