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SteviEboY

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#1 12 years ago

Hi there .. i like to sit down and read a good book before I go to the wonderful world of sleepyville. The problem is I have read all the books I own and am not sure what to read next. I have all the Vampire Chronicles by Anne Rice, I thought they started off really well but when the story went away from the other Vampires and concentrated on Lestat and Quinn, they started to get a bit poor. I have read the LotR trilogy about 15 times and have read some of Tolkeins other works i.e the Silmarrilion and Unfinished Tales. I've just finished the latest 40k book in the Horus Heresey line and I've also read Eisenhorne and Storm of Iron. I also like Stephen King. So I was wondering if anyone, going by the sort of book I have read or not, change is always good, can point me in the direction of a must read and tell me a little bit about it, then I'll go and buy it if it sounds good.




felle__swe

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#2 12 years ago

If you like LotR and wants a laugh you may read some of the books which is made cause of making fun of those books. Really funny ;) :nodding:




felle__swe

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#3 12 years ago

If you like Lord Of The Rings you may read some of the books which is made to make fun of Lord Of The Rings. Those books is really funny :nodding:




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#4 12 years ago

The Long Walk

By Steven King

In the near future, where America has become a police state, one hundred boys are selected to enter an annual contest where the winner will be awarded whatever he wants for the rest of his life. The game is simple - maintain a steady walking pace of four miles per hour without stopping. Three warnings, and you're out - permanently.

Misery By Steven King

Novelist Paul Sheldon has plans to make the difficult transition from writing historical romances featuring heroine Misery Chastain to publishing literary fiction. Annie Wilkes, Sheldon's number one fan, rescues the author from the scene of a car accident. The former nurse takes care of him in her remote house, but becomes irate when she discovers that the author has killed Misery off in his latest book. Annie keeps Sheldon prisoner while forcing him to write a book that brings Misery back to life.

Misery is the only one I read, But theother looks good too. Misery was really good! Nice and full of content, the lady who holds him is truly physcotic and he portrays that very nicely.




SteviEboY

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#5 12 years ago

Mr King has a uncanny knack of doing that .. i've seen the film but I haven't actually read the book. So I think I will give Misery a blast, actually, the Long Walk also sounds good. It seems different so I think I will try that first, as I haven't seen the movie version. Thanks very much Baked. I will let you know my opinion once I have finished the book. Any others out there that I shoul bless my eyes with?




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#6 12 years ago

The hitch hikers guide to the galaxy.

Douglas Adams was a phenomenal writer, and this book more than shows it! If you can, read all five books in the triology.




V0rtex

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#7 12 years ago

The most obvious thing would be to read the Harry Potter series. Great novels.

You might like Michal Crichton's novels as well. I would suggest Jurassic Park, Congo, and Sphere.




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#8 12 years ago

If you haven't read Stephen King's Skeleton Crew, I'd recommend that. Some of his best short stories are in that compilation; my favorite was the first, actually, The Myst. Apparently, The Myst inspired the Silent Hill series!

Other than that, when it comes to fiction, my favorite authors include William Burroughs, Kurt Vonnegut, Jack Kerouac, Franz Kafka, C.S. Lewis, Ayn Rand, Ray Bradbury, Clive Barker, H.P. Lovecraft, Ernest Hemingway, John Steinbeck, J.D. Salinger, George Orwell, and... more.




Nusentinsaino

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#9 12 years ago

Wow, you've got all the greatest authors of all time... :nodding: Vonnegut and Orwell's dystopian worlds are excellent.




SteviEboY

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#10 12 years ago
V0rtexThe most obvious thing would be to read the Harry Potter series. Great novels. You might like Michal Crichton's novels as well. I would suggest Jurassic Park, Congo, and Sphere.

hmm, not to sure about the harry potter books. Thet seem a bit to kiddy to me, I guess I am basing my opinion on the films as I haven't read the books. Same with books like Jurassic Park, ok, the film was pretty good, but it sort of takes away the interest from the book itself.