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What was the last book you read?

Discussion in 'The Lockdown Lounge' started by Ms Southworth, Aug 2, 2017.

  1. James from London

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    Darts' Greatest Games - Fifty Finest Matches by Matt Bozeat.

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    Roars From The Back Of The Bus by Stewart McKinney.

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    Within the last week I finished

    Different Seasons by Stephen King. The Body (Stand by Me) was particularly outstanding.
    Night Bait by Edward Lee. Included a harrowing chapter on street prostitution.
    Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell. What a bitch that Scarlett is. "I don't give a damn," indeed.
     
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    Voices From The Back Of The Bus by Stewart McKinney.

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    Yeah, the pilot movie and the three following telefilms - Death Scouts, Killer Spores & The Disappearances (retitled as Ark of Doom) - were all published as paperbacks written by Richard Woodley.
     
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    I've just finished "Being And Nothingness" by Sartre. Some people really need to cheer up. Also, for all you fuddy-duddy Mary Whitehouse fans out there, it's okay, there's no sex in it.
     
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    Clover
    In the High Valley

    Susan Coolidge's follow-ups to the Katy Did trilogy, or as we would say today, spin-offs, focusing on Katy's sister Clover and their extended family.
     
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    Jusk finished another trio of books over the weekend.

    On Writing by Stephen King.

    Cockroaches by Jo Nesbø

    79 Park Venue bu Harrold Robbins
     
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    I've just finished reading Adolf Hitler's "Mein Kampf" and I'll be starting Enid Blyton's "Five On Kirrin Island" tomorrow.

    He was a right nasty bastard, wasn't he. Julian from the Famous Five, I mean.
     
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    This one ...
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    Undefeated - The Story of The 1974 British & Irish Lions.

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    "Astrid Lindgren's war diaries".

    They were about the second world war from 1939 to 1945 and included a bunch of old newspaper cuttings and also reflections upon what was happening in the world at the time mixed with some info about her domestic life and work. It was a fascinating account about how people in Sweden thought of the war when it happened. How people were afraid of being occupied by Russia and how some civilians were killed in the war even in Sweden. There was a story of a submarine that had been hit by a German mine and disappeared into the sea. Stuff that I had no clue about. There were also rumors about the mistreatment of Jewish people in the work camps. How people longed for the war to end. How some food were hard to get hold of and they had to have cupons per household to buy things. Some of the stuff I recognize from what my grandparents have told me about that time but reading Astrid Lindgren's diaries was still like a time capsule and I found them interesting to read.
     
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    Rebel With a Cause by Jacqui Lambie

    The autobiography of one of Australia's current crop of quirky politicians.
     
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    Old Stoneface - the autobiography of John Lowe.

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    I have just finished reading four of Toni Morrison's novels.
    The Bluest Eye
    Beloved
    Jazz
    Paradise
    I have started reading A Mercy.
    I recommend each and every one of them.
    Such a wonderful writer!
     
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    Just finished "Lesbian Voodoo Dolls On Motorcycles" by E Nesbitt.

    It's a bit full on but I liked it.
     
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    The Winning Formula by David Coulthard.

    An inside into DC's role from driver to media pundit/entrepreneur.

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    Massey Ferguson 100 Series in detail by Michael Thorne.

    A detailed account on one of the world's greatest ever tractor ranges.

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    Within the last couple of weeks I've finished
    Return to Eden novelisation by Rosalind Miles
    Carmine by Judi James
    The Dreaming Void by Peter F. Hamilton
    Stephen King's Needful Things.
     

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