Ultra-condensed books

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Ultra-condensed books

Postby Liege-Killer » Mon Jan 05, 2009 6:04 pm

I don't know if anyone has mentioned this site before, but I thought it was worth a few laughs.

Book-a-Minute -- summaries of books you can read in less than a minute.

For example: Rendezvous with Rama. :lol:

Then there's Dune.
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Postby SandChigger » Mon Jan 05, 2009 6:48 pm

Hee hee. :D
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Postby Omphalos » Mon Jan 05, 2009 7:46 pm

I like those too.
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Postby SimonH » Mon Jan 05, 2009 10:21 pm

http://www.rinkworks.com/bookaminute/b/ ... 2001.shtml


I'm evil. (kills astronauts)

Dave Bowman

I must shut you down now, HAL.


Daisy, Daisy...

Dave Bowman

Now I must finish this mission alone.

(STRANGE THINGS happen, and they MAKE SENSE.)


Wow. I understand the movie now.


this is my experience exactly! :lol:
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Postby GamePlayer » Mon Jan 05, 2009 10:53 pm

This is like the Abridged Scripts site, but for books.
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