Awesome Books Thread ...

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  1. EWOKS

    EWOKS POTATOES GONNA POTATE

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    Awesome Books Thread ... ( NO SPOILERS ... )

    The Road - Cormac McCarthy

    Shantaram - Gregory David Roberts

    Bird Song - Sebastian Faulks



    John Dies at the End - David Wong ( added to list )

    blood meridian - cormac McCarthy ( added to list )
     
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  2. logikz

    logikz I Am Not The King Staff Member

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    life - keith richards
    kingdom of fear - hunter s thompson
    the gates - john connolly

    and no posing by saying 'the divine comedy by dante aligheri is awesome' cos it bloody aint, nearly impossible to read a single page out of that fking book
     
  3. jmzmaloney

    jmzmaloney ENTHUSED WITH ETHNOGRAPHIC PLUNDERPHONICS Staff Member

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    Yeah Keith Richards book is awesome, as are The Motley Crew - Dirt and the Anthony Kiedis biography, though Kiedis one gets a bit monotonous after a while
     
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    logikz I Am Not The King Staff Member

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    awesome, im getting the motley crew book now
     
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    jmzmaloney ENTHUSED WITH ETHNOGRAPHIC PLUNDERPHONICS Staff Member

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    Ethix can you put in the 1st post that absolutely no spoilers will be tolerated in this thread.
     
  6. logikz

    logikz I Am Not The King Staff Member

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    i think one of ethix recommendations might be in violation of that rule it its strongest possible sense
     
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    spiderfran286 "Yes, squid pro roe..."

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    half of the ppl on here dont even know what a book is.....
     
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    jmzmaloney ENTHUSED WITH ETHNOGRAPHIC PLUNDERPHONICS Staff Member

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    Inevitable, change the fucking record Fran starting to wear thin now the Nazi thing
     
  9. logikz

    logikz I Am Not The King Staff Member

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    ffs fran always with that thing
     
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    Kenneth4Eva Let's Breed

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    The Saxon Stories series by Bernard Cornwell
    these books have tons of vaking rape and pillage
     
  11. ONSLAUGHT88

    ONSLAUGHT88 I sees ya I do I sees ya

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    The Damage Done : 12 years in hell by Warren Fellows

    About a heroin smuggler from Oz that gets caught smuggling from Thailand and is sentenced to life in prison. It's a truly gruesome harrowing story I recommend anyone to read it.
     
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    Kenneth4Eva Let's Breed

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    Paddy ashdowns autobiography is a really good read.

    the steven fry books are generally a good way to pass the time too
     
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    id suggest 1984 and brave new world if you havend read it ! must read imo!
     
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    All books by Raymond Feist if you're into Fantasy. They're very well-written imo
     
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    Both great. Try anything by David Mitchell, not the Peep Show guy. Cloud Atlas is a recent favourite.
     
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    Times Eye---Stephen Baxter and Arthur Clarke

    The Strain---Chuck Hogen and Guillermo Del Torrro

    Only two book series I've read in a long time that I would call great.
     
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    Fantastic read
     
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    i thought Scar Tissue was really good too mate .. got through it very quick .. i thought some bits did seem a little far fetched, like dancing naked with flea on the table at a record companys meeting , during the meeting .. something like that .. but who knows ... good book tho for sure.