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3 hours ago, time said:

The Horse Whisperer author Nicholas Evans dead at 72.

Goodness  I only wished him Happy Birthday in the Happy Birthday thread a few months ago. I hope I am not a jinx.

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2 minutes ago, Gooseberry Crumble said:

Goodness  I only wished him Happy Birthday in the Happy Birthday thread a few months ago. I hope I am not a jinx.

 

Wish Kissinger happy birthday to test this out.

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@msc @DCI Frank Burnside  But what about all the gorgeous actors and sexy olympiad I have wished happy  birthday to on that thread?! That is what is troubling me- If I am a jinx and they all  die who am I going to pleasure myself too?!!:D:o

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1 hour ago, DCI Frank Burnside said:

More pressing for him to try it out on Trump and Putin :D

 

I have a much longer list than that.

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Big one.

 

Frederick Buechner (wiki), American novelist, poet, essayist and theologian, dead at 96.

 

 

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Also another one who has a portrait by Carl Van Vetchen.

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Joseph Delaney. fantasy author has died aged 77.

 

His most notable work is the Spook's series, the first of which was made into a film, The Seventh Son, with Ben Barnes, Jeff Bridges & Julianne Moore.

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Nasho Jorgaqi (Wiki), Albanian author who also wrote the script of many classic Albanian films dead at 90

 

Nasho Jorgaqi - Wikipedia 

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Decrepit heavyweight literary critic Noè Jitrik, 94, in coma after stroke, but "with favourable evolution". Of course.

 

Perplexed? Me too.

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Javier Marías dead at 70.

 

 

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Ren Rongrong, Chinese writer and translator dead at 99 according to multiple Chinese sites. Probably most known for his children's literature and for translating Pinocchio, Pippi Longstocking and The Wind in the Willows to Chinese. 

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Oh wow... and a huge name.

Still have to read her Booker Prize-winning trilogy thats on my shelf.

 

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29 minutes ago, gcreptile said:

Oh wow... and a huge name.

Still have to read her Booker Prize-winning trilogy thats on my shelf.

 

Mrs Biblio thinks they are fantastic

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1 hour ago, gcreptile said:

Oh wow... and a huge name.

Still have to read her Booker Prize-winning trilogy thats on my shelf.

 

 

Having flicked through one, I have no intention of reading them, despite the appeal of the subject.  I couldn't cope with the horrible affected style of writing. 

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1 hour ago, Sir Creep said:


Said she died with an unfinished manuscript.  
Let Sir Creep lend a hand!

 

‘The End’

My work is done here.


Your banter is absolutely appalling.

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