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Old 03-01-2005, 05:42 PM   #241
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The Thief of Always by Clive Barker; a childhood favorite of mine.
That's the one with the Hansel and Gretel storyline isn't it? I read that a few years back. I like Clive Barker, strangely many of his stories were written while he was under the influence of Heroin. He had a very bad habit for awhile, don't know if he has cleaned up at present or not.

Currently I am reading James Mitchner's "Hawaii" Very interesting so far.
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Old 03-01-2005, 06:28 PM   #242
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Parkinson's Law by C. Northcote Parkinson. A classic I just found at the bookstore down the street. Worth re-reading!

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Old 03-01-2005, 07:14 PM   #243
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Old 03-01-2005, 08:09 PM   #244
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Old 03-01-2005, 11:48 PM   #245
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Old 03-02-2005, 12:53 PM   #246
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That's the one with the Hansel and Gretel storyline isn't it? I read that a few years back. I like Clive Barker, strangely many of his stories were written while he was under the influence of Heroin. He had a very bad habit for awhile, don't know if he has cleaned up at present or not.
Sure is. It's about a boy that finds a house where all his dreams can come true just by thinking about it. BUT there a horrible secret lurking within the owner of the house...ooooooo scary. It's great though I love this book. The latter of your information doesn't suprise me really. He has some really fsked up material. I'm not sure wether or not he is clean either.
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Old 03-03-2005, 05:06 AM   #247
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Gödel, Escher, Bach, An Eternal Golden Braid, by Douglas R. Hofstadter. It is really dense reading, but it is pretty accessible, considering the subject matter.
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Old 03-03-2005, 07:39 AM   #249
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Gödel, Escher, Bach, An Eternal Golden Braid, by Douglas R. Hofstadter. It is really dense reading, but it is pretty accessible, considering the subject matter.
I love that book. One of my all time favourites.
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Old 03-04-2005, 01:53 AM   #250
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Old 03-14-2005, 08:13 PM   #251
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I have finished "Hawaii" by James Michener. If any of you love acurate historical tales, as I do, I highly recommend this and all his other works. He tells stories that move me as no other writer does.
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Sure is. It's about a boy that finds a house where all his dreams can come true just by thinking about it. BUT there a horrible secret lurking within the owner of the house...ooooooo scary. It's great though I love this book. The latter of your information doesn't suprise me really. He has some really fsked up material. I'm not sure wether or not he is clean either.
My favorite of Barkers works is "Weaveworld" a must read if you are a fan. I enjoyed his Books of Blood, very Lovecraftian.
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Old 03-18-2005, 09:57 AM   #255
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I'm reading The Last Juror by John Grisham. I am a total Grisham addict. He's great at painting the picture of a small redneck town....Clanton, Mississippi. I am from a small town in Texas, so I know that alot of what he writes is accurate from first-hand experience.
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