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The Book Thread
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Andy Hallidacey
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01-05-2015, 09:08 PM -
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The film of Stardust is genuinely great: come at me m80s. Cool
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01-06-2015, 01:32 PM -
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(01-05-2015, 09:08 PM)Acey Wrote: The film of Stardust is genuinely great: come at me m80s. Cool

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Acey on film night ^^^
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01-06-2015, 01:44 PM -
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01-08-2015, 03:48 PM -
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Finished Hamlet. Glad I read it, although obviously reading a play's never going to be the same as seeing it performed. Now reading Montesquieu's Les Lettres Persanes, because I'm Makween and I'm pretentious and that's the kind of thing I do. Greggy
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01-08-2015, 03:58 PM -
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(01-08-2015, 03:48 PM)Makween Wrote: Finished Hamlet. Glad I read it, although obviously reading a play's never going to be the same as seeing it performed. Now reading Montesquieu's Les Lettres Persanes, because I'm Makween and I'm pretentious and that's the kind of thing I do. Greggy

Frenchman uses Muslims to satirize french culture? I bet that Montesquieu cunt got fucked up by 18th C terrorists.

I really enjoyed it. try and get an annotated copy as there's lots of references to specific events and people.
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01-08-2015, 05:51 PM -
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(01-08-2015, 03:58 PM)2NaFish Wrote: Frenchman uses Muslims to satirize french culture? I bet that Montesquieu cunt got fucked up by 18th C terrorists.

I really enjoyed it. try and get an annotated copy as there's lots of references to specific events and people.

It's a Kindle copy that I've got Sad Will look into getting an annotated copy at some stage, though.

I've referenced this in essays on several occasions despite never having read it, so thought I should really amend that Warnock Enjoying it so far.
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01-08-2015, 05:51 PM -
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(01-08-2015, 03:48 PM)Makween Wrote: Finished Hamlet. Glad I read it, although obviously reading a play's never going to be the same as seeing it performed. Now reading Montesquieu's Les Lettres Persanes, because I'm Makween and I'm pretentious and that's the kind of thing I do. Greggy

You sound like my pal. His favourite author is Hemingway or Vonnegut. He can't decide.

Mine is J.K. Rowling.
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01-08-2015, 05:57 PM -
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Warnock

I'm trying to become a bit better read at the moment. Feel like an uncultured cretin in comparison with some of the foreign students on my course at times. When I finish my Masters I intend to go on to PhD level in French literature, and I just feel like I need to spend more time on proper literature and less on the kind of stuff I read in the past (a lot of satire and historical fiction). Obviously there's a place for everything, but at the moment I'm making a special effort to go for more challenging stuff. I am actually enjoying it, to be fair.
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01-08-2015, 06:31 PM -
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01-08-2015, 06:42 PM -
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(01-08-2015, 05:57 PM)Makween Wrote: Warnock

I'm trying to become a bit better read at the moment.  Feel like an uncultured cretin in comparison with some of the foreign students on my course at times.  When I finish my Masters I intend to go on to PhD level in French literature, and I just feel like I need to spend more time on proper literature and less on the kind of stuff I read in the past (a lot of satire and historical fiction).  Obviously there's a place for everything, but at the moment I'm making a special effort to go for more challenging stuff.  I am actually enjoying it, to be fair.

What is it you want to do as a career?
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01-08-2015, 06:45 PM -
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Warnock

I'm too busy exploring my mind to read.
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01-08-2015, 08:33 PM -
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(01-08-2015, 06:42 PM)Alan Partridge Wrote: What is it you want to do as a career?

Professional French Literature Guy obv Wiggo
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01-08-2015, 08:36 PM -
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Oh look, a book thread, I can discuss all the tacky shite I've been readi-

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01-08-2015, 08:42 PM -
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(01-08-2015, 08:36 PM)dokratr0 Wrote: Oh look, a book thread, I can discuss all the tacky shite I've been readi-

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Go on, we can be the remedial readers of the thread.
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01-08-2015, 11:09 PM -
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(01-08-2015, 06:42 PM)Alan Partridge Wrote: What is it you want to do as a career?

What Acey said obv. I want to spend my whole life in academia, and I'm going to do it because I'm brainy as fuck.
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01-08-2015, 11:16 PM -
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But don't you go to Stirling m9?
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01-08-2015, 11:19 PM -
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Keep up m9, I did my undergrad at Stirling and now I'm doing a Masters at St Andrews. Best French department in Scotland and fourth in the UK, u mad?
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01-08-2015, 11:22 PM -
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Used to be an ooooooooligan as well.




Maybe





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01-08-2015, 11:25 PM -
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(01-08-2015, 11:16 PM)Chrambo Wrote: But don't you go to Stirling m9?


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(01-08-2015, 11:19 PM)Makween Wrote: Keep up m9, I did my undergrad at Stirling and now I'm doing a Masters at St Andrews.  Best French department in Scotland and fourth in the UK, u mad?


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01-08-2015, 11:26 PM -
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(01-08-2015, 11:22 PM)Drederick Tatum Wrote: Used to be an ooooooooligan as well.




Maybe





Greggy

It's an inspirational story which will most likely be made into a film one day. At some point in the future, someone will post on this thread to say that they're reading my memoirs. Greggy
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