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Given your tender age (youngster) the classics won't be really readable for you for another 20 yea ...

I don't know, I have some friends my age who really like them. I just can't get into them too much, too...heavy. Things like Heart of darkness, I just find it more tedious than interesting.
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The Lensman series is available on Kindle.  Finding the books is difficult, eBay is one choice or  ...

Thank you, I am a fan of space operas. Even older sci fi I still think is brilliant. Clarke and Asimov I have always been big fans of.
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seanboyce88 Post time: 2015-4-30 15:53
I don't know, I have some friends my age who really like them. I just can't get into them too much ...

To each their own. I found LOTR good when I was 15 and total junk when I was 45.  Then again I'm a voracious reader and have few limits to what I'll read, except Mills and Boon, chick books (soft porn by another name) and oddly enough modern travelogues.
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To each their own. I found LOTR good when I was 15 and total junk when I was 45.  Then again I'm a ...

I hated the lord of the rings when I read it. Another heavy read for me. One of the few film adaptations where I preferred the film.

I can't stand love stories for some reason, just not a fan. It all seems so fake and false. As you can see fantasy and sci fi are more my favoured books.

I don't claim to be well read and I am aware that a lot of what I read is quite pop culture. i don't go off the beaten track too often. But yes, to each their own.
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Ratfink Post time: 2015-4-30 15:42
Factual inaccuracy, I've seen them in real life.

1 forward speed (slow), 18 reverse gears includi ...

I stand corrected, did any of them have a special tool to cut hanging despots down?

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seanboyce88 Post time: 2015-4-30 16:00
I hated the lord of the rings when I read it. Another heavy read for me. One of the few film adapt ...

The Lord of the Rings films were a let down to me, first read the book at 16 and when you read you imagine the charecters looks etc, too many in the film did not look how I had imagined them.

One Tolkein I have tried and failed to read is the Simarillion, now that is hard work

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To each their own. I found LOTR good when I was 15 and total junk when I was 45.  Then again I'm a ...

Every time I return to the UK I stock up on books at the charity shops, when in China I read 1 or 2 a week and then give most away, I seldom re read a novel

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