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Alex made a comment in the group Historical FictionistasWhat are you reading now? topic
" Jackie wrote: "I started The Last Kingdom this weekend. Very good so far. It's my first Cornwell :)"

I want to read this one too, Jackie...I've read a
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Alex made a comment in the group Historical FictionistasWhat is your point of no return? topic
" Hmm, well, really it depends on the book. I mean, I have books where from the first chapter I've just been compelled to read as much and as often as p ...more"
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" At the last moment his friend, Kyle, grabbed his arm and pulled him upright. "Careful!" he said, "I don't want to have to explain to your parents why ...more"
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Alex is reading Monk's Hood: Well, not so much has happened yet, although I'm about 40% through. Still I've enjoyed it more than the previous book so far.
Monk's Hood by Ellis Peters
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Battle Royale by Koushun Takami
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Firstly, I must say I had seen the film of Battle Royale at least twice prior to reading the book - I was therefore expecting the book to be even better, as books that have been adapted to films are wont to be.

But it wasn't. I mean, it's not terrible
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Monk's Hood by Ellis Peters
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Ciaphas Cain by Sandy Mitchell
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The Ciaphas Cain novels are easily the best 40K novels I have read. The stories themselves are very good and the characters well thought-out and developed.

Cain is a great character, self-serving and selfless in apparently equal amounts while he tries
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The Eagle's Conquest by Simon Scarrow
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The second of Simon Scarrow's 'Eagle' series picks up straight from where the first book left off and continues at a great pace.

The main battle is described in loving detail and you really feel part of it as the Romans are getting battered by the Bri
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