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The Mcgunnegal Chronicles
« on: April 30, 2014, 03:11:56 PM »
Has anyone read or heard of this series?  They were advertised on AFR. Here is the Amazon review of the first book.

http://www.amazon.com/Into-Strange-Land-McGunnegal-Chronicles-ebook/dp/B00E44HL2S

It is apparently a trilogy of epic fantasy written by an Orthodox guy and he incorporates many sayings of the Church Fathers into the stories.  It looks rather interesting especially because I am a bit of a geek when it comes to stuff like this.
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Re: The Mcgunnegal Chronicles
« Reply #1 on: April 30, 2014, 04:02:57 PM »
Reading the title, I thought this would be about a Professor McGonagall spin-off.



I haven't heard about this series before, but it looks interesting.
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Re: The Mcgunnegal Chronicles
« Reply #2 on: April 30, 2014, 04:23:19 PM »
Just bought them - only £1.99 for the trilogy. Will keep you posted!
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Re: The Mcgunnegal Chronicles
« Reply #3 on: April 30, 2014, 04:30:25 PM »
Just bought them - only £1.99 for the trilogy. Will keep you posted!
I figured if anyone knew about them or had read them, it would be you.  :P
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Re: The Mcgunnegal Chronicles
« Reply #4 on: April 30, 2014, 04:39:21 PM »
I will have to go buy when I get home!

always need more reading.....always
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Re: The Mcgunnegal Chronicles
« Reply #5 on: April 30, 2014, 04:45:50 PM »
Just bought them - only £1.99 for the trilogy. Will keep you posted!
I figured if anyone knew about them or had read them, it would be you.  :P

I was on the Kindle already, so all I had to do was switch from browser to book-shopping app, and hey presto! ;D At that price, resistance was futile.
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Re: The Mcgunnegal Chronicles
« Reply #6 on: April 30, 2014, 05:24:21 PM »
That could be good. Think I'll look for it.  :)

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Re: The Mcgunnegal Chronicles
« Reply #7 on: April 30, 2014, 07:22:45 PM »
http://mullmonastery.com/2014/04/03/the-chronicles-are-back-to-support-us/

And until tonight, if you buy it, 50% of proceeds will go to the establishment of the Monastery of Saints Ninian and Cuthbert in the Hebrides!
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Re: The Mcgunnegal Chronicles
« Reply #8 on: April 30, 2014, 07:30:07 PM »
and purchased.... :laugh:
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Re: The Mcgunnegal Chronicles
« Reply #9 on: April 30, 2014, 07:45:41 PM »
I don't have a kindle. Hopefully this comes out in other digital formats because I would totally buy it.
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Re: The Mcgunnegal Chronicles
« Reply #10 on: April 30, 2014, 07:47:48 PM »
I don't have a kindle. Hopefully this comes out in other digital formats because I would totally buy it.



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Re: The Mcgunnegal Chronicles
« Reply #11 on: April 30, 2014, 07:55:30 PM »
Oh snap!  That is why I have returned to the forums.  Helpful people at your fingertips.  Thanks!

...And bought.  ;D
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The term planet earth is an innovation which has arisen in recent centuries with the error of heliocentrism.

If one wants to confess a pure doctrine of Orthodoxy, they should be careful not to refer to the earth as a planet, unlike the current Pope as well as Patriarch Kirill and Patriarch Bartholomew, who regularly speak in error when they refer to our planet earth.

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Re: The Mcgunnegal Chronicles
« Reply #12 on: April 30, 2014, 07:57:08 PM »
Oh snap!  That is why I have returned to the forums.  Helpful people at your fingertips.  Thanks!

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Re: The Mcgunnegal Chronicles
« Reply #13 on: April 30, 2014, 08:01:16 PM »
Oh snap!  That is why I have returned to the forums.  Helpful people at your fingertips.  Thanks!

I only have a keyboard.  Is there something you want to tell us?
Oh.  I should probably stop strangling Denise now.  Sorry about that.  I get quite excited when I get a helpful person in my grasp.
The term planet earth is an innovation which has arisen in recent centuries with the error of heliocentrism.

If one wants to confess a pure doctrine of Orthodoxy, they should be careful not to refer to the earth as a planet, unlike the current Pope as well as Patriarch Kirill and Patriarch Bartholomew, who regularly speak in error when they refer to our planet earth.

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Re: The Mcgunnegal Chronicles
« Reply #14 on: April 30, 2014, 08:06:03 PM »
mmmmmsmmmmmm

mmsmsmmsms  dont neeed a kindle....mmmmmmm :o
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Re: The Mcgunnegal Chronicles
« Reply #15 on: April 30, 2014, 08:18:41 PM »
Oh snap!  That is why I have returned to the forums.  Helpful people at your fingertips.  Thanks!

I only have a keyboard.  Is there something you want to tell us?
Oh.  I should probably stop strangling Denise now.  Sorry about that.  I get quite excited when I get a helpful person in my grasp.

Look, Lennie was shot in the head because he got excited when petting a rabbit.  And the rabbit wasn't even a catechumen.
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Re: The Mcgunnegal Chronicles
« Reply #16 on: September 10, 2014, 02:12:50 PM »
I finished The McGunnegal Chronicles. I liked them, but then I like most fantasy books. I thought the conclusion was a bit predictable and kind of seemed like the author was rushing to finish the story, but the adventure was quite interesting and fun to follow. If the author writes more, and it seems like he will, I will be picking them up. The concept of the story was pretty original considering how many times the fantasy genre has been done.
The term planet earth is an innovation which has arisen in recent centuries with the error of heliocentrism.

If one wants to confess a pure doctrine of Orthodoxy, they should be careful not to refer to the earth as a planet, unlike the current Pope as well as Patriarch Kirill and Patriarch Bartholomew, who regularly speak in error when they refer to our planet earth.