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 Post subject: Re: What Book(s) Do You Re-read?
PostPosted: Jul 07, 2014 8:36 am 
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Yeah, full price, I would not pay for it, either. But an old, clean, hard-bound version, I can heartily recommend you. :)

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PostPosted: Jul 08, 2014 6:33 pm 
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I'm currently re-reading the Orlando Furioso adventures by Ludovico Ariosto http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orlando_Furioso and, considering that it was written in verses something like 500 years ago, I'm actually quite enjoying it!

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PostPosted: Jul 08, 2014 7:31 pm 
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finarvyn wrote:
If you are planning on reading the whole thing for the first time, chronological order might be the best. That way you get all of the history and build your way through the epic one step at a time.

If you think you might dabble in a book or two, you'd probably want to start with the original Dune and perhaps pursue written order. As I mentioned before, the original Dune is (to me) a head and shoulders above any of the others.

Just a thought.


I do want to read the entire list so I guess chronological order it is! 8) Thanks for the feedback.

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 Post subject: Re: What Book(s) Do You Re-read?
PostPosted: Jul 22, 2014 11:22 am 
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Raphael Pinthus wrote:
I can add Mario Puzzo's "The Godfather" to the books I read every few years. The blueprint for Godfather I and II, the novel is sometimes 60-ish cheesy, and even outright racist by today's standards. But overall, it's still a fine, balanced story that illustrates many aspects of the movies more diligently than the actors could.
My copy arrived in the mail yesterday. I got a couple of chapters into it and so far I don't hate you for the suggestion. :wink:

I'll post more when I get a few more pages done. Maybe it starts off fast and goes downhill. :P (Actually, many I've started many books which have turned me off in the first 20 pages. Many authors need to learn how to grab a reader faster.)

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 Post subject: Re: What Book(s) Do You Re-read?
PostPosted: Jul 25, 2014 4:23 pm 
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Johnny Cash's autobiography Cash, by Johnny Cash. I read that at least once a year.
The Moon is a Harsh Mistress. Stranger in a Strange Land.
The Hobbit, or There and Back Again. Lord of the Rings.
All the Moomin books.
Dhammapada.

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PostPosted: Jul 26, 2014 6:14 pm 
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Sauna wrote:
Johnny Cash's autobiography Cash, by Johnny Cash. I read that at least once a year.
I have to ask -- what makes this book so noteworthy? I re-read a lot of fiction, but hardly ever any non-fiction.

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 Post subject: Re: What Book(s) Do You Re-read?
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I used to reread the Gaunt's Ghost series at least once a year as a new book was released & need to do so again as I have some catching up to do. I also used to reread these titles/series at least once a year:
Hardwired by Walter Jon Williams
Aubrey Knight trilogy by Steve Barnes
Marid Audran trilogy by George Alec Effinger
THE BELGARIAD and THE MALLOREON series by David Eddings
Gotrek and Felix by William King (I haven't read the Nathan Long stuff yet).


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