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The 100 year old man book. BOOK OF THE YEAR

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AlaskaNebraska Wed 15-Aug-12 13:41:35

(well, so far , for me!)
You'll bloody love it.

Geekster Thu 03-Jan-13 22:41:46

The Kate Morton books are really good MrsBungleBear. I think the 100 year old man is still on offer for 20p if anyone wants it.

hackmum Fri 04-Jan-13 08:36:04

Thanks, all - have just bought it for 20p on the Kindle. Wouldn't have known it was on sale otherwise.

BadDog Sat 05-Jan-13 10:25:02

Its me - OP

if you liked this also read the Harold fry and the EXCELLENT heft - also ace

Then if you like a bit of crime read The good father by Noah someone ( sorry!) is a good read.

gailforce1 Sat 05-Jan-13 19:41:56

BadDog pls tell me about Heft, have seen you mention this on another thread and am curious!

BadDog Sat 05-Jan-13 20:34:11

i would advise not reading TOO many descirptors before tbh, just read and enjoy. Its about a semi recluisve over weight guy in Brooklyn.

Thats it.

Kinora Sat 05-Jan-13 22:03:53

Just started this book last night after buying it of Amazon for 20p. I've not read much but I'm enjoying it so far wink

gailforce1 Sun 06-Jan-13 12:17:06

Thanks BadDog, I have reserved Heft at the library and will look forward to reading it!

hoodoo12345 Mon 28-Jan-13 23:00:25

I must be the only person alive who hated this book.
I brought it after reading all the wonderful reviews about it only to be very disappointed.
It reminded me of the children's book about the giant turnip where the farmer collects more and more people to try and pull up the giant vegetable.

I preferred that book more.

DuchessofMalfi Tue 29-Jan-13 07:54:38

I'm reading it at the moment and enjoying it. Some good laugh out loud moments. It appeals to my sense of humour - very dark grin

AgentProvocateur Tue 29-Jan-13 08:18:51

I wasn't really a fan either, but then I don't like "funny" books or films. (Contrarty to what you might think, I do have a sense of humour!)

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