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post #341 of 1626 (permalink) Old 10-08-2010, 05:15 PM
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Haha that's got me intrigued. Yeah I take notice of Lance Storm's website from time to time and he mentions Lee Child in his bookmarks section, that's where I first took notice of the name and then One Shot was the first book that I came across that he'd written. How that story unfolded was brilliant as from the opening chapter you have a completely different view on things than towards the end.

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Yeah that book pretty easily has the best opening chapter in the series, although Persuader's opening chapter is pretty balls to the walls badass too. I especially like how Reacher isn't even mensioned until the last page.

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What's your favourite one of the series? I'm still loyal to One Shot haha. Although Without Fail was great too.

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post #344 of 1626 (permalink) Old 10-09-2010, 02:55 PM
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Re: Recommend a book!

I really liked Echo Burning (I think it may have a different name overseas and i'm not sure what it is if it does). One Shot, The Hard Way & The Enemy are all fantastic too.

They almost all own aside from Die Trying's 3rd act turning into a Rambo movie and Nothing To Lose was dull in comparison to the rest.

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post #345 of 1626 (permalink) Old 10-09-2010, 03:36 PM
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Nah, Running Blind is the only one with a different name over here - to my knowledge anyway. It's called The Visitor here. Which is why it took me fucking ages to find it as I was looking for Running Blind

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The Visitor is a better title in that one IMO.

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Re: Recommend a book!

Lee Child owns. I've got pretty much everyone of his books. My dad borrowed the latest one (Worth Dying For) from one of his work friends but i haven't got around to reading it. Read the first page or 2 already getting hyped and then remembered i have 3 assessments in the next week


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post #348 of 1626 (permalink) Old 10-09-2010, 03:48 PM
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I'm currently reading Darren Shan's Demonata series, he also has the Cirque du freak series, great books for horror fans.

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The Ice Man by Phillip Carlo is a fantastic work of non-fiction, about mafia hitman Richard Kuklinski. An absolutely terrifying man, with no emotions, few morals and an extremely elaborate imagination for murder. A brilliant read.
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Forgot to mention "Starship Troopers" on my list.
Easily one of the best books ever written, again a bit messed up when it came to movie time.
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