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Old 19th Dec 2007, 20:26   #91
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Paddy Clarke Ho Ho Ho, in which Roddy Doyle introduces us to a young boy whose life is ruined when he learns the truth about Santa.
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Old 19th Dec 2007, 20:32   #92
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That's inspired, Stewart!
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High Fidelios, Nick Hornby
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Douglas Adams: The Hitch-hiker's Guide to the Galaxie - which classic Ford offers the best ride?

Richard Dawkins: The Cod Delusion - the haddock is the superior whitefish, yes or no?

Margaret Atwood: Oryx and Kraken - genetic experiments on octopi gone disastrously wrong

American Pastor Al - Philip Roth and Rev. Al Sharpton discuss vital issue of our day

Richard Matheson: I, Yam Legend - who says vampires don't like sweet potatoes?
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Old 25th Dec 2007, 22:17   #96
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Hannibal Risible, in which Thomas Harris churns out another novel about a serial killer made a laughing stock.
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A bit forced this, but

Re:generation, Pat Barker transcribes a "speculative email" from Field Marshall Haig to Lloyd George about how to off load several million potential young voters.
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In the Sin of a Client - Ondaatje creates a story where the only explosions cause a little fire in the cheeks and are kept very quiet.

Thieves of Grass - Get in touch with your natural self and realize you are a drug abusing criminal! One line could be "Every bong of me as good belongs to you." Or "I found a barbaric cop will make me squeal over the roofs of the world, until he beats me senseless and I can no longer make any noises but whimpers."

Life of Rye - A shipwrecked drunk's spiritual adventure to find land again so he can get back to his rye bottle.

The Silence of the Clams - Just when you thought they could not get any quieter, no body says a word in this thrilling tale of murder and witnesses who say nothing to save their own necks.

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Reception, Philip Roth's book in which people turn up to the doctor's surgery, are told to take a seat, and while they are waiting pick up a book called Reception in which people turn up to the doctor's surgery, are told to take a seat, and while they are waiting pick up a book called Reception, in which people turn up to the doctor's surgery, are told to take a seat, and while they are waiting...
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