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The Blind Assassin
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Traveller made a comment in the group On Paths UnknownBlind Assassin thread 3: Parts VI - X topic
" Sorry, Chance, you know me and spoilers. :P
Thanks... I myself am not at the ending yet, but I'm going to push a bit tonight and we'll see how far I g
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" You know how an artist always "blocks in" his/her painting before s/he starts painting it? You know, first just draws the very rough outlines, and the ...more "
Traveller made a comment in the group On Paths UnknownBlind Assassin thread 4: Part XI - End topic
" Thread for discussion of Part 11 right to the end... (which apparently comes soon once you've progressed to this point!) :D "
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The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
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Maybe one day soon I'll write a proper review of The Hobbit.

In the meantime, I want to say this:
If you are a child, you need to read this for Gollum's riddles.

If you are an adult, you need to read this book to children (if you don't have children, re
" Magdelanye wrote: "can't seem to access the new thread.
and because others have finished I am not going to stop myself from sailing on."

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The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters
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The latest Sarah Waters is set in the 1920's, in the aftermath of WWI; the world has changed. Where during the war everybody had something to do, society now has collapsed like a souffle. During the war men were fighting and being..." Read more of this review »
The Crossing by Cormac McCarthy
"Enormously affecting. A boy and his father set out to trap a wolf that is preying on their cattle. The man who had trapped them in the past, who opened the plains for countless thousands of cattle to graze is now dead, and the wolves have begun to..." Read more of this review »
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Club Miéville à la Goodreads. This is a club for people interested in discussing anything regarding the writer China Miéville; - his work, both fictio ...more
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