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" Eduardo went to a big annual book sale in Waco....and went a little crazy..."    


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Eduardo got a First Edition of BRIDESHEAD REVISITED for $4...... Big smile


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I got a copy of The Sign of Four from a publisher that went out of business in 1906.......


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I got ALL SEVEN of the Narnia books.....( in one volume )!!!!  $3  LOL






 


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I have never read The Sun Also Rises....and I don't think I ever saw the complete movie either, only pieces of it...







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I understand that the book is called FIESTA in Europe...


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I have WORLD'S FAIR and BILLY BATHGATE on my shelf here at home....I will get to them later....
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For non-fiction, see if you can get your hands on anything by Paul Johnson, especially "Modern Times".  It is a very comprehensive and intelligent overview of the first four decades of the 20th century.

For Churchill lore and history in general, Martin Gilbert is worth reading.

I think I saw Ray Bradbury somewhere earlier in the thread.  Bradbury is hard for me to read for some reason.  I jsut do not like his style.  Roger Zelasny, on the other hand, is easily my favourite of sci-fi/fantasy classics.  I like practically all of his work, especially the mythology driven novels like "This Immortal", "Lord of Light", etc.

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Well, the only Bradbury I read was Fahrenheit 451... I thought it was good because I had seen the movie ....and it WAS good.....( Bradbury actually said he liked the movie better than his book! ) 



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My ex-wife liked the DUNE series....I never read them.....


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