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#346171 - 06/09/07 12:34 PM Re: Book recommendations? [Re: clmibb]
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Casey, I think you will enjoy the book. I was amazed at how accurate the author portrayed the character (keeping in mind there can be a wide range of the condition). It might sound strange, but I find the strightforwardness (say what they mean, mean what they say) of people with Asperger's very refreshing.
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#346172 - 06/09/07 01:04 PM Re: Book recommendations? [Re: Saisho]
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I used to be an avid book reader with probably 1 book every 1-2 days. I mostly read fantasy books and have a storeroom full in my basement. This would of course include the trilogy of the Lord of the Rings but quite a few from The Forgotten Realms and Dragon Lance series with most being trilogies as well. I also enjoy Micheal Moorcock who is probably one of my favorite authors and Elric being my favorite character of his. I also enjoy Lloyd Alexander who wrote a great series that also included the Black Cauldron, though Disney did it no justice at all.

I haven't read much over the years since I had eye surgery a number of years back but perhaps again in the future.
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#346173 - 06/09/07 09:38 PM Re: Book recommendations? [Re: Dereck]
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A Fighter's Heart, by Sam Sheridan is a good book. A great fantasy series is A Song of Ice and Fire.
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#346174 - 06/10/07 01:10 AM Re: Book recommendations? [Re: thatguy]
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#346175 - 06/10/07 02:16 AM Re: Book recommendations? [Re: jc4199]
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I don't read much nowadays. It's hard to get books in my father tongue. Books in English makes me fall asleep faster than you can tranq a horse with a dart gun.

But I used to read a lot in Swedish. LOTR, I've read in all three languages btw. Sweden has lots of good history-fantasy authors. There's this one author I really like, Jan Guillou, he's written stories like the Knight Templar Arn Magnusson, Carl Hamilton (Sweden's version of James Bond, except he's more like Sam Fisher).

The Knight Templar was a 3 book story, much like LOTR, and depicted the middle east quite beautifully. It was very similar to Kingdom of Heaven.

Another book I like was "Röde Orm" or the "Red Serpent". It's about a Viking, Orm, or as everyone call him Red because of his hair colour. His adventures begins in sweden, goes into denmark, england, spain, into the byzentine empire, etc etc. Very nice read.

Then there's the book "Ondskan" or Evil in English written by Jan Guillou. About fighting in boarding school. Very very nice read.

-Taison out
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#346176 - 06/10/07 09:12 AM Re: Book recommendations? [Re: Mr_Heretik]
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#346177 - 06/10/07 09:20 AM Re: Book recommendations? [Re: Mr_Heretik]
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Hello Heretik:

"Gates of Fire"; Steven Pressfield

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#346178 - 06/10/07 09:23 AM Re: Book recommendations? [Re: Ronin1966]
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Hello Mr. Heretik:

A particular preference in subject matter? Martial, non martial? Any "categories" off limits? My "cup of tea" might not be yours...

Jeff

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#346179 - 06/10/07 11:52 AM Re: Book recommendations? [Re: Mr_Heretik]
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Pick up anything by Charles Bukowski, 'tales of ordinary madness' would be a good entry point. He will change your life.

If you havent read them already, Stephen King's 'Dark Tower' series is great.
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#346180 - 06/10/07 01:53 PM Re: Book recommendations? [Re: Ed_Morris]
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Book section was limited to just MA.

I'm going to buy "The Watchmen." Not exactly a novel but everyone says its good.

Stuff I can't read:
Anything taking place too far in the past
Any kind of LOTR or D&D-esque fantasy
Those "romance" novels that all have a fabio look-a-like on the cover
Those "romance" novels that are pretty much porn in the form of text

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