Monthly Archives: December 2010

After the Unwisdom of Reading On

Spoiler Check: I am up to the Thomas Covenant series, Book 9 – “Against All Things Ending”, Chapter 4 – “After Unwisdom” The Thomas Covenant books have never lacked for characters fighting with their inner demons and taking time out … Continue reading

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The wheel stops turning for a while

My audible account has one book credit. I was about to spend it on Winter’s Heart, Book 9 of the Wheel of Time series, but thought of my wife who also enjoys audiobooks in the car. I offered to get … Continue reading

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The Path of Daggers does not Drag

Spoiler Check: I have completed Wheel of Time series, Book 8 – “The Path of Daggers”, not started on Book 9 It has only taken 10 days to polish off The Path of Daggers as an audiobook. At only 23 … Continue reading

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Sumptuous Surfeit of Surquedry

Spoiler Check: I am up to the Thomas Covenant series, Book 9 – “Against All Things Ending”, Chapter 1 – “The Burden of Too Much Time” Bit of a contrast between Robert Jordan and Stephen Donaldson in terms of style. … Continue reading

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Starting Against All Things Ending

Having finished the excellent “The Girl who Played with Fire” by Stieg Larsson (partly as paper book partly as audiobook) I was left without a paper book to read at night so decided to make my first Kindle purchase. I … Continue reading

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The Race to Catch Up

Spoiler Check: I have completed Wheel of Time series, Book 7 – “A Crown of Swords”, not started on Book 8 It’s a bit like being late to the Harry Potter party. HP7a has just come out and you haven’t … Continue reading

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Whispersync – not compatible with audiobooks or paper books

Here’s a poser for you. What’s the quickest way to read a book – as an audiobook or a physical (paper) book? Well of course it depends. I usually have both kinds of book on the go. I have a … Continue reading

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