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    new novel about pro bike racing: We Begin Our Ascent by Joe Mungo Reed

    rave review in the Times

    https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/18/b...ungo-reed.html

    I was excited to buy it til I read the first chapter. Take a look. Would love to hear your thoughts

    https://www.amazon.com/Begin-Our-Asc...dp/1501169203/

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    Sounds interesting....if a little bit obvious.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Henry Chinaski View Post
    rave review in the Times

    https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/18/b...ungo-reed.html

    I was excited to buy it til I read the first chapter. Take a look. Would love to hear your thoughts

    https://www.amazon.com/Begin-Our-Asc...dp/1501169203/
    I've seen woise...
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    I'd rather read movie reviews on a cycling forum.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chain View Post
    I'd rather read movie reviews on a cycling forum.
    Eh, I dunno. Some of those cycling forum movie reviews are pretty long and pretentious.

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