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Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by La Coka Nostra, Jul 15, 2008.

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  1. Proper

    Proper Elite Member

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    George Orwell, that's right! God, I write this book a while ago. I can't really remember anything about it though. Shit, now i'mma have to read it again or atleast scan through this book.
     
  2. RFI. SPit

    RFI. SPit Moderator

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    George Orwell is the man

    Good book indeed
     
  3. BIGel

    BIGel Elite Member

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    any fans of hunter s thompson have to read the rum diary, i just finished it...totally depraved ass book.
     
  4. Evasion Of Invasion

    Evasion Of Invasion Senior Member

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    ^^^ thanks ill give it a try. if ur into vampire stuff check out Sherrilyn Kenyons Dark Hunter novels. Also if ur into sci-Fi check out Jim Butchers Dresden Files Series. I'm hooked to those 2 series its like crack for ppl who read.
     
  5. Raccoon

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    I just finished 1984, and the ending bothered me as well. I was left very unsatisfied, I was expecting so much more up until about Part III hits. The whole conversation parts, and especially the last two chapters made me realize nothing really exciting was going to happen, and the ending was totally the opposite of what I wanted to happen. (I'm trying not to spoil anything for people that might want to read it)

    But I guess that was the intended feeling that the reader was supposed to get? I dunno. It was great and all, just left me feeling very strange after I was done.
     
  6. TylerDurden

    TylerDurden Elite Member

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    win
     
  7. ESKiMO2

    ESKiMO2 Elite Member

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    Yeah, anyone interested with the struggles of autism read this book.

    I'm currently reading a philosophy compilation.
     
  8. sketch3

    sketch3 Banned

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    brave new world thats about brainwashing the test tube babies to be stupid and conditioning them for the gehtto?
     
  9. Klaz

    Klaz Elite Member

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    anybody here read old Sci-Fi novels?

    its astonishing how accurate some of the things H.G Wells wrote about turned out to be....



    but yeah,

    someone suggest me some good sci-fi/fantasy/horror thats fairly recent.

    im getting bored of reading books from the 1800's haha.


    peace.
     
  10. To.The.Beat

    To.The.Beat Senior Member

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  11. Scream Out

    Scream Out Senior Member

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    this is the best book i have ever read

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  12. Robbie P

    Robbie P Senior Member

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    house of leaves is gangster. hail johnny truant.
     
  13. A//resistance

    A//resistance Senior Member

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    i hate reading 1984 because everytime i do i get really paranoid.
    i've never finished it.. i've tried reading it like 10 times since i was a teenager.

    i just read art against authority that was pretty good.. it's got an interview w/ gee vaucher for all crassheads...
    the giver is a good book too. i had to read that in highschool.
    lord of the flies too.
    one of my favorite books when i was younger was book of lies.
    animal farm is good. diary of a drug fiend. tao of jeet kune do.
    black elk speaks.
    i should read more..
     
  14. La Coka Nostra

    La Coka Nostra Elite Member

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    awww.trutv.com_graphics_photos_serial_killers_predators_david_a844bc30989f206b230647fe5535ab70.jpg


    just finished reading this.
    wasn't impressed.
    but i guess that's what you get for a $6.50 book at the grocery store.
     
  15. MAST

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    lotttttsa Bukowski
    lotttsa Palahniuk
    and i'm kinda gettin into William S. Burroughs
    i haven't read anything by Hunter S. Thompson yet, but i really want to

    currently reading The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner by Alan Sillitoe, All the Pretty Horses (for school) by Cormac McCarthy, and Diary by Chuck Palahniuk

    and to the Palahniuk fans, they made a Choke movie. the trailer makes it look like it shouldn't disappoint.

    by far, favorite author is Bukowski though. simple ass style, and even though half his stories lead absolutely nowhere, they're still great. and his poetry is insane.
     
  16. Proper

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  17. emel

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    Ruminations-KRS ONE
     
  18. fannypack uprock

    fannypack uprock Elite Member

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    this thread should be called 'faggery and homoertica'
    books. reading. pffft.
     
  19. crailtap

    crailtap Senior Member

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    haha i still read books... ive recently read "the old man and the sea" and liked it. i also liked "something wicked this way comes" by ray bradbury...all mystic and shit
     
  20. WoeInfinite

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    two good horror/mystery/sci-fi books?
    gotta read for summer for school