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Re: Your most enjoyable book's you've read between the timelines
« Reply #15 on: July 16, 2018, 08:07:49 AM »
Lanko, you're even worse than me at counting to 3 ;D
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Re: Your most enjoyable book's you've read between the timelines
« Reply #16 on: July 16, 2018, 08:11:44 AM »
I can barely remember which books I'm reading now.  ;D
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Re: Your most enjoyable book's you've read between the timelines
« Reply #17 on: July 16, 2018, 10:45:15 AM »
I can barely remember which books I'm reading now.  ;D
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(LibraryThing, or Goodreads, or a simple excel file 8) )
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Re: Your most enjoyable book's you've read between the timelines
« Reply #18 on: July 16, 2018, 11:11:47 AM »
6th century BC: Tao Teh Ching -- Lao Tzu**

** = Profoundly in love at the time and deeply marked

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Re: Your most enjoyable book's you've read between the timelines
« Reply #19 on: July 16, 2018, 01:15:23 PM »
6th century BC: Tao Teh Ching -- Lao Tzu**

** = Profoundly in love at the time and deeply marked

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Re: Your most enjoyable book's you've read between the timelines
« Reply #20 on: July 16, 2018, 07:31:15 PM »
Doing it very quickly with minimal research, at this moment I would say: -

Between 1921-1930: The Colour Out Of Space - HP Lovecraft
Between 1931-1940: Red Nails - Robert Howard
Between 1941-1950: The Case Of Charles Dexter Ward - HP Lovecraft
Between 1951-1960: The Lord of the Rings - JRR Tolkien
Between 1961-1970: Stormbringer - Michael Moorcock
Between 1971-1980: The Stand - Stephen King
Between 1981-1990: Wolf In Shadow - David Gemmell
Between 1991-2000: Men At Arms - Terry Pratchett
Between 2001-2010: Best Served Cold - Joe Abercrombie
Between 2011-2020: The Last Dark - Stephen Donaldson

I like these choices...
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Re: Your most enjoyable book's you've read between the timelines
« Reply #21 on: July 16, 2018, 07:33:21 PM »

22nd century BC: Epic of Gilgamesh
6th century BC: Tao Teh Ching -- Lao Tzu**
5th century BC: Antigone
1st century: Medea -- Seneca**
16th century: A Midsummer Night's Dream -- some overrated English dude**
17th century (if not fake): Lesser Key of Solomon
AHEM 1810s: Frankenstein by Mary Shelley AHEM
1840s: the Raven -- Edgar Allan Poe**
1870s: The Mabinogion -- Charlotte Guest
1880s: A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court -- Mark Twain**
1890s: The Turn of the Screw -- Henry James
1890s: Dracula -- Bram Stoker
1900s: Man and Superman Don Juan in Hell -- George Bernard Shaw
1920s: Ancient Egyptian Legends -- Margaret Alice Murray
1920s: Siddhartha -- Hermann Hesse
1930s: Homage to Catalonia -- George Orwell**
1930s-50s: Hobbit and LoTR --JRR Tolkien
1930s: Out of the Silent Planet
1940s: Animal Farm -- George Orwell
1950s (but really repubbed from 30s-40s): Once and Future King -- T.H. White**
1960s: Dune -- Frank Herbert**
1960s: Chronicles of Pyrdain -- Lloyd Alexander*
1970s: Nine Princes of Amber -- Roger Zelazny
1980s: Dragonlance Legends -- Margaret Weiss and Tracy Hickman*
1990s-2000s: Wheel of Time (pre-Sanderson) -- Robert Jordan*

2010s: I got old, and nothing I read with modern literary conventions has made me feel wonder. I blame Hemmingway and aging brain chemistry

I'm sure there's more I'm just not remembering... :)
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* = Sort of in love with the books at the time
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Re: Your most enjoyable book's you've read between the timelines
« Reply #22 on: July 16, 2018, 07:39:33 PM »
It's an interesting idea; but 3 choices per decade? I could be up all night researching this.  And we are not limited to just fantasy/ sci fi? And that random apostrophe is annoying me. 
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Re: Your most enjoyable books you've read between the timelines
« Reply #23 on: July 16, 2018, 09:48:04 PM »
(fixed it ;) )
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