Category Archives: Friday Read

Friday Read 25/11/11 – The Book You’re Going To Read Next

So to the last of our list of Friday Read prompts.  As discussed the week we talked about how I choose books, this can be quite an in-depth consideration, with a variety of factors coming into play.  And I normally … Continue reading

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Friday Read 18/11/11 – Something You Wish You’d Written or Could Write

If you’re going to aspire to something, why not aim high – my choice is William Shakespeare! Do I wish I’d written Shakespeare’s entire body of work? Not really, that’s not how I mean it.  What I would wish is … Continue reading

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Friday Read 18/11/11 (Catch Up) – Favourite Biography/Autobiography

Coming Back To Me – Marcus Trescothick Generally speaking, sporting autobiographies tend to be a bit of a turn-off for me, much as I love sport. Mainly because sportsmen normally have very boring early lives, being ordinary kids of average … Continue reading

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Friday Read 11/11/11 – A Book You’ve Started But Never Finished…

Sasso by James Sturz A critically acclaimed book, not my usual type of thing, but thought I would give it a try.  Really wish I had not bothered.  Relatively short, I expected a decent pace to the story but found … Continue reading

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The Friday Read 28/10/11 – Book You Are Embarrassed About Liking

A Book You Are Embarrassed About Liking I’m not really embarrassed about liking it, but other people seem to think I should be… My work as a tour guide involves being a mine of information – useful and otherwise – … Continue reading

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Friday Read 21/10/11 – What Makes You Pick Up a Book?

What Makes You Pick Up / Borrow / Buy a Book? This is a tough one, as there are different factors at different times, and it also depends on the type of book – whether it’s a novel or a … Continue reading

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Friday Read 21/10/11 (Catch Up) – Favourite Supporting Character

Your Favourite Supporting Character in a Novel Samwise Gamgee in Lord of the Rings Lord of the Rings has so many characters and storylines going on that it’s hard to say who is the hero, but there is no doubt … Continue reading

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