What Book Did You Read Last Night??? (1 Viewer)

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Hit Eason's on the way home and picked up

and

Started on Virgin Suicides. Only a few pages in, but good fuck, it's well written.


2 fantastic books. For Whom the Bell Tolls is one of my favourite books. Its the best Hemingway I've read. Its fantasic all round.

Thats a first edition in the picture above there. They have a copy in the window of that little rare books bookshop on Duke Street (off grafton street). I think it might be signed by Hemingway too. It costs a couple of grand.

I'm on East of Eden by Steinbeck. Its very good but it still hasn't settled down. 100 pages in and hes still introducing characters and describing their backgrounds, etc. Its shaping up to be a good one though.
 

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I thought Mark E killed them all when he's finished.

I read

I didn't know agatha christie did graphic novels either...
 

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I'm re-reading Ireland's favourite famine best sellers, Under the Hawthorn Tree and it's sequels. Well i say re-reading but I think I was 9 when I last read them.

They're a bit crap but it's to be expected
 

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Finished. Fucking hell. Best book I've read since....since...eh....Middlesex.

Recommended.

its pretty deadly alright. I've rarely felt as conflicted about whether I should be laughing or crying when reading a book. The man is a genius really - having that ability to be humourous while telling such a tragic tale. And I love the narrative too. Pretty great reading.
 

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its pretty deadly alright. I've rarely felt as conflicted about whether I should be laughing or crying when reading a book. The man is a genius really - having that ability to be humourous while telling such a tragic tale. And I love the narrative too. Pretty great reading.
About 100% my thoughts.
 

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Just finished Andrew Pepper's Second Pyke Mystery, The Revenge of Captain Paine.

Definitely worth a read, although probably best start with the first one. Yes, it's historical fiction but there's lots of violence, sex, dead bodies, guns... Even the odd ginnery. Which frankly we don't have enough of these days.
 

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