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Postby Omega_Destroyer » Nov 22 2006, 23:29

ThunderTitan wrote: Anyway, it appears i no longer have the patience to read a book in a usefull period of time.


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Postby asandir » Nov 23 2006, 1:10

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stefan.urlus wrote:???? TT, you are a very odd person

Exile's Return now ....


Who's the author of this? I presume it's part of a series.

The title sounds familiar.


It is one of Raymond E. Feists
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Postby Pol » Dec 4 2006, 13:11

A classic: Frederick Pohl - Gateway.
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Postby Marzhin » Dec 4 2006, 13:17

I just finished Christopher Priest's "The Prestige".

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Postby Pol » Dec 4 2006, 16:20

I think that I'm still reading it. Though it's tight book, especially compared to todays normal series, I'm skimping time to read it whole. Time, time when you will be enough?

The Gateway is a SCI-FI greatly popular back in time here are also two games (RPG) benefiting from it. And I already played Gateway: The Homeworld :D
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Postby Akul » Dec 20 2006, 7:58

I just watched the movie Eragon and decided that I should read the book too (once I forget some details from the movie f'course).
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Postby asandir » Dec 21 2006, 11:57

I decided (after talking about it in another thread somewhere) to re-read the incarnations of immortality .... already upto For Love of Evil .... man that book is definately my favourite of the series
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Postby winterfate » Dec 21 2006, 20:58

Sauron: The book is awesome (at least three times better than the movie). Careful though, once you read the book, you may get the urge to spam the makers of the movie :tongue:.
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Postby Fenris » Dec 21 2006, 22:17

I'm reading Dune Messiah at the moment. But since I have to read all of my classmates uncomfortably long essays over christmas I guess I won't finish it in a while.
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Postby Akul » Dec 22 2006, 16:44

winterfate wrote:Sauron: The book is awesome (at least three times better than the movie). Careful though, once you read the book, you may get the urge to spam the makers of the movie :tongue:.


If I survived all the other books into movies, I am sure that I'll take this fine too. Still, Thanks :)

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Postby Angelspit » Dec 22 2006, 16:48

In book 3 of the Dark Tower now, "The Waste Lands". I think I might take a short break from the series after that one.

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Postby Corribus » Jan 1 2007, 21:33

Angelspit wrote:In book 3 of the Dark Tower now, "The Waste Lands". I think I might take a short break from the series after that one.

Read the 4th one, then take a break. The 4th was the best in the series IMO - they all went downhill after that.
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Postby Pol » Jan 1 2007, 23:03

Sauron wrote:I just watched the movie Eragon and decided that I should read the book too (once I forget some details from the movie f'course).


I also watched Eragon movie and now I'm heavy hoping that book is better. Movie is so-so. Pirates from Carribean were better. Much better.
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Postby Elvin » Jan 1 2007, 23:48

I had checked wikipedia about that.The book is better and less...simple but reviews says that the author focuses more on showing off his command of English than developing the characters.After all he was somewhere about 15 when he started writing it.Even thought it might not look like it it is really influenced from lotr(at times the plot is the same with different characters) as well as other fantasy novels.
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Postby asandir » Jan 2 2007, 1:28

that's not necessarily a bad thing, but it depends on how it's all implemented ....

as for books, I'm off them for the moment, need to hit up a library, playing the DS instead
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Postby Elvin » Jan 2 2007, 1:32

The funny thing is that me and my friend guessed most revelations in the film before they happened and even some things that are revealed in the second book as my search showed.It's quite predictable.
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Postby Pol » Jan 2 2007, 1:50

...it's quite predictable.

Which means boring.
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Postby asandir » Jan 2 2007, 3:14

not necessarily, but depends just on how it's done, let's face it, most romantic comedies are pretty predictable, but that doesn't necessarily make them boring
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Postby Pol » Jan 2 2007, 4:10

Eragon is not supposed to be romantic comedy. Though for me it fulfill the definition of bad romantic comedy in the fantasy enviroment.

btw they shoul not be, they are trying to cradle your observation and then bump and everything is ok again. But yes, from this point is predictable. But being predictable to often, means simply to be boring all the time.
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Postby asandir » Jan 2 2007, 5:03

most action movies could also be classed as predictable I would think, I still like most of them though :D

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