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Author:  oblivion [ Sun Mar 25, 2012 7:10 am ]
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Very nice tie-in, Heledd!

Author:  oblivion [ Wed Mar 28, 2012 6:28 am ]
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I was just wondering: does anyone else think this book also smacks of redemption? That seems about what everyone is trying to do but time is keeping them from it. Or does it help in some cases? Or am I barking up the wrong tree entirely?

Author:  Suzanne [ Wed Mar 28, 2012 10:59 am ]
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Hmm, I'm going to chew on that for a bit.

Author:  heledd [ Mon Apr 02, 2012 12:16 pm ]
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Yes I have just re-read trhe Great Rock and Roll Pauses. Have to find the links to the music first. But was a very difficult chapter for me to read. Most could only be read with a magnifying glass, the text to speech did not work. Am thinking of complaining to Amazon.

Author:  heledd [ Thu Apr 19, 2012 3:15 am ]
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I'm glad the discussion is still ongoing though.I'm going to try and find the links to the music in the book. (Net and electric allowing, of course)

Author:  heledd [ Sun May 06, 2012 8:28 am ]
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I was interested to read in Evolutionary Psychology that ‘Analyses of Shakespeare’s plays have revealed that his handling of both the size and connectedness of the community on stage mirrors very closely the size of typical human groups. The practical limits seem to be set around fifteen individuals (mirroring the size of natural sympathy groups…’
Perhaps this is why some of us feel so ‘disconnected’ from the book. There are just too many characters –Bennie, Sasha, Alex, Rebecca, Christopher, La Belle, Scotty, Alice,,Jocelyn, Rhea, Rolph, Charlene, Lou, Lulu, Stephanie, Kitty Jackson, Jules Jones, Drew, Rob, Ted, Alison Blake …

Author:  WildCityWoman [ Mon Jul 30, 2012 8:22 pm ]
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I'm going to pass on this one; I tried this about a year ago for one of the Goodreads groups and it didn't do anything for me.

Other than make me question . . . why . . . why . . . why would this book be taken seriously by anyone?

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