Review What Book Are You Reading?

ant-mac

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Finished THE PILLARS OF THE EARTH, by Ken Follett.

Finished 11/22/63 by Stephen King.

Finished re-reading THE CITY AND THE STARS by Arthur C Clarke.

Started but abandoned MISERY by Stephen King.

Am now re-reading THE FRENCH CONNECTION by Robin Moore.
 

Mad_Monster_Party

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The book I’m reading now is Master of the Senate by Robert Caro.
Very good book so far, I look forward to wrapping it up in the next week or so.

The next book I am going to read is Congo by Michael Crichton.
I actually bought my copy last August, but am only getting around to it now. So hopefully it lives up to my expectations.
 

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Finished THE FRENCH CONNECTION by Robin Moore.

Finished THE VALACHI PAPERS by Peter Maas.

Finished THE GODFATHER by Mario Puzo.

Finished THE SICILIAN by Mario Puzo.

Finished THE LAST DON by Mario Puzo.

Finished BROKENCLAW by John Gardner.

Finished THE MAN FROM BARBAROSSA by John Gardner.

Finished NEVER SEND FLOWERS by John Gardner.

Currently reading COLD by John Gardner.
 

Mad_Monster_Party

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Finished THE FRENCH CONNECTION by Robin Moore.

Finished THE VALACHI PAPERS by Peter Maas.

Finished THE GODFATHER by Mario Puzo.

Finished THE SICILIAN by Mario Puzo.

Finished THE LAST DON by Mario Puzo.

Finished BROKENCLAW by John Gardner.

Finished THE MAN FROM BARBAROSSA by John Gardner.

Finished NEVER SEND FLOWERS by John Gardner.

Currently reading COLD by John Gardner.
Ant-Mac,
Was The French Connection any good? I just parts of the movie again this morning for the first time in years, so it was actually on my mind.
 

ant-mac

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Ant-Mac,
Was The French Connection any good? I just parts of the movie again this morning for the first time in years, so it was actually on my mind.
An excellent read... the film did well, but it wasn't able to do proper justice to it... in my opinion.

Eddie Egan and Sonny Grosso both made appearances in the film. Sonny Grosso also made appearances in THE GODFATHER and THE SEVEN-UPS. Eddie Egan also appeared in other film or TV productions. Egan died in 1995, aged 65. Grosso died earlier this year, aged 89.

FRENCH CONNECTION II was almost entirely fictional and couldn't have been made without the extensive assistance of the local organized crime syndicate.
 
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