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    A couple of excellent books

    I have not seen anyone posting about books in a very long time. I would like to shed light on two books that I was extremely impressed with. The books are set in Thailand, but not like anything I had read before. I was expecting amusing and entertaing, but got much, much more. Both these books, by Timothy Hallinan, gave me a whole different perspective on Thailand in general, and the night life in particular. The two books I read are The Queen of Patpong, and, A Nail Through The Heart. If you enjoy reading at all, you caní Help but totally enjoy these books...IMHO.
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    Cheers Bill...will keep a lookout for them.

    I like John Burdett's style of murder mystery/crime....so what genre would these be?

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    ^Similar to this genre, but written much better than Burdette’s books, which I have read a number of. You would definitely enjoy Hallinan.
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    Bill are you reading with ereader, tablet or paper back?

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    I now use a kindle reader. I used to have so many books, that it was ridiculous. I usually read 1-2 books a week, so bringing books from place to place is just cumbersome. I have nearly 400 books on my reader that I have read in the past five or six years. I never thought I would enjoy reading from a device as much as a book, but it is just so convenient.
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    Quote Originally Posted by billpay View Post
    I now use a kindle reader. I used to have so many books, that it was ridiculous. I usually read 1-2 books a week, so bringing books from place to place is just cumbersome. I have nearly 400 books on my reader that I have read in the past five or six years. I never thought I would enjoy reading from a device as much as a book, but it is just so convenient.
    I still can't make the switch. Love the feel of the paper in my hand. Same with news. Much rather read it from a newspaper vs. on a computer screen.
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    Quote Originally Posted by billpay View Post
    I now use a kindle reader. I used to have so many books, that it was ridiculous. I usually read 1-2 books a week, so bringing books from place to place is just cumbersome. I have nearly 400 books on my reader that I have read in the past five or six years. I never thought I would enjoy reading from a device as much as a book, but it is just so convenient.
    Same here
    I also read a fee books at a time
    So when I went on holiday I'd have 4-6 books with me

    Now......just the Ipad

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