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Re: Who is your favourite author?

Postby Goddess Belly Dancing » Wed, 25 Feb 2009 10:47 pm

samantha wrote:Just out of curiosity. Who are your all time favourite authors?

Mine are David Gemmell, Chris Bunch and Jane Feather. :wink:


Wasnt David Gemmell the author who wrote about the Barbarian with the butterfly axe?
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Postby oku » Thu, 26 Feb 2009 8:17 pm

John Connolly :D

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Postby Goddess Belly Dancing » Fri, 27 Feb 2009 10:44 am

Hactar wrote:without a doubt:

Terry Pratchett

I find that very few people here in Singapore have NOT read him, which is utterly surprising and and great loss to all who are not aware of him.


You'd be surprised that 2 of my friends, who are Singaporeans... adore's him and love his books.
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Postby Hactar » Fri, 27 Feb 2009 10:52 pm

That's great!

Pratchett was the bestselling UK author by far, untill JK Rowling came along. The funny thing is that he is the most obscure bestseller there is. I read an interview with him recently on this fact. For some reason the world is divided in people who have tons of his books and people who have never read anyting of him.
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Postby morenangpinay » Tue, 03 Mar 2009 12:39 am

james patterson, f.sionil jose alot more..

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Postby Goddess Belly Dancing » Tue, 03 Mar 2009 9:35 am

Hactar wrote:That's great!

Pratchett was the bestselling UK author by far, untill JK Rowling came along. The funny thing is that he is the most obscure bestseller there is. I read an interview with him recently on this fact. For some reason the world is divided in people who have tons of his books and people who have never read anyting of him.


My boyfriend still adores Pratchett. He says its different from JK Rowling and JRR Tolkien. Though he likes all 3, he finds Pratchett amusing and funny. He was relating to me the other day, about some story on Making Money. How a guy in a golden suit was sent to the Royal Mint or something. I think he was head postman...
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Postby GarethPhua » Tue, 10 Mar 2009 11:31 pm

It'll be Jasper Fforde for me. He's brilliant. After that comes John Connolly and possibly for non-fiction, I'll go with Giles Milton.
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Postby GarethPhua » Tue, 10 Mar 2009 11:34 pm

Isambard wrote:Jasper Fforde - a bit nuts but I like him


Yaye! He's hilarious!
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Postby morenangpinay » Wed, 11 Mar 2009 12:18 am

i like michael connoly

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Postby irvin95 » Mon, 16 Mar 2009 10:22 pm

My favourite author is Paolo Coelho - I have read all of his novels so far and I simply can't get enough of his writing style. Any other Coelho fans out there? :D

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Postby alyntoi » Tue, 17 Mar 2009 12:34 am

Paulo Cuelho fan here too and Robert Ludlum...

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Postby Tennessean Abroad » Sat, 04 Jul 2009 2:38 pm

Ernest Hemingway, Oscar Wilde and F. Scott Fitzgerald

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sun, 05 Jul 2009 2:08 am

Pauline Réage. :devil:

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Postby AngMoKio » Sun, 05 Jul 2009 6:20 pm

Cormac McCarthy, Steinbeck and Dennis Lehane for lighter reading.

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Postby Nath21 » Sun, 05 Jul 2009 8:42 pm

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