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Old 03-21-2010, 07:29 AM   #61
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I'll nominate:
The World According to Clarkson by Jeremy Clarkson
Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes (It's under humor on Feedbooks)
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain (=)
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Old 03-21-2010, 12:39 PM   #62
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I second Augustus Carp, which I have just downloaded.
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Old 03-21-2010, 01:12 PM   #63
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I would like to nominate Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency by Douglas Adams.
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Old 03-21-2010, 01:16 PM   #64
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I would like to nominate Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency by Douglas Adams.

I'll SECOND that one as I've not read it and I loved the Hitchhikers...

assuming it is available as ebook of course...
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Old 03-21-2010, 02:07 PM   #65
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I'll SECOND that one as I've not read it and I loved the Hitchhikers...

assuming it is available as ebook of course...
It's not I had to get the first one at the library and still keep hoping the second will come out in ebook.
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Old 03-21-2010, 02:11 PM   #66
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It's not I had to get the first one at the library and still keep hoping the second will come out in ebook.
Grrrr.....

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Old 03-21-2010, 02:12 PM   #67
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Grrrr.....

Thanks.
You can double check though. This was just on Sony that I know for sure, but I think I checked amazon too.
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Old 03-21-2010, 02:14 PM   #68
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You can double check though. This was just on Sony that I know for sure, but I think I checked amazon too.
Just did a search and only found it at W.H.Smith in U.K. not available in U.S. as far as I can tell....


This title is available in the following countries:

Australia
Canada
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Old 03-21-2010, 02:15 PM   #69
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Old 03-21-2010, 02:49 PM   #70
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Old 03-21-2010, 05:44 PM   #71
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I'd like to propose A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court by Mark Twain
and we can find it at Gutenberg
I second this one...
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Old 03-21-2010, 05:56 PM   #72
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"Augustus Carp, Esq. - Being the Autobiography of a Really Good Man" by Henry Bashford

Patricia has made this book freely available here.
I second this one...
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Old 03-21-2010, 06:42 PM   #73
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Old 03-21-2010, 10:02 PM   #74
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I nominate something Ralph Sir Edward and Patricia recently uploaded, A Damon Runyon Omnibus.

http://www.mobileread.com/forums/showthread.php?t=76310

She quotes Wikipedia: [Runyon] was best known for his short stories celebrating the world of Broadway in New York City that grew out of the Prohibition era. To New Yorkers of his generation, a "Damon Runyon character" evoked a distinctive social type from the Brooklyn or Midtown demi-monde. The adjective "Runyonesque" refers to this type of character as well as to the type of situations and dialog that Runyon depicted. He spun humorous tales of gamblers, hustlers, actors, and gangsters, few of whom go by "square" names, preferring instead colorful monikers such as "Nathan Detroit," "Big Jule," "Harry the Horse," "Good Time Charley," "Dave the Dude," or "The Seldom Seen Kid." Runyon wrote these stories in a distinctive vernacular style: a mixture of formal speech and colorful slang, almost always in present tense, and always devoid of contractions.
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I'll SECOND that one as I've not read it and I loved the Hitchhikers...

assuming it is available as ebook of course...
Do read it anayway - if you can - and the other Dirk Gently novel. Both are great fun.

I so want ot nominate a David Lodge novel - but any that I'd care to mention is not available in ebook form... arrgh
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