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I Have A Shades Of Grey Pre copy
Posted by: mr puniverse (---.32.118.58.optusnet.com.au)
Date: November 25, 2009 11:02AM

I have in my hand a Precopy of Shades of Grey I have got into the first three chapters and It should appeal to all FFans. I am not sure when ts officaly out but I couldn't wait for it to come out I will not give away anything away. But its going to be a colourful adventure

FFans of FForde will be delighted

Re: I Have A Shades Of Grey Pre copy
Posted by: SkidMarks (---.manc.cable.ntl.com)
Date: November 25, 2009 11:18AM

Well done mr puniverse. Unfortunately someone else beat mrs. SkidMarks to their proof copy so we will have to wait. She did win in the scrum for "Retromancer", though.

Re: I Have A Shades Of Grey Pre copy
Posted by: mr puniverse (---.32.118.58.optusnet.com.au)
Date: November 25, 2009 12:09PM

Cool IO do hope the book comes out orginally with colour pencils

Re: I Have A Shades Of Grey Pre copy
Posted by: Lycanthra Pod (---.range86-178.btcentralplus.com)
Date: November 25, 2009 06:52PM

It's a great book, you'll all enjoy it I won't spoil the ending but........

Re: I Have A Shades Of Grey Pre copy
Posted by: BibwitHart (---.VIC.netspace.net.au)
Date: November 25, 2009 11:17PM

I do hope it isn't a sad ending. I snuffled a bit over Jasper's ending of Granny Next.

I find it intensely embarrassing to be teary from a sad and fictional event and then to have someone walk in. I never used to, so I'm a bit mystified as to why I do this now.

Re: I Have A Shades Of Grey Pre copy
Posted by: mr puniverse (---.32.98.146.optusnet.com.au)
Date: November 26, 2009 05:13PM

if its like his other first books in a series it wont have an end but a continuation to the next one

Re: I Have A Shades Of Grey Pre copy
Posted by: delacuesta (---.adsl.xs4all.nl)
Date: December 12, 2009 11:21AM

Shades of Grey is on sale in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The same may be trus for other bookshops on the continent.
I bought it yesterday but didn't start reading yet.



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Re: I Have A Shades Of Grey Pre copy
Posted by: Ghurab (---.bredband.comhem.se)
Date: December 29, 2009 03:12PM

I have just finished my copy and can only reiterate what the other forumites have said. It is a truly tremendous romp.

Cheers

Re: I Have A Shades Of Grey Pre copy
Posted by: SkidMarks (---.manc.cable.ntl.com)
Date: December 29, 2009 04:15PM

Hi Ghurab, help yourself to pie. Unfortunately the book is embargoed for sale in the U.K. and I missed out on a proof copy, so I will have to wait another couple of days!

Re: I Have A Shades Of Grey Pre copy
Posted by: steeljam (---.range86-157.btcentralplus.com)
Date: December 29, 2009 11:54PM

Just checked Waterstones and they have both hardback and paperback copies for sale.
The hardback has a release date of 14th Jan but the paperback has a release date of 29th December.
I'm going to phone my local shop tomorrow and check if it is they have copies.

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Re: I Have A Shades Of Grey Pre copy
Posted by: steeljam (---.range81-151.btcentralplus.com)
Date: December 30, 2009 04:13PM

Yep. SoG is available at Waterstones.
Popped in and got a hardback copy of the book with 3 off.
I like the opening line.
It is reminiscent of the opening line from The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin by David Nobbs. Based on that line my wife bought the book.
Now to read the book.

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Joint winner Colouring Competition 2007
and outright winner of the 3 time winner of the Ffestival Dodo Feeding competition.
Fforde Ffiesta Ffotos are here - [www.flickr.com]



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