What book are you currently reading?

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  1. RayCaptain

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    Just set down my copy of Storm of Steel by Ernst Jünger.

    Moving onto Ride the Tiger by Julius Evola which I have on PDF.
     
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    The Last Wish by Andrej Sapkowski.

    I like it thus far. Read about half of it. Quite enjoying this month's reading! Join us in the Error | The Fantasy Forum
     
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    1636: Commander Cantrell in the West Indies by Eric Flint
     
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    I'm also reading the Last Wish. well, at least I should be, been finding it hard to find time, but I'm gonna try and get a decent bit into it this weekend
     
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    Parcel of Rogues
     
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    hatchet13 The Nasty Tusken

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    I have been trying to learn to read in braille for something different but when I went to the persons place to be taught the first thing he'd do was put a bucket on my head and then hand me the "book" to read.
    I only just found out that he's been giving me a cheese grater. . . No wonder the story made no sense.
     
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    The Viennese Waltz, by Paula Goodlett
     
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    Druid of Lûhn The Little Lamb.

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    Re-reading “Dracula” by Bram Stoker.
     
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    Overread Wolfing it up! Staff Member

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    I need to finish reading that; though the way its written got rather jarring; esp as Helsing chapters seem to really drag (his accented writing style is annoying to read and I can't help shake the feeling that Helsing lets bad things happen just because he's too lazy to take 5 mins to explain something really simple to the other characters).
     
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    Druid of Lûhn The Little Lamb.

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    I agree fully with this. Van Helsing was just introduced and his style is a little difficult to follow. Then there are the Lucy-related bits that are just repeated too many times, and I found Renfield boring on the first read.

    I think that I'm enjoying it more now, although I still have quite a bit to go.

    Just finished Umberto Eco's “The Name of the Rose” and it was brilliant.
     
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    You should read the Icelandic translation of Bram's Dracula... there's half-ape vampires... no joking. It goes far astray from the original and there's sort of this myth around who exactly wrote it, or authorized the rather wild changes in the story.
     
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    Grantville Gazette
     
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    I remember reading an article about it. It read that it has a much darker feeling to it than Dracula.
     
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    Ring of Fire 1
     
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    Just finished “Nothing to be frightened of” by Julian Barnes. I’m a rather enthusiastic fan of Barnes and his ironic humor.
     
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    About to start The Downfall of the Occident by Oswald Spengler
     
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    Just finished The Wandering Inn by PirateAba up to the current chapter. Took me 2 weeks to read through all 8000 pages, but damn if it wasn't worth it. That is the single best piece of fantasy fiction I've ever read, bar nothing.

    It's free to read at wanderinginn.com and update a new chapter every Tuesday and Saturday, chapters are around 30,000 words each.

    It's a little slow at first, but that's Aba laying the groundwork for the Inn's stupidly huge world and mythos, as well as one of the single best casts I've ever come across.

    Read it if you want something to enjoy.



    Here's the summary.


     
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    Ephesians
     
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