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    top 5 authors DOA you would love to meet

    Many of us like reading, I have had the privilidge of meeting some of my favourite authors Peter F Hamilton and Micheal Palin but others I would have loved to meet have sadly passed on or never come near my local to book signings. So who would be your top 5 dead or alive authors?

    My top five not counting the 2 above.

    Arthur C Clarke
    David Sedaris
    Ben Bova
    HG wells
    Isaac Asimov


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    Trudi Canavan
    Rachel Morgan
    Maria V. Snyder
    J.K. Rowling
    Rachel Caine
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    J K Rowling obv
    Stephanie Mayer
    AA Milne
    Douglas Adams
    Stephen King - to slap him round the face for disappointing me with his more recent novels esp Under the dome. He appears to no longer be able to write endings.
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    Suzi, I watched the tv adaptation of Under the Dome and was bitterly disappointed at how it was left

    Mine are:

    Rachel Caine
    Jane Austen
    Jean M Auel
    Sara Douglass
    Taran Mattharu
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    Mine are real chic lit writers but here they are:
    Marion Keys
    Sheila O'Flannaign
    Emma Hannigan
    Maeve Binchy

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    Quote Originally Posted by Paula View Post
    Suzi, I watched the tv adaptation of Under the Dome and was bitterly disappointed at how it was left
    The main bit of the book was brilliant - really gripping, really great, but the ending was just so bad! It was worse than "and then they woke up and discovered it was a dream.."
    I was so disappointed that I haven't read any since and I've read nearly all of his!
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    I've just thought of my 5th one and I don't know how I forgot her in the first place:-
    Cathy Kelly

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    Quote Originally Posted by Suzi View Post
    The main bit of the book was brilliant - really gripping, really great, but the ending was just so bad! It was worse than "and then they woke up and discovered it was a dream.."
    I was so disappointed that I haven't read any since and I've read nearly all of his!
    Have you read The Dark Tower series? I've had them for years and not got around to them yet.
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    I think mine would have to be....
    John Grisham
    Lucy Whitehouse
    Maeve Binchy
    Ernest Hemingway
    Nevil Shute

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    When I was doing research for our East end walks I bumped into David icke and we had a fascinating if surreal hour long chat about the illuminate and how the Royal families are a connected by various bloodlines. Fascinating stuff.
    I would also like to meet patricia Cornwall and Donald rumbalow

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