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Old 21st October 2004, 05:48   #1
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Heya all.Well,just wanted to know if any of u guys are into reading "apart" from automobile related books.

I was recently going thru Salman Rushdie's Satanic Verses for the 3rd time in 8mths.And could not understand it again.
I guess i'm in the "less than 50-club" now.

So guys if u can,share some experiences of interesting books u've come across till date.

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me was into heavy duty reading...now time hardly permits.

used to read the usual suspects ..sidney sheldon, robert ludlum , and all that kind of ilk ...

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I used to read alot too. Fiction Non fiction both. Has anyone read "The Bermuda Triangle" by Charles Blitz. First read it from a library and then asked Crosswords for a copy. They got me one after 6 months of waiting. Its one rare book to find . Very interesting read bout the Bermuda Triangle.

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Mainly non-fiction whenever time permits. I've been looking for Satanic Verses for a long time now. Still can't get my hands on a copy. Anybody know where i could get a copy for sure?
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Like reading about World War and other Intelligence-related books. Alistair Maclean is my favorite. One more book which i've enjoyed reading was the "The Mystery of Flight 007". Its about Korean Airlines Flight 007 which was shot by the Soviets for violating their airspace and the mystery is that not a single body was found.
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Quote[/b] ]Alistair Maclean is my favorite
Glad to hear that someone else had my kind of tastes in reading. I have read all his books (And have most of them in my collection). Started with Guns of Navarone and never stopped.
Also enjoy Jeffery Archer, John Grisham and the likes... Currently reading 'The Monk who sold his Ferrari'.....



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Stephen King!!!!
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Stephen King rocks for horror. A personal favourite of mine. Has anyone read stuff by Ken Follett?


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Alister mclean's a favourite with me too. His HMS Ulysses is a classic.
I tried reading rushdie's midnight's children couldnt go beyond the 10th page.
The best book i have read is 'the old man and the sea' by Hemingway.

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i read more fiction than books on cars..
jsut read the da vinci code.. really well written.. absolutely gripping..
read mostly colin forbes.. michael crichton ( his Timeline is an amzing book ), archer etc.
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i also am into readin too whenevr time permits
some of my fav. authours are jeffrey archer , arther hailey etc...
and one of my fav books have been catch 22
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I've just started reading novels, first novel The Da Vinci Code..... written really well. Half way thru Angels and Demons by Dan Brown. I've also started reading Red Storm Rising, done only 10-15 pages!
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just about to start da vinci code
heard a lot about it...
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Another MacLean fan here - started off with 'The Lonely Sea' - got all of his 8th class - and his biography .
Can't say which one is my favourite - HMS Ulysses - so different from the rest of his work - but so much more satisfying - The Satan Bug, The Golden Rendezvous - Where Eagles Dare !!! - fats paced and exciting, unfortunately , some of his later work wasn't as involving as his earlier work

Fans of MacLean might also like Desmond Bagley - very similar. also check out Sam Llelywllyn's sequels to the Navarone series.

oh.. and get MacLean's 'The way to dusty death' - F1, drugs and kidnapping .

read just about anyhing - from Ludlum to Wodehouse - suspense/technothrillers/action/humour..., wwII history, sprituality (well...just a bit actually) ... sadly I'm getting less time to read these days.

Da Vinci Code's pretty good - preferred Angels and Demons though ..

...my nick's from a book as well
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Quote[/b] (lamborghini @ Oct. 24 2004,18:28)]just about to start da vinci code
heard a lot about it...
Ditto for me.Will start this one soon enuff.

Have any of u guys read this 'Its my Life' by Harsh Bharwani.
Its a real nice book for teenager to acheive thier goals and bring up thier self-confidence.He's a friend of mine and released this book bout 18mths back.
I would advise any of the teenager to pick up this book.Its a nice read.

And also The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho.A lovely book.I guess many must've read it by now.

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