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  • The Great And Secret Show (Clive Barker)

    6 27.27%
  • Flowers for Algernon (Daniel Keyes )

    4 18.18%
  • Catch 22 (Joseph Heller)

    6 27.27%
  • The Turn of the Screw (Henry James)

    3 13.64%
  • Slaughterhouse 5 (Kurt Vonnegut)

    3 13.64%
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    Default 2010 book club

    I shall be taking the reins of THE BOOK CLUB from Razz, i would like to say thankeesai for all your hard work

    Welcome to the New Book club for 2010.

    a) The Great And Secret Show Clive Barker
    b) Flowers for Algernon Daniel Keyes
    c) Catch 22. Joseph Heller
    d) The Turn of the Screw Henry James
    e) Slaughterhouse 5 Kurt Vonnegut

    Following previous nominations please find above the final poll for the first book of 2010. (a poll will be set up later, courteousy of our favourite bear)

    I will leave this poll up for the next three weeks, and we can then begin our new discussions and heated debate

    Any queries, please post here or Pm me

    (i thought 3 weeks due to the holidays coming up and we can get going in the first full week of january?)

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    Quote Originally Posted by candy View Post
    Following previous nominations please find above the final poll for the first book of 2010. (a poll will be set up later, courteousy of our favourite bear)
    ::modestly bows::



    <-- has already voted for J.Heller

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    Congrats and thank you, candy for taking the 2010 club !! And many thanks to razzle-dazzle for all his previous work !!
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    I'm actually not gonna' vote because I love ALL of these books and will be happy no matter which wins.
    The Awesomest fled across the desert and The Awesomer followed.

    If you rescue me
    Iíll be your friend forever


    I wish that I could write fiction, but that seems almost an impossibility. -howard phillips lovecraft (1915)



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    Quote Originally Posted by Brice View Post
    I'm actually not gonna' vote because I love ALL of these books and will be happy no matter which wins.
    **raises eyebrow** - does that mean you will still read the winner and discuss? because i can be a harsh task master!
    Spoiler:

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    Read-yes
    Discuss-minimally I believe most good books speak for themselves.
    The Awesomest fled across the desert and The Awesomer followed.

    If you rescue me
    Iíll be your friend forever


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    I voted for Catch 22.
    Mostly because I really wanted to even out those bars.

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    Great and secret show!!!
    Voting for it!
    I think I may have nominated it in the first place but I dont remember
    if the worlds gonna end then let's get it over with, i got shit to do

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    Quote Originally Posted by flaggwalkstheline View Post
    Great and secret show!!!
    Voting for it!
    I think I may have nominated it in the first place but I dont remember
    yes you did, and i have voted for it this time as it has loads of subtext that i would love to discuss with other

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    I voted for SH-5, lets hope 2010 book club is an improvement from last year.
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    Catch-22 all the way!

    Then again I did nominate it... so I might be a bit biased.


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    I forgot I needed it, to feel
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    ** bumping for the weekend **

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    I can not decide.....anyone care to try and sway my vote?

    The answer is within

    all matter is energy, all energy is GOD

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    Quote Originally Posted by alinda View Post
    I can not decide.....anyone care to try and sway my vote?
    ::stage whisper::

    Catch 22! Catch 22!!!

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    ...am I that easy?

    The answer is within

    all matter is energy, all energy is GOD

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    no, you'll require additional effort

    CATCH 22!!!

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    When one is in agreement with bears one is always correct. (mae)

    bears are back!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Ok, Ok I give in..... ..... I am totally convinced this is
    the book we should read . Thanks my dear.

    The answer is within

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    The Turn of the Screw

    This is a close race.
    "Fra-gee-lay" Öit must be Italian!

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    *************bump**************

    i'll leave this till the end of the week and then we are good to go
    at the moment the book of choice is catch 22, but it could all change

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    I voted for slaughterhouse 5, but I would be quite happy with Catch 22.
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    somebody sneaked in an voted for the great and secret show,

    we need more participants to make sure we have a winner

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    IF there is not a winner when you're ready to end it, then I will vote.
    The Awesomest fled across the desert and The Awesomer followed.

    If you rescue me
    Iíll be your friend forever


    I wish that I could write fiction, but that seems almost an impossibility. -howard phillips lovecraft (1915)



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    *****************CLOSED******************

    WE HAVE A WINNER

    catch 22 wins by a pip squeak.

    Lets all get behind this book and i shall start a thread to discuss it in a month time?

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    great job, thank you Candy!!!


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    OMG I can't choose between b and c,,,

    Roland would have understood.

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