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Old March 3 2012, 06:47 PM   #136
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Memories Of Ice by Stephen Erikson (about 1/3 in), third book of Malazan series. I like it more than previous two so far.
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Old March 3 2012, 08:28 PM   #137
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The Stand by Stephen King
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Old March 3 2012, 09:47 PM   #138
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^^Uncut?
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Old March 3 2012, 09:56 PM   #139
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Gods, there's an abridged version?
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Old March 3 2012, 10:32 PM   #140
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Gods, there's an abridged version?
Yes, yes there is:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Sta..._Uncut_Edition

Interestingly, King also changed the time it was set in for the re-release as well.
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Old March 3 2012, 10:37 PM   #141
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the mastermind of mars by edgar rice burroughs.
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Old March 3 2012, 11:22 PM   #142
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Gods, there's an abridged version?
Yes, yes there is:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Sta..._Uncut_Edition

Interestingly, King also changed the time it was set in for the re-release as well.
oic. Thanks. So, that means the first run edition I have is "incomplete".
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Old March 4 2012, 01:24 AM   #143
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^^Uncut?
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Old March 4 2012, 02:18 AM   #144
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Violin by Anne Rice
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Old March 4 2012, 05:54 AM   #145
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Yes.


I do love that book in all its sprawling glory. Best read with a cold, as I did the first time.
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Old March 4 2012, 06:08 AM   #146
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Gods, there's an abridged version?
Yes, yes there is:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Sta..._Uncut_Edition

Interestingly, King also changed the time it was set in for the re-release as well.
I kind of wish he hadn't. The date references changed, but few, if any, of the cultural touchstones did. It led to the 90s feeling a lot like the 70s in several major ways.
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Old March 4 2012, 06:17 AM   #147
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Getting ready to hit the last Dark Tower novel, Connie Willis "Passage" about near death experiences and awaiting the arrival of the new Honor Harrington novel.

Shit's bout to get real with the Solarian League.
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Old March 4 2012, 06:40 AM   #148
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Just started Transformers: Exiles by Alex Irvine.
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Old March 4 2012, 06:44 AM   #149
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Getting ready to hit the last Dark Tower novel, Connie Willis "Passage" about near death experiences and awaiting the arrival of the new Honor Harrington novel.

Shit's bout to get real with the Solarian League.
love the honor harrington books fantastic universe I just wish they were aviable in english on the nook color.

also what is your avatar by the way?
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Old March 4 2012, 03:31 PM   #150
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I just finished the audiobook of Stephen King's Carrie read by Sissy Spacek.
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