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Of course it's translated into English by E V Rieu.......

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" Eduardo was his proof reader...."   








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Eduardo taught him how to read...
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You could have read "The Marching Morons" 50 times by now...
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( I had to take a piss....)     Shocked






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We know... it's all over your boots...
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We wore sandals in the OLD DAYS.....








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Ed, you must be getting old... more and more it seems you can't keep track of which millennium (thousand year period of history) you are reminiscing about.  
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Well, I got my Rommel book....





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George C Scott, playing Patton, said: " I read your book, Rommel!! "    








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" Well, if he read it, he would have read it in German because it wasn't translated to English until 1944! "   












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Taking a break......reading something LIGHT......





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Well, I got my Rommel book....





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George C Scott, playing Patton, said: " I read your book, Rommel!! "    








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" Well, if he read it, he would have read it in German because it wasn't translated to English until 1944! "   












General Patton was fluent in the German language.  
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This lady is writing some serious mysteries........












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....Eduardo will have to read some..........
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Eduardo will have to get ORLANDO FURIOSO.......it looks pretty good.........





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Well, I finished this horror mystery.......










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So I've started THE MOONSTONE, the first detective novel ever....although Edgar Allan Poe had written a short story years before....The Murders in the Rue Morgue......but THE MOONSTONE is a big book......circa 1868....

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The mailman just delivered me a book I ordered.....I will put it in the wings.....



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.......umm......a First Edition, you peasants!     Bucky 









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Well I got my FIRST EDITION of Roberto Bolaño's book 2666.....the jackass mailman stuck it in my mailbox and I had to yank it out! Why didn't he put it in the BIG BOX for parcels?   Asss!!!!  


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It is about third in line right now......


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Someone LOANED me this book so I need to read it and give it back.....















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