Monthly Archives: November 2011

I must be mad

Having finished the mind-blowing (but flawed) Whipping Star by Frank Herbert on Kindle … it was a short novel by modern standards … I’ve made a start on Fallen Dragon by Peter F Hamilton. That was after another very brief … Continue reading

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Reamde wrapped up before the wrap-up

Spoiler Check: I have completed “Reamde” by Neal Stephenson Finding myself reading Reamde in sync with its being a featured book on the Sword & Laser podcast, even if only by chance, I was keen to finish it before Tom … Continue reading

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The Herbert Experiment

Book synchronisation crisis resolved. I finished A Feast for Crows by George R.R. Martin on Kindle with a little of my current audiobook, Reamde by Neal Stephenson, still to go. This means that when I have polished off the final … Continue reading

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Finished the Feast

Spoiler Check: I have completed “A Feast for Crows” by George R.R. Martin It was a pretty meagre feast at that. Barely an amuse bouche. What has me completely baffled is the final chapter, if it can be called that, … Continue reading

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Pointless book synchronisation

I have a pointless book synchronisation issue. I am 3 hours away from finishing Reamde by Neal Stephenson as an audiobook (Audible.co.uk) and meantime have 17% of A Feast for Crows by George R.R. Martin still to go on my … Continue reading

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Re-arm Day

I have just sent Neal Stephenson the following message on google+: Neal, just curious about how much input you have (or for that matter ask for) into the production of audio versions of your books. If you listen to the … Continue reading

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