YOU MUST TELL ME ... What else are you reading?

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« Reply #270 on: November 03, 2017, 11:38:54 pm »
Dora Bed, when you're done I highly recommend ICE's new trilogy, starti g with Dancer's Lament. Which tells how the Malazn Empire came into being and how Shadowthrone and Cotillion met. The 1st book was great and I was never a huge fan of ICE. But, his writing is so much better in this series than anything else I've read of his. I loved the 1st book as much or more than any of his Malazan books. Who h there was I few I really enjoyed, but others I read just because I rarely quit on a book. Look into them after your done.
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« Reply #271 on: November 03, 2017, 11:40:56 pm »
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« Reply #272 on: November 06, 2017, 11:58:31 am »
Onto the last book of Jeff Vandermeer's Southern Reach trilogy, Annihilation.  Series is decent, last book isn't too long but hopefully it provides some answers.
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« Reply #273 on: November 17, 2017, 11:02:54 pm »
God ... DAMMIT! They're making Kingkiller Chronicles into a tv show - wasted my time reading that Wind book, fuck.

Ok, too much damn talk about this Erickson guy, I'll dive into the first one ( Gardens of the Moon ). Anyone know if the Audio CD Book is any good?
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« Reply #274 on: November 17, 2017, 11:08:27 pm »
Wouldn't recommend audio for Malazan....
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« Reply #275 on: November 17, 2017, 11:38:15 pm »
Speaking of Malazan. I'm 82 % complete with Gardens of the Moon. Paran reminds me of Proyas, except the latter is more potent a character, imo.
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« Reply #276 on: November 18, 2017, 12:40:49 am »
Speaking of Malazan. I'm 82 % complete with Gardens of the Moon. Paran reminds me of Proyas, except the latter is more potent a character, imo.

Any good or is it bullshit?
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« Reply #277 on: November 18, 2017, 12:52:26 am »
Speaking of Malazan. I'm 82 % complete with Gardens of the Moon. Paran reminds me of Proyas, except the latter is more potent a character, imo.

Any good or is it bullshit?
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« Reply #278 on: November 18, 2017, 02:07:13 am »
Speaking of Malazan. I'm 82 % complete with Gardens of the Moon. Paran reminds me of Proyas, except the latter is more potent a character, imo.

Any good or is it bullshit?
Don't say bullshit and Malazan in the same sentence again,  Tao :P

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« Reply #279 on: November 18, 2017, 02:35:53 am »
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Any good or is it bullshit?

Well, I personally like it as it's very interesting, but I think it takes patience to read it.
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« Reply #280 on: November 18, 2017, 03:03:51 pm »
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Well, I personally like it as it's very interesting, but I think it takes patience to read it.

Right. Gardens of the Moon is very slow with a lot of info dumped on you very quickly. But, as Wilshire and I said, all of Malazan novels are set up as the first 70-80% used as a set up for a great finale. Tao, just read it and plough through all the names and such, it all comes together and you'll understand what's going on.

GotM has a different feel than the rest of Malazan. I believe it was originally written to be a movie, don't quote me on that, but I believe I heard that before.

Memories of Ice, the 2nd novel in the series, is probably my favorite novel outside of anything TSA. Great Book.
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« Reply #281 on: November 18, 2017, 04:53:37 pm »
GotM has a different feel than the rest of Malazan. I believe it was originally written to be a movie, don't quote me on that, but I believe I heard that before.

Originally E&E had crafted it as a screenplay, yes.
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« Reply #282 on: November 29, 2017, 09:30:07 pm »
Finished Gardens of the Moon and will now be moving on to the Deadhouse Gates.

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