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by whitecraw
July 10th, 2007, 9:18 pm
Forum: Culture Club
Topic: The original book thread
Replies: 406
Views: 44327

Hi Nick... how's it going? You'll be glad to hear that Irvine Welsh is currently writing a novel about child abuse. He's been writing it for about three years now, but is finding it hard going because he finds the whole subject so harrowing. He says the whole issue brings out the worst in everyone ,...
by whitecraw
July 10th, 2007, 9:13 pm
Forum: Culture Club
Topic: The original book thread
Replies: 406
Views: 44327

I'm currently reading Orhan Pamuk's Snow , which is hard going (a bit like Umberto Eco) but a great insight into the East/West, Muslim/Secularist, Asiatic/European tension from a Turkish perspective, Kate Mosse's Labyrinth , which is a pacy historical yarn about the suppression of the Cathars in the...
by whitecraw
July 10th, 2007, 8:55 pm
Forum: Culture Club
Topic: Any Potter fans here?
Replies: 32
Views: 6302

Hi Moose I've read all of the last one, and exactly half of all the others. Before they could read for themselves, my wife and I used to take turns reading to the kids at bedtime; so I've ended up having read only the odd-numbered chapters. The last one I read while recovering from my heart attack. ...