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  1. 'Ye can smell it. What came tae yon?' The Dragon...

    'Ye can smell it. What came tae yon?'
    The Dragon Charmer - Jan Siegel
  2. I will also recommend Umberto Eco. and add Terry...

    I will also recommend Umberto Eco.
    and add Terry Pratchett. his novels are fantasy but they are humorous and satire about us as humans and our beliefs.

    Jean Paul Sartre is also a good read.
    ...
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    hi Daniel it is quite a difficult question to...

    hi Daniel
    it is quite a difficult question to answer because it depends on your grandmother's tastes.
    but.... Jacqueline Winspear is an English author who has written several novels set in London...
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    I love having the choice of either reading or...

    I love having the choice of either reading or listening to a good book.

    and now we have ereaders as well as paper books.

    just enjoy whichever.

    lyn
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    The Discworld books by Terry Pratchett. very dry...

    The Discworld books by Terry Pratchett.
    very dry English humour.
  6. When you get your hauberk and gambeson, you will...

    When you get your hauberk and gambeson, you will wear them at all times, except when you're asleep, when they go on the stand here, half-unlaced and ready to put on.

    To Hold the Bridge: An Old...
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    after all that heavy stuff.... the last book I...

    after all that heavy stuff....

    the last book I bought was Legends O f Australian Fantasy edited by Jack Dann & Jonathan Strahan.

    I like fantasy.
  8. I get a mental picture of what I'm reading. I...

    I get a mental picture of what I'm reading. I don't like an author to be too descriptive of every little detail but I like to be able to picture if someone is taller or shorter or if a room is in...
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    have you tried googlebooks?

    have you tried googlebooks?
  10. Folk believed, generally, that all I did was mix...

    Folk believed, generally, that all I did was mix inks, prepare quills and keep the workroom tidy. Hearts Blood by Juliet Marillier.
  11. Thread: Fantasy = Stale?

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    Juliet Marillier has put out another of her...

    Juliet Marillier has put out another of her fantasy books it is a stand alone not a trilogy. I have recently finished reading it. the name is Hearts Blood. a bit spooky but a great read.
    another...
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    I agree with Terry Pratchett. his Discworld...

    I agree with Terry Pratchett. his Discworld series of books are very entertaining.
  13. 'Ye can smell it.' The Dragon Charmer -Jan Siegel

    'Ye can smell it.'
    The Dragon Charmer -Jan Siegel
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    I love re-reading my books. I read the Discworld...

    I love re-reading my books. I read the Discworld books by Terry Pratchett over and over again. currently I am re-reading a trilogy by Jan Siegel.
    I think I have read most of my books at least...
  15. Thread: Losing the way.

    by lyni
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    perhaps you needed to have a break so don't feel...

    perhaps you needed to have a break so don't feel guilty about it. enjoy it. don't push yourself to read just because you think you should read. if/when you are ready to read again have a look around...
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    although I too like the feel of a real book I...

    although I too like the feel of a real book I think the ebook also has its uses. like the audio book which is easier to carry the ebook will be used to carry more books around more comfortably.
    it...
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    lyni thankx for the advise, I'll definitely read...

    lyni
    thankx for the advise, I'll definitely read "The Great Fire of London"))[/QUOTE]

    Inka - hope you enjoy it like I did
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    another vote for Robert Harris's Pompeii - great...

    another vote for Robert Harris's Pompeii - great read.
    Bertrand Russell's History of Western Philosophy.
    Neil Hanson's Great fire of London.

    all great reads.
  19. Thread: Looking for...

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    have a look at this link. ...

    have a look at this link. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olive_Schreiner

    it names the books Olive Schreiner wrote. they may help you find the one you are looking for. or it may be interesting for...
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    there are so many books to recommend! but I will...

    there are so many books to recommend!
    but I will name Terry Pratchett's new book called Unseen Academicals. it is due out in October.
    I have a lot of his Discworld novels and I love them.
    they are...
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    great results! congratulations allround.

    great results!
    congratulations allround.
  22. The Bitterbynde Trilogy - Cecelia Dart Thornton...

    The Bitterbynde Trilogy - Cecelia Dart Thornton
    The Sevenwaters Trilogy - Juliet Marillier
    Prospero's Children, Dragon Charmer, Witch's Honour - Jan Siegel
    The Books of Pellinor - Alison Croggon
    ...
  23. Thread: Help Please

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    perhaps this link may help you....

    perhaps this link may help you.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Waiting_for_Godot
  24. Jan Siegel is an English author. her books are...

    Jan Siegel is an English author. her books are Prospero's Children, Dragon Charmer and Witch's Honour. her main characters are a sixteen year old girl and her younger brother.
  25. the trilogy novels of Jean Paul Sartre are a very...

    the trilogy novels of Jean Paul Sartre are a very good read.
    The Age of Reason
    The Reprieve
    Iron in the Soul
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