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About hux

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  • Birthday 04/07/1977


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    Yorkshire sarcasm champion 97,98,99
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    magical pixie told me

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    The Book of Disquiet

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  1. The Book of Disquiet - Pessoa (or is it Bernardo Soares?). Fascinating.
  2. Good reads is a minefield. Truth be told, the small community here is what appealed to me in the first place (and yet ironically is also the very thing that ensures it can't survive). This looks like it might have potential - https://www.bookclubforum.co.uk/community/
  3. 😌 I don't use Facebook. Don't intend to. Does anyone know any other book forums (preferably small but modestly active)?
  4. The Hunt for Red October - Tom Clancy
  5. Clearly this [spoiler] Text [/spoiler] doesn't work anymore. So what do we do?
  6. Having read my first Houellebecq (Atomised), I resolved to read more. This is my second forray into his work, and while it wasn't as good as Atomised, it was, nonetheless, a wonderful reading experience and frankly, a damn sight more creative and interesting than most of the turgid contemporary novels I mistakenly read because they're nominated for Booker prizes. The book is about an artist called Jed who seeks to paint the famous writer, you guessed it, Michel Houellebecq. I enjoyed Houellebecq making himself a character, and especially enjoyed the moments when he mocked his own c
  7. Whole Lotta Love - Led Zeppelin
  8. If on a Winter's Night a Traveler - Italo Calvino
  9. If I can't edit, my posts will take on a new level of spectacular gibberish. Exciting times.
  10. I watched both 'To Catch a Thief' and 'North by Northwest' on BBC2. James Mason and Cary Grant were competing for the silkiest voice.
  11. Down and out in Paris and London - Orwell
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