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THE PRINTED WORD

Having just noticed that the initiator of the latest "book" thread left the site taking the discussion with him, it's my turn again to revive it; being too important a topic to be dropped, imo.

Having finished "Get Carter" by Ted Lewis over the Holidays, I'll soon start with "Jack Carters Law", a prequel set in late 60s Soho.

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    • Got it on the shelf but haven't come round to it yet.
  • THE CHAP

    Does anyone read this? A friend gave me a copy, I think it could be of interest.

    • Lol! It does rather pique my interest. Especially the Tom Cutler article on "The art of doing absolutely nothing productively." Definitely a fun and interesting magazine not to be taken too seriously, unless of course you are a bone fide Chap ;0)

      http://thechap.co.uk

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    • By John Tallon rather, my phone likes to make its own arbitrary corrections of what I spell.
  • Doing a bit of research on Chris Cameron and his sorts before setting foot there in two weeks time, haha!

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