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What books do you remember reading when you where younger ? 7 months 1 week ago #3741635

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Crumbs - the list is too long. Reading is an addiction for me. I read books voraciously from around the age of 10, even spending Saturdays in the local library in the reference section where books couldn’t be taken out to feed my thirst for Elizabethan history & the beginnings of Lord Burghley’s spy network, in my mid teens. Early reading was Blyton’s The Twins at St Clare’s, but never Mallory Towers. Graduated onto girl detective novels, then Anne of Green Gables & my favourite Little Women. I so wanted to be Jo March. My stand out book for my later teens was Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World. I’ve re-read it a few times. Dystopian & prophetic. Genius. So many other classics as well but these stand out.

I still have a passion for Elizabethan history. My reading addiction stood me in good stead for a law degree in my 20s & for subsequent professional qualifications. :)

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What books do you remember reading when you where younger ? 7 months 1 week ago #3741757

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All of the TinTin books
The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe
The Hobbit
Grimble and Grimble at Christmas
The Goalkeeper's Revenge
The Machine Gunners
Uncle Lubin
Jackanory - Arabella's Raven, Brer Rabbit, Lizzie Dripping, Barrow Lane Gang

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What books do you remember reading when you where younger ? 6 months 3 weeks ago #3747503

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Only one that I can remember -- Tom Sawyer - by Mark Twain.
I remember the first comic`s coming out. in 1930`s - The Beano - Hotspur.
One had a balsa wood plane in it.- worth a lot of money - now.

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What books do you remember reading when you where younger ? 6 months 3 weeks ago #3747517

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Vaious books by Issac Asimov and Arthur C Clark, followed by Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit.

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What books do you remember reading when you where younger ? 6 months 3 weeks ago #3747548

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I always checked out biographies on athletes like Pete Rose, Hank Aaron, Roger Staubach and etc etc. I knew everything about these guys. Now sports is so woke it’s nauseating. These guys were real, not a forced PC version of an athlete.

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What books do you remember reading when you where younger ? 6 months 2 weeks ago #3749741

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If magazines count, we got 4 a month growing up:
Outdoor Life
Sports Afield
Field & Stream
American Rifleman
I read each cover to cover

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Schöne Dinge passieren in Ihrem Leben, wenn Sie sich distanzieren und negative Dinge und Menschen entfernen.

What books do you remember reading when you where younger ? 4 months 3 weeks ago #3773345

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Without a doubt, it would be The Red Badge of Courage and The Scarlet Letter. The first one was voluntary and the second one was mandatory. When introduced to books of real substance, my comics took a back seat.

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What books do you remember reading when you where younger ? 4 months 3 weeks ago #3773669

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We got the NRA Eddie Eagle series monthly at school for being on the shooting team junior class we could not wait for them to come as to all the new things they had in them we could dream about getting.

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Schöne Dinge passieren in Ihrem Leben, wenn Sie sich distanzieren und negative Dinge und Menschen entfernen.

What books do you remember reading when you where younger ? 4 months 2 weeks ago #3776278

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One of the best books I've ever read, was " The Bourne Identity", the movie, in comparison; was a major let down.
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What books do you remember reading when you where younger ? 4 months 2 weeks ago #3776955

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The Lion, the witch & the wardrobe (Cs Lewis)
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