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TagsWBR (Classics) (106), Fiction (105), Discworld (49), History (26), (23), Humour (13), Reacher Crime Fiction (13), Not owned (11), Romance (10), Kindle (10) — see all tags

MediaNot set (3), Book (865), Paper Book (772), Audiobook (11), Ebook (42)

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About meHounded as a criminal by UK authorities (BRITISH BROADCASTING CORPORATION or BBC) because I do not have TV or TV licence. The BBC are unable to accept that some of us don't want to watch TV.

About my libraryA tapestry, something for every mood. I'm working my way through my bookshelves (and floor) laboriously listing my books. I am about 70% into them but would be more advanced if I would stop reading them.

Terry Pratchett comes up biggest in my author cloud. Why? Hmm, well, here is what his Granny says about opera:

"There's your heavy opera where basically people sing in foreign and it goes like oh, oh, oh, I am dying, oh, oh, oh, I am dying, Oh Oh, I am dying, that's what I am doing...dying. Then there is your light opera where they sing in foreign and that goes, beer, beer, beer, beer, I like to drink lots of beer, beer beer, Oh how I love beer, lots of beer. Although sometimes they drink champagne instead.

That's basically all of opera really."


"Britain has been shaped for the better by many
pre-Christian, non-Christian, and post-Christian forces. We are a
plural society with citizens with a range of perspectives, and we
are a largely non-religious society." Terry Pratchett 2014


Most of my ratings are upwards of 3 stars because the majority of my reads are recommended by friends. The odd thumbsdown is usually something I chose for myself, a mistake. Life is too short to waste time reading junk, go with the recommendations; that's my experience but I generously refuse to take all the blame for it.. .. Wishlist and Been and Gone list books I don't own.

Groups1001 Books to read before you die, All Things Discworldian - The Guild of Pratchett Fans, BBC Radio 3 Listeners, BBC Radio 4 Listeners, Bookcases, Brits, BritWit, Frequently Asked Questions, It's a LondonThing, Librarything Railroad (The LTR)show all groups

Favorite authorsJane Austen, Charles Dickens, Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett (Shared favorites)

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Real nameLord Lucan.

LocationExeter, England.

Account typepublic, lifetime

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Member sinceSep 1, 2007

Currently readingNanga Parbat Pilgrimage by Hermann Buhl
The Find of a Lifetime: Sir Arthur Evans and the Discovery of Knossos by Sylvia L. Horwitz
Leonardo da Vinci: the Complete Works by Leonardo da Vinci
Brownie the Boomer: The Life of Charles P. Brown, an American Railroader (Railroads in America) by H Roger Grant

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