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AverageJoe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-19-05 09:57 AM
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1. I'm re-reading Theodore Roszak's novel, "Flicker"
It's a great book and I recommend it highly. The storyline revolves around a secret--dark, dark secret--history of the movies.

And, indeed, it's being made into a movie, directed by the same guy who directed "Pi".
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  -What book(s) are you currently reading? bobthedrummer  May-19-05 09:52 AM   #0 
  - I'm re-reading Theodore Roszak's novel, "Flicker"  AverageJoe   May-19-05 09:57 AM   #1 
  - I really liked "Pi". I'll be watching for this one to be released.  bobthedrummer   May-19-05 10:02 AM   #4 
     - Yes, "Pi" is great!  AverageJoe   May-19-05 10:07 AM   #9 
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  - Re-reading  Toby109   May-19-05 10:07 AM   #7 
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     - I like both  mutley_r_us   May-19-05 10:41 AM   #18 
        - Maybe some of the posts might help. I mostly read non-fiction today.  bobthedrummer   May-19-05 10:58 AM   #24 
           - i'll check him out.  mutley_r_us   May-19-05 11:06 AM   #27 
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