New now reading

in reality, all of this has been a total load of old bollocks
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Diamond Dog
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Re: New now reading

Postby Diamond Dog » 08 Aug 2019, 12:39

Raynor Winn "The Salt Path".

A remarkable true tale of a couple that literally lost everything (home, possessions the lot) at the same time as one of them was diagnosed with a life threatening illness.... Their answer... to 'wild backpack' around the 630 mile South West Coast Path in the UK!! Utterly compelling, heartbreaking yet incredibly redemptive. I can't put it down.

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Re: New now reading

Postby Snarfyguy » 08 Aug 2019, 15:59

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This biography of Andrew Carnegie is rather good, for the most part. I'm juggling it and some short works by James Ellroy:

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