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  1. TheSowIsMine

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    I finished The Man Who Folded Himself by David Gerrold.
    Its a book about a guy who travels in time, has lots of thoughts about the time travel and its paradoxes, meets a lot of versions of himself and has a lot of self love. Its a very interesting read.
     
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    What I am reading now: The Big Short - Michael Lewis
    Reading next: One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey
     
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  3. Sunflower007

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    :emoji_blush:~ I haven't read the The Big Short but I definitely read Ken Kesey's One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. It was really good.


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    I must look into getting hold of ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST next time I visit the library.

    I'm currently deeply immersed in the world of Jack Higgins.
     
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    :emoji_nerd:~ I have one of his work that I have in my to be read list is A Prayer for the Dying.


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    The world of Jack Higgins is very interconnected. I think just about all of his novels feature characters that reappear in other novels.

    I've read two Liam Devlin novels - including THE EAGLE HAS LANDED - and am now on my second Sean Dillon novel.

    Liam Devlin was a mentor to Sean Dillon. THE EAGLE HAS LANDED was set in the early 1940s, whilst Sean Dillon is adventuring in the 21st century.

    It appears to be quite a massive and intricate universe.

    I'm having the time of my life! :emoji_wink:


     
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    In an attempt to convince myself that I am intellectual, I tend to get books from the library and never actually read them in the end, but might as well post 'em up, I guess, so here are my latest ones....:emoji_alien:

    They will most likely go back unread.... :emoji_alien:


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    Now, this one I picked up today and am actually reading.. It has loads of science fact ideas and speculation, attempting to answer very intriguing questions about the fate of humanity, Earth, the universe - and it also goes into the multiverse theory etc. All in digestible chapters that don't overstay their welcome or get stodgy.

    Great for a train journey. :emoji_alien:

    The Back Cover Blurb....

    It's lucky you're here. But for a series of choices, accidents and coincidences - any of which could have gone otherwise - your life would have been very different.
    The same goes for reality. We live in just one of many possible worlds - but we can imagine parallel universes in which dinosaurs still rule the Earth, the Russians got to the moon first, everyone's a vegetarian or time itself flows backwards. And that's just for starters.

    What if the laws of physics were different?
    What if robots become smarter than us?
    Or, if every human on the planet simply vanished tomorrow?

    The answers to these questions aren't just fun to consider, but reveal deep truths about our own universe.

    Join New Scientist on a thrilling journey through dozens of incredible but perfectly possible alternative realities, thought experiments and counterfactual histories - each shining a surprising and unexpected spotlight on life as we know it.
     
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    What I'm reading now: Black Mass by Dick Lehr and Gerard O'Neill
    What I'm reading next: The Final Season by Bill Parcells
     
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    Down and Out in Paris and London by George Orwell
     
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    :emoji_relaxed:I am currently reading Hallowe'en Party by Agatha Christie. Its Hercule Poirot mystery tale. I really love that character. Poirot captivated me in Murder on the Orient Express. Has anyone read any Agatha Christie novels?

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    I have read And The There Were None, I liked it very much.
     
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    :emoji_relaxed: ~ That was the second book of Agatha Christie. I loved:emoji_purple_heart: it very much. The thrills & suspense got to my bones with And The There Were None. Too bad that the two movie versions didn't measure up to the novel.

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    I just read Twin peaks: The Final Dossier by Mark Frost.
     
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    :emoji_relaxed: I started reading Death On The Nile by Agatha Christie. It is another Hercule Poirot tale. This is the third book of Poirot, he is now one of my favorite fictional private investigator. My other favorite investigators that also love to read are Alex Delaware & Milo Sturgis(Johnathan Kellerman), Philip Marlowe(Raymond Chandler), and Alex Cross(James Patterson).

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    I'll be there, till the stars don't shine
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    I know when I die you'll be on my mind
    And I'll love you, always
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    What I’m reading now: John Adams by David McCullough
    What I’m reading next: No Such Thing as a Bad Day by Hamilton Jordan
     
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    :emoji_relaxed:Yesterday I began reading The Outsider by Stephen King. Has anyone read it before.


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    What I’m reading now: Forrest Gump by Winston Groom
    What I’m reading next: Destiny of the Republic by Candice Millard

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    What I’m reading now: The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test by Tom Wolfe.
    What I’m reading next: Ready Player One by Ernest Cline.

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