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Old 12-13-2004, 01:12 PM
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I just bought that a couple weeks ago, haven't started it yet. Any good? I wanted to buy The Old Man and the Sea, but they didn't have it for some reason.
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Old 12-13-2004, 01:13 PM
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Wheel of Time: I couldn't agree more...started off great (not just another re-tread of Lord of the Rings) but really came to a screeching halt in the later books. I'll still read the new ones, but I'll wait for the paperbacks!

Just finished Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged for the 3rd or 4th time...probably my all-time favorite book. I'm re-reading The Fountainhead now...
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Old 12-13-2004, 01:47 PM
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Fifth Harry Potter. 4th & 5th definitely better reads than the first 3, but a bit much too intense be considered children's books anymore
I REALLY DO NOT LIKE the fifth Harry Potter....! And I felt that Rowling kinda rushed through the book a bit... things were getting a bit tedious. AND MY FAVOURITE CHARACTER DIES!
well I guess I shouldn't have read this post
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But I haven't told you who my favourite character is!

I have suspicions
I will try not to ruin the book... but IT'S SO SADDDDD!
Patience: I read the book and I still don't know who died....or I should say "can't remember"....darnit...gotta read it again!
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Old 12-13-2004, 01:49 PM
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I am reading A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius. I had the great opportunity to work in the UConn COOP this summer on the side. I was stocking the shelves of all the fall classes, and found tons of books that I would have to read if I took certain classes. It is amazing on how many of these books I have read. What is even more amazing is that I would not have read, even if I took the classes! (P.S. my girlfriend is upset at me now since I am responding to this post in Oxford visiting for Thanksgiving Break! )
Pretty good book. The author's sister killed herself this year.
I LOVED the book. That is really sad about the sister.
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Old 12-13-2004, 01:57 PM
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Fifth Harry Potter. 4th & 5th definitely better reads than the first 3, but a bit much too intense be considered children's books anymore
I REALLY DO NOT LIKE the fifth Harry Potter....! And I felt that Rowling kinda rushed through the book a bit... things were getting a bit tedious. AND MY FAVOURITE CHARACTER DIES!
well I guess I shouldn't have read this post
oops... sorry....
But I haven't told you who my favourite character is!

It's not blha blah balh is it? That would be very sad indeed.
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Fifth Harry Potter. 4th & 5th definitely better reads than the first 3, but a bit much too intense be considered children's books anymore
I REALLY DO NOT LIKE the fifth Harry Potter....! And I felt that Rowling kinda rushed through the book a bit... things were getting a bit tedious. AND MY FAVOURITE CHARACTER DIES!
well I guess I shouldn't have read this post
oops... sorry....
But I haven't told you who my favourite character is!

It's not Sirius Black is it? That would be very sad indeed.
Yeah, but who loses their virginity?
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Old 12-13-2004, 02:29 PM
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Fifth Harry Potter. 4th & 5th definitely better reads than the first 3, but a bit much too intense be considered children's books anymore
I REALLY DO NOT LIKE the fifth Harry Potter....! And I felt that Rowling kinda rushed through the book a bit... things were getting a bit tedious. AND MY FAVOURITE CHARACTER DIES!
well I guess I shouldn't have read this post
oops... sorry....
But I haven't told you who my favourite character is!

It's not Sirius Black is it? That would be very sad indeed.
Yeah, but who loses their virginity?
professor dumbledoor
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Old 12-13-2004, 03:27 PM
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The dead one, or the replacement???
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Has anyone here read The Rule of Four? Can you give me some feedback?

I'm looking for something to read for my flight, preferably something that I can read from cover to cover during flight time.
I read The Rule of Four. What a tremendous waste of time, paper and ink. It is written by 2 friends and it reads as if each wrote their part based on what the other guy had in a first draft. I expected it to be interesting with puzzles, etc. The problem is all of the puzzles are solved by the characters without getting the reader involved at all. Also, very predictable.
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Has anyone here read The Rule of Four? Can you give me some feedback?

I'm looking for something to read for my flight, preferably something that I can read from cover to cover during flight time.
I read The Rule of Four. What a tremendous waste of time, paper and ink. It is written by 2 friends and it reads as if each wrote their part based on what the other guy had in a first draft. I expected it to be interesting with puzzles, etc. The problem is all of the puzzles are solved by the characters without getting the reader involved at all. Also, very predictable.
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