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    Conn Iggulden: Wolf of the Plains

    The first of the Conqueror series chronicling the rise to power of Genghis Khan. This is a must-read book that lives up to its hype. The quote 'It seemed like a blockbuster movie was unfolding before me' is appropriate as stated in the book cover. The action is frenetic and the pace of the...
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    J.R.R. Tolkien: The Lord Of The Rings

    What's your favorite chapter in Two Towers? Mine is where Aragorn, Gimli and Legolas meet the 'old man' at night and think it's Saruman, and their first encounter with Gandalf The White. Do you think he is indeed Saruman?
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    Recently Purchased/Borrowed

    Wolf of the Plains-Conn Iggulden
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    Recently Purchased/Borrowed

    To quote a Book Readers' Quote: May these books remain friends with you forever!
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    Where are you? (in the book you are reading) - please read 1st post

    I've just come out of a world where Nazi Germany and Japan won World War 2 and share the spoils.
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    What did you read in May?

    Fatherland by Robert Harris Very fast-paced and thrilling book which had a very interesting subject Archangel by Robert Harris Another entertaining book with twists and turns and a very effective open-ended finish. Blandings Castle by PG Wodehouse I have only started reading his...
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    Barack Obama; The Audacity Of Hope

    Very entertaining and interesting book. Made me view politics differently from before.
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    Books you quit/dropped

    I know it sounds ridiculous, but The Tale of Two Cities. I have never gone beyond the first chapter.
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    Recently Purchased/Borrowed

    Fatherland by Robert Harris Atonement by Iain McEwan Trevayne by Robert Ludlum Silmarillion by JRR Tolkein Unfinished Tales by JRR Tolkein Children of Hurin by JRR Tolkein
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    Books that made you...

    1) One Book that made you read it More Than Once: Lord of the Rings 2) One book you would want on a desert island: Lord of the Flies-William Golding 3) One book that made you laugh: Thank You, Jeeves-PG Wodehouse 4) One book that made you cry: Kane and Abel-Jeffrey Archer 5)...
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    Help Finding Book to read!!!

    well, I would have suggested it, but saw a thread where you said you hated the book :o:o
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    Golden Goblet

    The Goblet of Fire was quite entertaining. Although I couldnt stand the fact that they cancelled Quidditch :( The first chapter was excellent, and set the tone for a darker series. My least favorites of the series are Order of the Pheonix and Half Blood Prince.
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    J.R.R. Tolkien

    The Lay of Luthien in the Silmarillion is among Tolkein's best works ever.
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    Looking for book suggestions

    I would suggest The Woman Of Substance by Barbara Taylor Bradford. It's about Emma Harte who rises from nowhere to become a very rich businesswoman. The sequels Hold The Dream, To Be The Best, Emma's Secret are all worthy reads as to how Emma's children and grandchildren continue her legacy.
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    Good books wanted

    Try looking here Amazon.co.uk: Chronicles of Thomas Covenant: Books
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    Fantasy/Sci-Fi

    You might enjoy Issac Asimov and his Foundation series.
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    Does inaccurate historical facts affect your enjoyment of historical fiction?

    Accurate facts are fine, as long as the book is enjoyable, that's what matters for me. Unless of course an author claims a book is representative of true history and then turns out it isnt.
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    Rome Stories

    I would highly recommend the Conn Iggulden series, about the rise and fall of Julius Caeser. The Gates of Rome The Field of Swords The Death of Kings The Gods of War Amazon.co.uk: Conn Iggulden: Books
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    Fiction Books About Knights, etc.

    The Sharpe series by Bernard Cornwell. I enjoyed them as a child, not sure about its quality now.
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    Help Finding Book to read!!!

    The Hobbit by JRR Tolkein The lightest and most enjoyable of Tolkein's works 271 pages long.
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