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03 March 2011 @ 09:38 pm
World Book Day  
Ooh, I like this meme! via altariel and others.

The book I am reading: The Book of Dave by Will Self
The book I am writing: I wish :) I am comtemplating writing some more for my dark_fest fic though.
The book I love most: Lord of the Rings, I suspect, but there are others that chase it closely.
The last book I received as a gift: A Companion to Wolves by Sarah Monette and Elizabeth Bear - fantastic book! What McCaffrey chickened out of writing with her dragons. Not for the faint hearted though.
The last book I gave as a gift: The Homeward Bounders by Diana Wynne Jones
The nearest book on my desk: Matter by Iain M. Banks
 
 
 
my wings are like a shield of steel: bernice bobs her hairbuckle_berry on March 4th, 2011 11:02 am (UTC)
ooh, i have that same iain m banks book sitting on my desk, tell me what you think if you get round to reading it!

i might have to steal this meme :)
Valderys: Philadelphia Story - Unexpected Depthvalderys on March 6th, 2011 11:15 pm (UTC)
I did like the book, but the ending irritated me, as Bank's ending do tend to do - but I can't tell you why wihout spoiling it for you! Suffice to say he's upseting another storytelling trope that I personally don't agree with. Hmm. Can't think of a better non-spoilery way to put it, I'm afraid...
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Valderys: Philadelphia Story - Unexpected Depthvalderys on March 6th, 2011 11:16 pm (UTC)
It spread across my flist like wildfire - I am pleased! :)