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  Topic: Well I've just finished E:OWWG
masrock

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PostForum: The Books   Posted: Wed Sep 29, 2010 10:16 am   Subject: Well I've just finished E:OWWG
Hi James,

Thanks for the reply. It's your fault really, by setting such a high standard for your first book, those few opening chapters in Dawnthief were spectacular. As the stories progressed abo ...
  Topic: Well I've just finished E:OWWG
masrock

Replies: 3
Views: 4299

PostForum: The Books   Posted: Thu Sep 23, 2010 2:07 pm   Subject: Well I've just finished E:OWWG
No I'm not talking about a dyslexic singing the chorus to 'Old MacDonald'

OK <ahem>

In Summary
Overall the book was enjoyable to read.
I found the first few chapters confusing and took a ...
  Topic: Once Walked With Gods complete (finally)
masrock

Replies: 61
Views: 45338

PostForum: The Books   Posted: Mon Jun 28, 2010 2:48 pm   Subject: Once Walked With Gods complete (finally)
Hi James,

Masrock here an old veteran from the early days of this website...

You seemed to changed your writing style between The Raven and the Ascendants. Have you gone back to the Raven style ...
  Topic: Late to the Party...
masrock

Replies: 4
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PostForum: The Books   Posted: Tue Jan 13, 2009 7:46 pm   Subject: Late to the Party...
Weren't you the one that decided that academics were better than artists? Wink

hehe, anyway, welcome back and if you've taste you'll thoroughly enjoy the book! Very Happy


Eh?! No. Merely rationa ...
  Topic: Late to the Party...
masrock

Replies: 4
Views: 5294

PostForum: The Books   Posted: Tue Jan 13, 2009 1:33 pm   Subject: Late to the Party...
Sorry, sorry.

I've been out of touch for a while, completely missed the release of Ravensoul, though I'm sure I set a reminder somewhere.

Anyway, I've read the first few chapters this lunch-hour ...
  Topic: Sex in books
masrock

Replies: 23
Views: 24648

PostForum: Books   Posted: Tue Jun 17, 2008 12:10 pm   Subject: Sex in books
Very Happy
Now I remember what it was called!!
The Books were parts one and two of the War of Powers....
Not bad... but way too much sex in there for my taste :S

I've read the War of Powers - had me i ...
  Topic: One to look out for
masrock

Replies: 8
Views: 9062

PostForum: Books   Posted: Tue Jun 17, 2008 11:59 am   Subject: The witcher
Read the book - loved it.

Played the game - loved it

Read the book again - still loved it

Playing the game again........guess what, loving it!

'Nuff said.

Masrock
  Topic: Joe Abercrombie
masrock

Replies: 17
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PostForum: Books   Posted: Tue Jun 17, 2008 11:54 am   Subject: Joe Abercrombie
HeeHee, I'm reading 'Last Argument of Kings' (the final book in the trilogy) and it's better than both of it's predecessors Very Happy

Finished it last night and boy was the ending depressing. I know Joe ...
  Topic: 1/2 way through "shout.."
masrock

Replies: 5
Views: 8693

PostForum: The Books   Posted: Wed Apr 25, 2007 6:31 pm   Subject: 1/2 way through "shout.."
I'm off to China on holiday next week so I'll probably pick it up when I get back, thanks for the support though.

Masrock
  Topic: 1/2 way through "shout.."
masrock

Replies: 5
Views: 8693

PostForum: The Books   Posted: Wed Apr 25, 2007 3:52 pm   Subject: 1/2 way through "shout.."
Hi all,

Just thought I'd make an appearance. I'm 1/2 way through the second book but have put it down for a while. Maybe I'll go back to it in a short while. I'm just having trouble getting into th ...
  Topic: The God Delusion
masrock

Replies: 4
Views: 4436

PostForum: Books   Posted: Fri Nov 03, 2006 6:50 pm   Subject: The God Delusion
Yes it is.

It has given me new insight into the process natural selection.

It has given me good philosophical arguments against theist illogic.

It made me think thoughts i'd taken granted for ...
  Topic: Which ONE book hooked you to fantasy?
masrock

Replies: 77
Views: 59687

PostForum: Books   Posted: Tue Oct 31, 2006 7:42 pm   Subject: Which ONE book hooked you to fantasy?
what can I say, it hooked me

Masrock
  Topic: Which ONE book hooked you to fantasy?
masrock

Replies: 77
Views: 59687

PostForum: Books   Posted: Tue Oct 31, 2006 4:27 pm   Subject: Which ONE book hooked you to fantasy?
The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant by Stephan Donaldson. - at age 12 a long time ago.

Masrock
  Topic: The God Delusion
masrock

Replies: 4
Views: 4436

PostForum: Books   Posted: Tue Oct 31, 2006 4:24 pm   Subject: The God Delusion
I have just finished reading the God Delusion by Richard Dawkins and enjoyed it very much.

Has anyone else read it or plan to?

Masrock
 
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