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The Finer Things Book Club - who's up for Phil's new book?

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Re: The Finer Things Book Club - now reading Heart of Darkne 

Post#121 » by miggs » Mon Jan 21, 2013 6:50 pm

The Nellie, a cruising yawl, swung to her anchor
without a flutter of the sails, and was at rest. The flood had
made, the wind was nearly calm, and being bound down
the river, the only thing for it was to come to and wait for
the turn of the tide.


Just to be sure, that's how the book begins right? Wanna make sure my copy is correct
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Re: The Finer Things Book Club - now reading Heart of Darkne 

Post#122 » by dockingsched » Mon Jan 21, 2013 7:46 pm

u have the right book
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Re: The Finer Things Book Club - now reading Heart of Darkne 

Post#123 » by Doormatt » Mon Jan 21, 2013 8:10 pm

swag2011 wrote:I'm not in the book club but once i saw Heart of Darkness in the title i just had to come in here lol. I hated that book with a passion. We read it in high school and it was difficult for me to stay interested and keep along lol. It may be a good book, but it was a hard read for me. Granted that was a few years ago so maybe if i pick the book up now i'd think differently


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Re: The Finer Things Book Club - now reading Heart of Darkne 

Post#124 » by Slava » Mon Jan 21, 2013 8:32 pm

... And self esteem, physical hygiene, attention span...
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Re: The Finer Things Book Club - now reading Heart of Darkne 

Post#125 » by EArl » Tue Jan 22, 2013 10:16 pm

Im starting this weekend when my book is getting here. Mods should sticky this so it doesn't get lost.
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Re: The Finer Things Book Club - now reading Heart of Darkne 

Post#126 » by Jakay » Tue Jan 22, 2013 10:27 pm

It's been awhile, but this is an easy relatively quick read that is just dark and keep getting darker. Plus it's Apocalypse Now.

Cat's Cradle was pretty awesome too.
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Re: The Finer Things Book Club - now reading Heart of Darkne 

Post#127 » by Slava » Tue Jan 22, 2013 10:32 pm

eablinksum wrote:Im starting this weekend when my book is getting here. Mods should sticky this so it doesn't get lost.


Feel free to bump but I'm not sticking because there's already far too many stickies up top and RealGM has fewer topics per page than other forums.

Ty can sticky this if he feels otherwise.
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Re: The Finer Things Book Club - now reading Heart of Darkne 

Post#128 » by EArl » Tue Jan 22, 2013 10:44 pm

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eablinksum wrote:Im starting this weekend when my book is getting here. Mods should sticky this so it doesn't get lost.


Feel free to bump but I'm not sticking because there's already far too many stickies up top and RealGM has fewer topics per page than other forums.

Ty can sticky this if he feels otherwise.

ok.
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Re: The Finer Things Book Club - now reading Heart of Darkne 

Post#129 » by TyCobb » Tue Jan 22, 2013 10:44 pm

I agree completely. I have this thread bookmarked in case it goes to the second page. All about that aesthetics life hashtag#
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Re: The Finer Things Book Club - now reading Heart of Darkne 

Post#130 » by Jetset » Tue Jan 22, 2013 11:00 pm

the lakers are completely falling apart, kobe's talking about dwight messing him up, dwight is mad at the coach, pau's manager wants a sit down with mitch, metta doesn't even know what day it is, jim buss is nowhere to be found, sprint won't give me back my $100, and y'all sitting talking about books.

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Re: The Finer Things Book Club - now reading Heart of Darkne 

Post#131 » by TyCobb » Tue Jan 22, 2013 11:04 pm

You sound like you're ready to join a book club too. Come medicate with us.
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Re: The Finer Things Book Club - now reading Heart of Darkne 

Post#132 » by dockingsched » Tue Jan 22, 2013 11:19 pm

still waiting for my book to get in. i prefer the physical book over ebook whenever possible.
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Re: The Finer Things Book Club - now reading Heart of Darkne 

Post#133 » by dockingsched » Wed Jan 23, 2013 2:44 pm

anyone start yet? gonna pick the book up today from the library, but thinking if i should wait to read it closer to the deadline so its fresh on my mind.
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Re: The Finer Things Book Club - now reading Heart of Darkne 

Post#134 » by TyCobb » Wed Jan 23, 2013 6:30 pm

Yeah I already finished. The library gave me a jan 31 due date. Lol
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Re: The Finer Things Book Club - now reading Heart of Darkne 

Post#135 » by Slava » Wed Jan 23, 2013 6:39 pm

I'm expecting my copy to be delivered today.
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Re: The Finer Things Book Club - now reading Heart of Darkne 

Post#136 » by miggs » Wed Jan 23, 2013 10:39 pm

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Re: The Finer Things Book Club - now reading Heart of Darkne 

Post#137 » by Slava » Thu Jan 24, 2013 4:17 pm

Got the book delivered yesterday, will likely start this weekend.
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Re: The Finer Things Book Club - now reading Heart of Darkne 

Post#138 » by miggs » Thu Jan 24, 2013 11:07 pm

I've started reading today but had some questions about discussion...


1) How far are we allowed to discuss? (We may have different versions of the book so page numbers would be somewhat useless. Also we wouldn't want to accidentally drop a spoiler.)

2) If it's a possible spoiler, can it be discussed? If so, will there be disclaimers saying as such?
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Re: The Finer Things Book Club - now reading Heart of Darkne 

Post#139 » by EArl » Fri Jan 25, 2013 1:46 am

miggs wrote:I've started reading today but had some questions about discussion...


1) How far are we allowed to discuss? (We may have different versions of the book so page numbers would be somewhat useless. Also we wouldn't want to accidentally drop a spoiler.)

2) If it's a possible spoiler, can it be discussed? If so, will there be disclaimers saying as such?

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Re: The Finer Things Book Club - now reading Heart of Darkne 

Post#140 » by miggs » Sat Jan 26, 2013 7:29 pm

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