Lucky deal!!!

Discussion in 'Trek Literature' started by Mage, Feb 26, 2013.

  1. Mage

    Mage Commodore Commodore

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    About two weeks ago, spotted something cool on Marktplaats, like a Dutch Ebay. Someone was selling 27 Trek novels, and I made a bid.

    Long story short, for the total sum of 16,75 euro, I got novels like Dark Mirror, Ashes Of Eden, Vulcan's Forge, The Return, Avenger, Warped, Spectre, the 4 Dominion War novels, both Badlands novels, 4 Day Of Honour novels, Avenger, Dark Victory and a few others.

    Coffee's done, I'm crashing on the couch and not leaving for the entire evening. :D
     
  2. zarkon

    zarkon Captain Captain

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    Cool. Dark Mirror & The Return are awesome. Warped...was pretty out there.
     
  3. rfmcdpei

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    I quite liked Warped myself. Jeter is a good writer, and his dark take on DS9 was fun.
     
  4. zarkon

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    Didn't say it was bad, just that it didn't feel like it was written for the trek universe.

    I loved the sense of creeping tension throughout
     
  5. Patrick O'Brien

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    27 booksshould keep you busy for awhile Mage:)
     
  6. Mage

    Mage Commodore Commodore

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    I already figured not all the novels would be classics, but it's just nice to have some extra TrekLit for such a steal.
     
  7. Patrick O'Brien

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    I took some inspiration from you yesterday Mage and bought a few used trek books while at the bookstore. I picked up "The Final Reflection" by John M. Ford and "Enterprise the First Adventure" by Vonda N. McIntrye.
     
  8. Mage

    Mage Commodore Commodore

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    I've heard that The Final Reflection is very good, I should try and find it myself.

    I finished Dark Mirror. It was certainly fun, but not the great novel some say it is. Atleast, not to me. Right now I'm in Ashes Of Eden.
     
  9. Mage

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    Pleasently surprised with Ashes Of Eden. I had thought I wouldn't like Shatner's writing, but it was actually quite nice. Now reading The Return.
     
  10. Christopher

    Christopher Writer Admiral

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    ^Well, it's Shatner's and Judith & Garfield Reeves-Stevens's writing, to be precise.
     
  11. Mage

    Mage Commodore Commodore

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    Good point, ofcourse. I do wonder how Shatner would do on his own then.
     
  12. Patrick O'Brien

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    Have you or Chris read "Enterprise" by Vonda N. McIntrye? I thought I would start reading it today. I tried to look it up in my "Voyages of Imagination" book, but she declined to be interviewed sadly.
     
  13. zarkon

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    The First Adventure? It's a good book - for me, infinitely preferable to The Entropy Effect. The central concept is really cool.

    I think kirk probably takes too much abuse for what were for me reasonable positions about the circus, although it has been a bit a while so its a bit hazy.
     
  14. Reanok

    Reanok Commodore Commodore

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    .:techman:Some of the Shaterner books are quite good.Warped isn't one of the better ds9 novels.The rest of the books you won sound like quite a bargain.