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Offline Artobans Ghost

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Re: What literature are you reading?
« Reply #675 on: September 07, 2020, 05:49:46 PM »
Didn’t know a sequel to Larry Niven/Jack Pournelle’ s book Inferno existed. It does.. 2007 and I just finished it. Escape from Hell was as fun to read as the first.

Also just finished The First Wall in the Siege of Terra series. Again, loving this series. Got the order mixed up. This one should have been before dan abbeys one but what the heck.
Mathi Alfblut Feb 4,2017 Simple, You gut the bastard with your sword, the viking way.
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Offline Rowsdower

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Re: What literature are you reading?
« Reply #676 on: September 11, 2020, 02:37:30 PM »
I finally managed to find a copy of the old Machine gunners novel. It was something I had to read many moons ago, in high school. I discovered something whilst reading it. The protagonist is a 5th columnist

Chas McGill discovers a downed Dornier and doesn't tell anyone about it
He lies to a policeman about it
He and his friend steal tools in order to pinch the machine gun
He steals supplies to build a tacky bunker
He helps a German pilot escape
Someone contact the Home guard. There is an enemy agent on the loose DONT PANIC

Offline wissenlander

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Re: What literature are you reading?
« Reply #677 on: September 11, 2020, 02:40:56 PM »
I just finished the Henry IV biography by Ian Mortimer.  Really good read.  I really like Mortimer's work. 
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Offline Feanor Fire Heart

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Re: What literature are you reading?
« Reply #678 on: February 23, 2021, 06:07:44 AM »
I finally finished "Treasure Island." It was a good pirate adventure and I can see why there have been so many adaptations of it. I guess now I have to watch "Black Sails."
"Find him, bind him, tie him to a pole and break his fingers to splinters. Drag him to a hole until he wakes up, naked, clawing at the ceiling of his grave."- Mother in "The Mariner's Revenge Song" to her son.

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