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Re: what's everyone reading at the moment? by Ken Dunn on 4 January 2018 12:33am
 
Reading some Charles Dickens was on my 'to do' list and I'm glad to say I've achieved that in the past few months. I've recently read A Tale of Two Cities and a few of his short stories - The Cricket on the Hearth, The Chimes and a couple of others. Although (I've said before) the style of writing is difficult to read the fascinating thing about all his stories is that there is no reference to cars, planes, trains, computers, telephones or electricity for the simple reason that none of this technology existed back then (the mid 1800s approx). The insight into the simpler things of life back then, with Dickens' addition of story complexities, is certainly fascinating.
 
Re: what's everyone reading at the moment? by Ken Dunn on 5 January 2018 9:51pm
 
Christmas at the Cupcake Cafe - can't remember the author - followed by Where was I? by Terry Wogan. Both a bit of light relief after Charles Dickens.
 
Re: what's everyone reading at the moment? by Ken Dunn on 6 January 2018 10:45am
 
1,000 Unforgettable Senior Moments by Tom Friedman. See the Joke Book post of the same date for an item from the book.
 
Re: what's everyone reading at the moment? by Ken Dunn on 12 January 2018 6:36am
 
Summer Daydreams by Carole Matthews.
 
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