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Bookgroup: Tuesday 6th August 2019 (Maps and Journeys)

What Was Read

Neil Half a King by Joe Abercrombie
Iain A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin
Phil Books 1+2 of The Demon Cycle by Peter V. Brett
Steven & Elle 1st book in The Wheel of Time series (The Eye of the World) by Robert Jordan
Graeme M 4th book in the The Wheel of Time series (The Shadow Rising) by Robert Jordan
Graeme Go Quest, Young Man by K.B. Bogen

Raw Log

17:16	<Neil> And I’m here
17:17	<Neil> Both Graeme’s and Craig already here
17:17	<Neil> Phil arrives
17:17	<Neil> Steven is here
17:33	<Neil> And Iain
17:33	<Neil> Then Elle
17:33	<Neil> Then Greg
17:34	<Neil> Then feri
17:34	<Neil> Topic is fantasy and maps
17:49	<Neil> I read Half a King, Joe Abercrombie
17:49	<Neil> It was meh
17:50	<Neil> Reminds me why I don’t read fantasy. A group of guys walked someplace.
17:52	<Neil> Matthew read a wizard of earthsea by Ursula..
17:52	<Neil> Iain even!
17:55	<Neil> Sexism in wizardry, dragons and language, name power..
18:06	<Neil> Phil read Peter v Brett - the desert spear and others in the series
18:06	<Neil> Demon..
18:08	<Neil> The daylight war
18:15	<Neil> The painted man is the first book
18:15	<Neil> Series is called the demon cycle
18:17	<Neil> Steven read the first book in the wheel of time. The eye of the world
18:26	<Neil> Saidan chat.. link that Reddit comment I know of here
18:30	<Neil> Ellen read it too.
18:30	<Neil> I think I read it years ago
18:31	<Neil> Graeme M also read the 4th book of wheel of time
18:37	<Neil> We’re still talking about how verbose Robert Jordan is
18:39	<greg> He's off on one again!
18:48	<Neil> This might be a record
18:48	<Neil> That was 30 mins
18:48	<Neil> Now it’s old Graeme
18:49	<Neil> Go Quest Young Man
18:49	<Neil> The girl didn’t want to get married because she loved the colour pink
18:49	<Neil> Is that an euphemism?
18:50	<Neil> No she loved pink
18:50	<greg> Lol!
18:51	<Neil> By k b bogan
18:53	<Neil> Using magic causes fate to take an interest in you and throw adventures your way
18:58	<Bear> Ah Robert Jordan
18:58	<Bear> read him
18:58	<Bear> a few books in, you learn to barely skim parts
18:58	<Bear> Think he'd do with a better editor?
18:58	<Bear> Well not now
18:58	<Bear> he's dead
18:59	<Bear> rare amyloidosis condition if I remember right
18:59	<Bear> Brandon Sanderson finished his saga
19:02	<Neil> I think we’re done, no book for feri
19:03	<Neil> Ann Leckie The Raven Tower is next on my list for fantasy
19:03	<Neil> Graeme has a big map of the continent of middle earth
19:04	<Neil> And also a huge fold out map of .. what’s that city in dis world..
19:04	<Neil> Ankhor
19:07	<Neil> Next category is horror
19:07	<Neil> Subject is..
19:08	<Neil> Oops
19:08	<Neil> Greg read.. nada
19:09	<Neil> Simarillion
19:14	<Neil> New subject is deadly friend
19:14	<Neil> 3rd September
19:14	<Neil> “Dangerous friends”
19:22	<Neil> All these books sounded crap tonight
19:22	<Neil> Compared to last month, where I would have read most of them.
19:24	<greg> Hi!
19:30	<Bear> Ankh-Morpork
20:02	<Neil> That’s the one ??

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