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I Capture The Castle by Dodie Smith
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Crisis on Infinite Earths by Marv Wolfman
Crisis on Infinite Earths
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The Birthing House by Christopher Ransom
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I picked up a second-hand copy of this book because I really enjoyed Christopher Ransom's "The Fading". This was nowhere near as good. Like many other reviewers, I couldn't finish it. Judging by the evidence, the person who owned the book before... " Read more of this review »
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It was a while I ago I finished the book, so I can't make too many points on exactly why I found it such an average read, but I will say this: If I had stopped reading after 50 pages - as I was tempted to do - it would have warranted just the one sta...more
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William S. Burroughs
“I am not one of those weak-spirited, sappy Americans who want to be liked by all the people around them. I don’t care if people hate my guts; I assume most of them do. The important question is whether they are in a position to do anything about it. My affections, being concentrated over a few people, are not spread all over Hell in a vile attempt to placate sulky, worthless shits.”
William S. Burroughs

Walter Scott
“One hour of life, crowded to the full with glorious action, and filled with noble risks, is worth whole years of those mean observances of paltry decorum, in which men steal through existence, like sluggish waters through a marsh, without either honour or observation.”
Walter Scott

Terry Pratchett
“Give a man a fire and he's warm for a day, but set fire to him and he's warm for the rest of his life.”
Terry Pratchett, Jingo

Kay Redfield Jamison
“Mother, who has an absolute belief that it is not the cards that one is dealt in life, it is how one plays them, is, by far, the highest card I was dealt.”
Kay Redfield Jamison, An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness

Groucho Marx
“Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read.”
Groucho Marx, The Essential Groucho: Writings For By And About Groucho Marx

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To Discuss the Delightful world of Jasper Fforde and the Thursday Next series, and his other books too.
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Pop in your babel fish and come converse about the late, great Douglas Adams. Whether it be the Hitchhiker's guide, Dirk Gently, or the Meaning of Lif...more
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A place for fans of Christopher Brookmyre and his unique style of hardboiled tartan-noir to gather and discuss anything from the finer plot points to...more
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The most visited room in the house, so one of my loo books informs me, is the toilet. And where better a place is there for personal development? Okay...more
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