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Postby Tora » Sun Jul 22, 2007 11:51 am

Can't name it solemnly as a library, I have four bookshelves all filled with books, one is with educating books in several areas like Russian language, mathematics, history, arts and also dictionaries are included. The quantity of books I bought is close to 200, but also I filch some nice samples from my parents' room, the closer to me safer :lol:
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Postby Bambang » Sun Jul 22, 2007 3:26 pm

Rasheed wrote:
Xkalibur wrote:In my own library there are only one shelf of technical books. I read them because I am going to be an engineer. But my uncle has a pretty good library, about one room all of books. He reads a lot.


I envy him..



I envy him too.
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Postby jrkp » Sun Jul 22, 2007 5:17 pm

I don´t have a big library as Rasheed does, maybe I've got 50 or 60. I´d never thought about it. I have some technicals books and magazines, considering that I'm an enginner. Also, I have some books written by the some of the greatest writers of the world, such as Cervantes, Dante Alighieri, Goethe, Kafka, Flaubert, etc...

I've got books form latin american writers as well. I have books written by Borges, Carlos Fuentes, Garcia Lorca, Juan Rulfo, Julio Cortazar, etc.

And of course I have some books of Venezuelan writers, such as Uslar Pietri, Romulo Gallegos, Eduardo Blanco, Otero Silva, etc...
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Postby Dixie » Sun Jul 22, 2007 9:01 pm

jrkp wrote:
I've got books form latin american writers as well. I have books written by Borges, Carlos Fuentes, Garcia Lorca, Juan Rulfo, Julio Cortazar, etc.


:roll: Latin American?
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Postby jrkp » Mon Jul 23, 2007 8:46 pm

Dixie wrote:
jrkp wrote:
I've got books form latin american writers as well. I have books written by Borges, Carlos Fuentes, Garcia Lorca, Juan Rulfo, Julio Cortazar, etc.


:roll: Latin American?


Yes, I know what you mean. The thing was that when I looked up at the dictionary the word "hispanoamericano", the translation was "latin american". I don't know why, but that the way it is. You can check it out by yourself visiting this webpage:

http://www.wordreference.com/es/en/tran ... oamericano

You're absolutely right Dixie :wink:. He was a Spanish writer and I shouldn't have considered him as "latin american"... But I don't know if there is an equivalent english word for that adjective...

Maybe Iberian american?

What do you think?
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Postby Dixie » Mon Jul 23, 2007 8:53 pm

jrkp wrote:You're absolutely right Dixie :wink:. He was a Spanish writer and I shouldn't have considered him as "latin american"... But I don't know if there is an equivalent english word for that adjective...

Maybe Iberian american?

What do you think?


How about just "Spanish"? :roll: :wink:
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Postby jrkp » Mon Jul 23, 2007 9:17 pm

Dixie wrote:
jrkp wrote:You're absolutely right Dixie :wink:. He was a Spanish writer and I shouldn't have considered him as "latin american"... But I don't know if there is an equivalent english word for that adjective...

Maybe Iberian american?

What do you think?


How about just "Spanish"? :roll: :wink:


I didn't want to separate the Spanish writers from the latin american ones.... I've got to keep in mind that Spanish is not English and some translations simply don't fit... But you're right Dixie, that word fits perfectly..... Now, I suppose I should stop being so lazy and write a little bit more.... :oops:
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Postby RosioVM » Sun Aug 12, 2007 7:07 pm

Hello Rasheed!

I have 30 books. I have different kinds of books in my personal library...

I am studing law, is interesting that you too read about law like me. One of my favorite books is the stories of Edgar Allan Poe and the Bible.

Do you like read romantics stories or novels?
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Postby RosioVM » Wed Aug 15, 2007 2:17 am

What you want to know about law?...

:wink:

I am a student of law in the University, this is my four year in this carrer...

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Re: Your personal library

Postby Annaa » Wed Jun 11, 2008 12:35 pm

I don`t have lot`s of books,I have just 50 books :oops: :~: :cry: :cry: :evil: .
If you don`t like me remember it's mind over matter..I don't mind and you don't matter..
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