THE GOONERSID BOOK THREAD

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Re: THE GOONERSID BOOK THREAD

Postby OneBardGooner » Wed Jul 15, 2015 5:59 am

The hidden soldier is a Cork or Cobh boy.
He is a culchie. It's ok, you can call them culchies. Or swamp monkeys. Or sister botherers. Or uncle fuckers. Or muck savages. Or cousin molesters. Or goat rapists.

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Re: THE GOONERSID BOOK THREAD

Postby shu » Wed Aug 12, 2015 7:38 pm

the Kindle is the best present I have ever received, i 've finished nine books in the last seven weeks, so easy to use
I too love my kindle - got it for holiday last year. Books, music, games, web, all you need I one little device, it's fab
Blanket on your laps boys , cardigans on !

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Re: THE GOONERSID BOOK THREAD

Postby OneBardGooner » Sun Aug 23, 2015 11:47 am

the Kindle is the best present I have ever received, i 've finished nine books in the last seven weeks, so easy to use
I too love my kindle - got it for holiday last year. Books, music, games, web, all you need I one little device, it's fab
Blanket on your laps boys , cardigans on !
Naaaah that was last year mate - This winter they add the ole BIG sized two foot slipper by the fire. :lol:

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Re: THE GOONERSID BOOK THREAD

Postby StuartL » Sun Sep 13, 2015 9:23 am

101 Best prostitutes in the Birmingham / Cannock area was a very informative read if any of you are interested ?

To be fair it was a bit hard going in the middle but it certainly had a happy ending.

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Re: THE GOONERSID BOOK THREAD

Postby StuartL » Sat Sep 19, 2015 9:01 am

the Kindle is the best present I have ever received, i 've finished nine books in the last seven weeks, so easy to use
I too love my kindle - got it for holiday last year. Books, music, games, web, all you need I one little device, it's fab
Blanket on your laps boys , cardigans on !
Just you wait till that devil magic Electricity comes to Norfolk and you will see for yourself :wink:

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Re: THE GOONERSID BOOK THREAD

Postby GranadaJoe » Mon Sep 21, 2015 6:16 pm

Lawrence in Arabia by Scott Anderson.

As the title suggests it looks at Lawrence's role, but it is much more than that. It highlights the roles of a German spy, an American oilman/spy and a Romanian/Jewish/Zionist/spy/agronomist, as well as many other characters.

The above is like a real Boys' Own adventure, but for me the really interesting stuff concerned the insight into the dynamics of the Middle East (including the Wahhabist Saud family) and the emergence of Zionism and the conflicts within Judaism that it created.

The arrogance and stupidity of every countries' ruling classes is also there for all to see.


Apologies for writing about a book on the book thread.

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Re: THE GOONERSID BOOK THREAD

Postby Midz » Sun Nov 15, 2015 6:00 pm

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First time reading this author for me.
Enjoyed it very much. Joe Clayton (or Carter as he is in this book) is an ex undercover cop. He's on the run from a West London gangland boss who believes that he killed his brother.
Joe travels to the west country and gets involved in a search for a missing girl amongst other things. There's a guy who thinks he's a Mr Big down there and has it in for Joe. The guy who supposedly runs the Cornish town is a chav come good. He likes to wear his track suit bottoms as he thinks people will underestimate him when he's actually quite smart.
I liked how this story was very close to real life and not too far-fetched as some fiction can be.

If you like Michael Connelly, Lee Child, Simon Kernick, David Baldacci, Michael Robotham and novels like the ones they write then give this a go as you'll most likely enjoy it.

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Re: THE GOONERSID BOOK THREAD

Postby casgooner » Sun Nov 15, 2015 6:04 pm

I'll try that, I'm always on the look out for a new author. Have you ever tried Robert Goddard, they're a good read?

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Re: THE GOONERSID BOOK THREAD

Postby Midz » Sun Nov 15, 2015 6:12 pm

No, I've never read Robert Goddard but have added him to my ongoing list, thank you.

Do you read kindle or books?

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Re: THE GOONERSID BOOK THREAD

Postby StuartL » Sun Nov 15, 2015 6:19 pm

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First time reading this author for me.
Enjoyed it very much. Joe Clayton (or Carter as he is in this book) is an ex undercover cop. He's on the run from a West London gangland boss who believes that he killed his brother.
Joe travels to the west country and gets involved in a search for a missing girl amongst other things. There's a guy who thinks he's a Mr Big down there and has it in for Joe. The guy who supposedly runs the Cornish town is a chav come good. He likes to wear his track suit bottoms as he thinks people will underestimate him when he's actually quite smart.
I liked how this story was very close to real life and not too far-fetched as some fiction can be.

If you like Michael Connelly, Lee Child, Simon Kernick, David Baldacci, Michael Robotham and novels like the ones they write then give this a go as you'll most likely enjoy it.

Cheers for that, I read all of the authors you mentioned, so will give it a go.

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Re: THE GOONERSID BOOK THREAD

Postby casgooner » Sun Nov 15, 2015 6:35 pm

No, I've never read Robert Goddard but have added him to my ongoing list, thank you.

Do you read kindle or books?
I always read books.

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Re: THE GOONERSID BOOK THREAD

Postby StuartL » Sat Dec 12, 2015 1:53 pm

Reading book called State line (Dan Reno) where in the opening page a character called Wenger was described as a tightwad !!!

Imagine my surprise :)
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Re: THE GOONERSID BOOK THREAD

Postby arseofacrow » Sat Dec 12, 2015 3:30 pm

Reading book card State line (Dan Reno) where in the opening page a character called Wenger was described as a tightwad !!!

Imagine my surprise :)
:coffeespit: :lol:

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Re: THE GOONERSID BOOK THREAD

Postby robbo10 » Thu Dec 31, 2015 3:48 pm

Reading book card State line (Dan Reno) where in the opening page a character called Wenger was described as a tightwad !!!

Imagine my surprise :)
:coffeespit: :lol:
Does he linger 7 years too long too?

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Re: THE GOONERSID BOOK THREAD

Postby DB10GOONER » Mon Jan 18, 2016 1:42 pm

No, I've never read Robert Goddard but have added him to my ongoing list, thank you.

Do you read kindle or books?
I always read books.
Amen. 8)

The Kindle will kill the publishing industry.


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