Forever Delayed - The Independent Manics Forum  

Go Back   Forever Delayed - The Independent Manics Forum > Manic Street Preachers > Manic Street Preachers Discussion

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #361  
Old 13-04-2013, 14:07
andy's Avatar
andy andy is offline
Freed from the century
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Posts: 570
Quote:
Originally Posted by hummingbird View Post
it's alright. Sections of it are laughable but if you forget you're a manics fan for the duration it'll pass the time. A version of reason is actually worse. Not good when you recognise magazine interviews in the text and i gave up on it.

Agree with the above poster saying it shouldn'tve been part biog and part fiction.
I actually didn't mind it - there are complete parts lifted from other sources, and when he goes to by richeys flat and looks out his window to it, it feels a little self indulgent, but decent read on the whole
Reply With Quote
  #362  
Old 14-04-2013, 01:30
Librarian On Fire's Avatar
Librarian On Fire Librarian On Fire is offline
I am purity, they call me perverted
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Auckland, New Zealand
Posts: 353
Quote:
Originally Posted by helvissa View Post
It hasn't made it to the 1p for a second hand copy thingy on Amazon yet. Tragic.

Birmingham has 3 copies? AWESOME! Then again, they do like spending their money on crap (I refer you to the new library with those pointlessly shitty, and no doubt fiercely expensive random metal hoop things all over the windows that look like an explosion in a bed spring factory. BUY BOOKS NOT POINTLESS ARCHITECTURE YOU MORONS).
I don't really understand what is happening with libraries in the UK at present. Many are being forced to close, and then some cities are opening up new ones. I've been looking at the new UK libraries online to get ideas for the planning of our new library.

I picked up the Richey book with every intention of reading it, but it was just dreadful. Ben should find his own inspiration elsewhere.
__________________
"He read himself into insanity."

Nabokov on Don Quixote
Reply With Quote
  #363  
Old 16-04-2013, 14:20
Littlesue's Avatar
Littlesue Littlesue is offline
Footprint of history
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: The Black Country
Age: 57
Posts: 27,336
The new Brum one looks an eyesore from the outside!!
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT. The time now is 07:12.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.