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View Poll Results: Which book shall we start in February?
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes 4 44.44%
Northern Lights 1 11.11%
Love in the Time of Cholera 0 0%
The Ground Beneath Her Feet 0 0%
Travels with Charley 0 0%
The Immoralist 0 0%
Labyrinths 1 11.11%
A Pale View of Hills 1 11.11%
Life of Pi 1 11.11%
The History of Danish Dreams 1 11.11%
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Old 16th Dec 2004, 11:15   #1
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Let's try the democratic thing, then. If we can all supply the titles of two books, I'll then set up a poll for voting purposes.

My choice for the pool is:

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - ACD
Northern Lights - Pullman

Your suggestions ASAP, please...
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My two choices are:

Love In The Time Of Cholera Marquez
The Ground Beneath Her Feet Rushdie
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Hm, so it's two books I've read (amner) v two books I've failed to finish (amarie). I know where my lazy-man votes will be going come the time...
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I'd like to suggest a thinnish Steinbeck - but I don't mind which one (other than 'Of Mice and Men'), but any of the suggestions already made sound good. I'll come back to you with a second suggestion - (too wrapped up in wrapping paper and Xmas letter-writing ...)
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My idea at the moment would be to keep the non-winning choices in a pool ready for the following month's vote (if voting was agreed on as a viable option).

Col, how about Rick's Steinbeck choice, Travels with Charley?
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Col, how about Rick's Steinbeck choice, Travels with Charley?
Yes :D I have a copy of that, and I remarked months ago in a thread that I'd like to read it.
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I'm going with Georgie Borgie's Labyrinths & Andre Gide's The Immoralist.

EDIT: And how about the discussion of shorter pieces--are we still considering that? I'd like to do it somehow. Anyone else?
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Ishiguro, A Pale View of Hills

PS. Still quite busy, sorry.
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EDIT: And how about the discussion of shorter pieces--are we still considering that? I'd like to do it somehow. Anyone else?
I think most people didn't like this idea. But there's no reason why we can't tackle it on a smaller scale. Maybe the short fiction people could just have their thoughts on a single thread inside the book group forum? I am sure no one would have a problem with that.

Anything you had in mind, Rick?
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Ishiguro, A Pale View of Hills
I'd second this one (since I've just started reading it), and I'll add Martel's Life of Pi, although all the rest of you may have read it already.
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