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An excellent trilogy, at some point I may read the other Foundation books but for now I am satisfied with the original trilogy.

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Excellent story and some truly great art.

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Love that Bradbury. All his short story collections are great.

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Love that Bradbury. All his short story collections are great.


Yeah not a bad story in the book and some are so good that they leave you in awe of the man.

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Did you watch the show? I liked it well enough, though the effects were borderline stupid at points.

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Did you watch the show? I liked it well enough, though the effects were borderline stupid at points.


No I wanted to read the book first, I'm not sure I'll bother with the other two books.

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Great one!

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Awhile ago, I read the annotated version of The Hobbit. Was looking for a similar thing for LOTR, but there really doesn't seem to be one (which makes sense, seeing as how long the book is, particularly in single volume, even without annotations). What there is, though, is this companion volume, which is essentially all the footnotes in another book. I basically read a chapter in LOTR, then went through and read the notes, then back and forth all through the books (as the companion includes notes on maps and appendices as well as some stuff like Tolkien's notes on the intended etymology of constructed words, to be used as advice when the book is translated into other languages). It's very in-depth, and lots of the notes were to the effect that a word had been mis-set as another word in the 1966 edition but then corrected to the original in the 1978 edition. Some of it was very interesting, though, particularly where Tolkien revised sentences here and there (partially to re-assert an American copyright, but also to make the book jibe better with his evolving conception of his mythology) or where excerpts from his private letters are quoted, explaining his thinking about the background of his imagined world.

Probably tedious if you're not a big fan of the original book. But I know several people on here are big fans of the original book, and of writing in general, and might enjoy this.


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Somewhere up-thread (or maybe in a previous year), somebody mentioned re-reading the Foundation novels, and I mentioned that I got them as a gift when I was a teenager but couldn't get into them. Read the first one. Quick read (started it yesterday), and interesting, but it definitely mixes sci-fi gadgets and hokey names with big dollops of mid-20th-century American cultural preconceptions. I was a bit bored here and there, for a few pages, but it moved along briskly enough that I'll finish the original trilogy, at least. Not sure about prequels and sequels.


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I heard about this while listening to the Monster Party podcast and decided to check it out. It's honestly the best comic I've read in YEARS. There are seven volumes so I'm not even halfway through but this is prime horror writing, superb storytelling, sharp artwork and it has a great mystery unfolding.

I highly recommend it.

I was not familiar with Terry Moore's work before this and I'll definitely be checking out other titles.

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