What book are you reading at the moment ?

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It is weird, and not that good either. I have very little recollection of it, although I know I read it 25-odd years ago.
I've since tried to read abarat without success.
I guess I'm just not a Clive Barker fan.
I usually go by Goodreads scores and at 4.2 seemed like worth a go. And meant reading in the previous post. Think I'll soldier on. I don't quiet get the motivations of some of the characters but the writing is good even though the flow of the story is hard to understand. Understand as in it is unclear why most of the characters do what they do.

The description of the sex scenes in the book are rather pornographic.
 
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K3NS31

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Deus, by Yuvaj whatever.
Probably been posted before so I won't bother looking up the spelling of his surname. Not as good as Sapiens so far but it's a good follow-up.
 

K3NS31

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Deus, by Yuvaj whatever.
Probably been posted before so I won't bother looking up the spelling of his surname. Not as good as Sapiens so far but it's a good follow-up.
So I was wrong - the first two thirds of the book is background and context, then **** gets real!
A very important book, I reckon, especially for laymen who don't have a grasp of technology.
 

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I do. Started moving all my books to a digital library years ago which makes it a breeze to collect the complete collections of my favourite authors.
What program do you use to manage your digital library?
Have got about 900 books in my digital library
 

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What program do you use to manage your digital library?
Have got about 900 books in my digital library
I just save as normal in folders on the network server, according to author, in a few sections like Sci-fi, Fantasy, Non-fiction, etc, so it's not very sophisticated. I read on my phone where I use FBReader, so I usually carry around 20 or so books with me and then just get more.

I'm not very good with IT, but my brother is and he built the network for us, so I can always ask him if you need some advice?
 

Hephaestus

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I just save as normal in folders on the network server, according to author, in a few sections like Sci-fi, Fantasy, Non-fiction, etc, so it's not very sophisticated. I read on my phone where I use FBReader, so I usually carry around 20 or so books with me and then just get more.

I'm not very good with IT, but my brother is and he built the network for us, so I can always ask him if you need some advice?
Try and use Clibre. It works well with e-books and sending said files to your e-reader
 

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Good book, if a bit repetitive. But fascinating insights into the Glorious Revolution of 1688 and why the Industrial Revolution started in the UK and no-where else. 9/10. South Africa gets a mention, specifically Durban (like Cape Town, there seems to be an area there which is wealthy on one side of the road and poor on the other), as well as many other African states.
 
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