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The Pillars of the Earth

Postby Dixie » Mon Jul 10, 2006 10:44 am

I started reading this novel two days ago, and I already think it's great :D I bought it because I heard such good comments about it and I was curious. I've only read 60 pages so far.

Has anybody else read it? I'd like to hear your opinions about this novel or others by Ken Follett :P
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Postby Tora » Mon Jul 10, 2006 11:31 am

It's so huge! It's waiting for me and throwing angry glances from the bookshelf :lol: ! I bought it hundreds years ago and still on the page number 35! I wonder if I could finish it up to the end? :roll:

good luck, Dixie!
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Postby Dixie » Mon Jul 10, 2006 1:23 pm

Thank you, Tora! At first I didn't feel like starting it either, it's so huge like you said... 1076 pages... but the moment I started it I knew I wouldn't regret it. It's great so far! :D
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Postby Tora » Mon Jul 10, 2006 3:19 pm

aha! It must be very interesting - England in the 12th century, but the book is so hard to carry!!! Uf! what a shame! :oops:
you'll encourage me to read it...
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Postby Dixie » Mon Jul 10, 2006 7:35 pm

Yes but I'm sure it won't disappoint you :D Go, Tora, go!!! 8) :lol:
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Postby illusion » Mon Jul 10, 2006 8:37 pm

You really shouldn't write about all the new books you read, cos I'm starting to feel a little jealous, ya know ;p I am in the process of getting the Historian now so don't you talk about any other new stuff in front of me! ;p
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Postby Dixie » Mon Jul 10, 2006 9:21 pm

BTW Mal, I read yesterday that Sony Pictures bought the rights of The Historian to make a movie! So you better get going!! :D
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Postby illusion » Tue Jul 11, 2006 6:16 pm

Oh man, I hope I will become familiar with the book before the movie comes out. I'm gonna get it soon but still not sure whether in polish or try the english version. lol
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Postby rayuela » Wed Jul 12, 2006 4:34 pm

Go on with the Pillars of the Earth Dixie!
I read it last summer (the 1076 pages :? ) and it was a good experience!!! There are very slowy parts in the beginning and in the middle. The rest of the book is very exciting and goes faster! It´s curios seeing a world where it could take a hole life building a Cathedral (and also the life of your children), where in War you could lose or gain a title depending on which king you support and if that king wins the battle,...

Well, tell me if you like or not the book. I am not going to tell you more... hahaha
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Postby Tora » Wed Jul 12, 2006 5:41 pm

rayuela wrote:Go on with the Pillars of the Earth Dixie!
I read it last summer (the 1076 pages :? ) and it was a good experience!!! There are very slowy parts in the beginning and in the middle. The rest of the book is very exciting and goes faster! It´s curios seeing a world where it could take a hole life building a Cathedral (and also the life of your children), where in War you could lose or gain a title depending on which king you support and if that king wins the battle,...

Well, tell me if you like or not the book. I am not going to tell you more... hahaha


nooo! don't dare to tell more! I'm about to read it... it should be surprising for me :evil: :lol:
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