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Re: Books

Post by DarkDeamon » Thu May 03, 2018 12:17 pm

Going to list a few of my favourites here that haven't been mentioned so far....

Stranger in a Strange Land - Robert A Heinlein. Make sure you find the full version (post 1991) as the early versions are heavily edited. Robert has a number of other good reads.

The Stainless Steel Rat - Harry Harrison. 13 books outlining the life of a futuristic con man, thief and general rascal

The Shannara books and the Magic Kingdon of Landover - Terry Brooks. 2 good fantasy series

Foundation Series and the Robot Series - Issac Asimov. Also some great compilations of Asimov short stories out there

The Michael Moorcock Eternal Champion books. Look for the compilations of the stories of a particular (anti)hero

Edgar Rice Burroughs Mars books
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Post by 0v3rz34l0u5 » Thu May 03, 2018 8:24 pm

One book not to read is Off to be the Wizard by Scott Meyer. It’s alright but it’s slow to get into and when it starts to ge good it ends!
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Post by BillBailey » Thu May 03, 2018 9:53 pm

Check these out by Peter Moorwood.
The Book of Years and Clan Wars sequences
Edit: These two sequences of books center on a feudal-style realm called Alba and the struggles of various clans for its domination. The first sequence is told from the point of view of Aldric Talvalin, scion of a warrior clan of Alba, who is unwillingly drawn into the bloody intrigues of Alban politics and the machinations of the Drusalan Empire, including its power-behind-the-throne, the evilly scheming and sorcerous Commander Voord.
The Horse Lord (ISBN 0-88677-178-1)
The Demon Lord (ISBN 0-88677-204-4)
The Dragon Lord (ISBN 0-88677-252-4)
The Warlord's Domain (ISBN 0-88677-458-6)

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Re: Books

Post by Spawnsy » Thu May 03, 2018 11:09 pm

so good you had to post about it twice! ;)
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Post by Stujb » Thu May 03, 2018 11:17 pm

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Post by BillBailey » Fri May 04, 2018 7:59 am

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Post by Ztranier » Fri May 04, 2018 10:07 am

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Post by BillBailey » Fri May 04, 2018 9:28 pm

Here's are few more for you.
Battlefield Earth, yes I know it's by L Ron Hubbard, but it was written before the scientology shit, good pulp fiction none the less.
The Xanth series by Piers Anthony. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xanth
Greg Bear almost anything by this author.
Jack Vance, as above awesome stuff.
Jerry Pournelle, all of his plus his collaboration with Larry Niven
and anything by Larry Niven.
David Gemmell - Drenai Series

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Re: Books

Post by DarkDeamon » Sat May 05, 2018 3:40 am

Some good picks there Bill
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Re: Books

Post by 0v3rz34l0u5 » Sat May 05, 2018 10:04 am

I’m now back reading a Harry Bosch book. I thought I’d try the TV series but ugh, no.
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