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Hal Hal said: " Christmas present from mother dearest. I haven't finished every commentary and insight into the man who was Shirlock Holmes, but I'll get there. "

 
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Hal Hal said: " Where does he get this stuff? It's terribly creative. "

 
Angels & Demons
Hal rated a book 4 of 5 stars
by Dan Brown (Goodreads Author)
bookshelves: currently-reading, fiction
read in March, 2008
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Hal Hal said: " I’ve gotta say, much better than its predecessor (although not as hard-hitting to your average church-goers). Brown has targeted a good audience by going after the 1.someodd billion opinions that are the Catholic faith. Like many of the books/Hollywo ...more"

 

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Hal rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Mr. Midshipman Hornblower by C.S. Forester
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Total guy book. Phenom of a writer.
Hal rated a book 2 of 5 stars
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Pride and Prejudice
by Jane Austen
read in January, 2001
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Mr Darcy, Mr. Darcy...please. Required reading, not my thing, but well written, gaining a good sense of the human condition if it existed on Venus, otherwise fireplace fuel.
Hal rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Angels & Demons by Dan Brown
Angels & Demons (Robert Langdon, #1)
by Dan Brown (Goodreads Author)
read in March, 2008
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I’ve gotta say, much better than its predecessor (although not as hard-hitting to your average church-goers). Brown has targeted a good audience by going after the 1.someodd billion opinions that are the Catholic faith. Like many of the books/Hollywo ...more
Hal rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Angels and Demons / The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown
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Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
" Typical?! I'll have you know little missy that others quite share my opinion, an opinion that you should be lucky to have the rare honor of even readi ...more"
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" Hurry up and add some books, Shakespeare! You're in a cabin on a mountain, what better place to relax and enjoy some goodreads commentary?

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The King of Torts by John Grisham
The King of Torts
by John Grisham (Goodreads Author)
read in January, 2005
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Nobody like a tort lawyer. I gave this to my cousin, the lawyer, to read to keep her sharp.
Hal rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Heir to the Empire by Timothy Zahn
Heir to the Empire (Star Wars: The Thrawn Trilogy, #1)
by Timothy Zahn (Goodreads Author)
read in January, 1995
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Thrawn is still an amazing character. Too bad George Lucas couldn't come up with a decent hero (Luke is an amazingly sad creation). I will admit that Mark Hamill was good in Star Wars IV, A New Hope, but that's only because that movie was all about a ...more
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Dark Force Rising by Timothy Zahn
Dark Force Rising (Star Wars: The Thrawn Trilogy, #2)
by Timothy Zahn (Goodreads Author)
read in January, 2002
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Wow, the stone-cold logic of Thrawn is astounding in this Zahn-created world. One of my favorite characters in fiction writing...ever!
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Conquerors' Heritage by Timothy Zahn
Conquerors' Heritage (The Conquerors Saga, #2)
by Timothy Zahn (Goodreads Author)
read in January, 1995
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I don't really recall this book too well...something about some aliens, some humans, some war, gee, where have I heard that before...
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