Read any good books lately?

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Re: Read any good books lately?

Unread postby Kayzr » Sat Jun 25, 2016 4:05 am

Sun Fin wrote:I love the Sharpe series! Both TV and books are among my favourite things!


Bernard Cornwell, when writing some of the later novels in the Sharpe series, was inspired by Sean Bean's portrayal of Sharpe. 8-)
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Re: Read any good books lately?

Unread postby Sun Fin » Tue Jun 28, 2016 3:31 pm

Indeed, to the extent that he had Sharpe run away to Yorkshire as a teenager to make Sean Bean's accent cannon. 8-)
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Re: Read any good books lately?

Unread postby Ayame » Tue Aug 02, 2016 2:41 am

I'm re-reading Falls the Shadow by Sharon Kay Penman.
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Re: Read any good books lately?

Unread postby Sun Fin » Sat Aug 06, 2016 7:47 pm

I'm currently working my way through Joe Abercrombie's books. Just taking a short break for the new Harry Potter book.
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Unread postby Sun Fin » Mon Dec 12, 2016 2:22 pm

I'm reading Romance of the Three Kingdoms at the moment. I've read it like a hundred times before but not for 6 or 7 years so I'm really enjoying taking a stroll through old memories!
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