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#81 Mal

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Posted 15 December 2013 - 09:25 PM

Our free ebook for December is A. A. Attanasio’s “Last Legends of Earth.” The book is one of the few rated a full 5 out of 5 stars on Amazon and it was critically acclaimed by nearly every critic who reviewed it (please note this is a repeat of one of our 2010 offerings). The coupon code for December is 9991563 and will be good through the end of December. As usual, please to to www.PPickings.com to access the book

 

I REALLY like Last Legends. While I just finished reading Centuries I think Last Legends is the most enjoyable story, and I got it for free back in 2010 from PPickings


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#82 Captain Mar-Vell

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Posted 16 December 2013 - 05:36 AM

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I haven't read this thread but I recently reread the Amber Chronicles by Roger Zelazney, so if that hasn't been mentioned, I rather enjoyed that.

 

To say the least.

 

But really my fave was Lord of Light.

 

And I had a comic book adaption of "A Rose for Ecclesiastes", a short story he wrote.

 

In paperback.

 

I wonder what happened to that..

 

I bet its a fortune on amazon/ebay...

 

I might reread Julian May soon.

 

My brother is trying to get me to read Heinlein's Time Enough for Love, would you believe.

 

I never read Heinlein!

 

I did play Avalon Hill's wargame of Starship Troopers, now that was good.

 

Now I really am rambling on time for led zep etc im off bye

 

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Edited by Captain Mar-Vell, 16 December 2013 - 05:44 AM.


#83 Captain Mar-Vell

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Posted 16 December 2013 - 05:47 AM

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Yeah thas right.

 

Whilst incarcerated in a mental hospital with some memory confusion, my brother brought me a book in which the opening scene the protagonist finds himself in exactly the same situation, which he extricates himself from with a mix of charm, deceit, cunning, and violent action.

 

I decided I would just do what the staff told me to.

 

It's not like I'm crazy or anything.

 

I have no doubt my brother was oblivious to the connection.

 

I didn't want to flabber his gast too much by pointing it out.

 

Nine Princes.

 

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#84 Anoesjka

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Posted 30 June 2014 - 11:52 AM

Foucault's Pendulum - Eco

 

A prayer for Owen Meany - Irving

 

Ender's Game - Orson Scott Card

 

Foundation - Asimov

 

Job - Heinlein

 

Amber - Zelazny

 

Oh and don't forget Codex Seraphinianus by Serafini, although I doubt that you'd be able to read it.



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Posted 30 June 2014 - 12:37 PM

M31: A Family Romance

 

Going Native

 

both by Stephen Wright



#86 GrandmasterP

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Posted 01 July 2014 - 05:05 AM

Bump...
Anything by Phil Rickman.
http://www.philrickm...pages/home.html
Especially his Merrily Watkins series.
Cracking good reads for folks with 'our' sort of interests.

Edited by GrandmasterP, 01 July 2014 - 05:06 AM.

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More about Mindfulness here...
http://bemindful.co.uk/

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Posted 01 February 2017 - 06:25 PM

The Tunnel by William Gass
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