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Re: What is the latest book you have read recently?

Postby illusion » Sun Apr 27, 2008 12:20 pm

right now I'm finishing off this very interesting book called "Fox Evil" by Minette Walters. It's a crime story with a very gripping plot so I really can't wait to find out how it's going to end.

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Postby Melek » Mon May 19, 2008 11:58 am

I have recently finished 'zair' by P.Coelho.I adore him.He reads my mind!

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Postby Dixie » Mon May 19, 2008 8:25 pm

Melek wrote:I have recently finished 'zair' by P.Coelho.I adore him.He reads my mind!


We had a thread about this book in this forum ;)

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Postby Melek » Tue May 20, 2008 5:16 am

Dixie wrote:
Melek wrote:I have recently finished 'zair' by P.Coelho.I adore him.He reads my mind!


We had a thread about this book in this forum ;)


unfortunately I couldnt find

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Postby Cypress » Thu May 22, 2008 5:23 pm

Melek wrote:I have recently finished 'zair' by P.Coelho.I adore him.He reads my mind!


I’ve read that book a couple years ago. There was something there that puzzled me. Can’t remember exactly what it was… something about railroad tracks that didn’t make sense to me :-?

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Postby **Elena** » Thu Jun 05, 2008 8:47 am

Hello!
Recently I have read a book The Inscrutable Americans by Anurag Mathur
Very funny book, worth reading

The small part from this book:

Beloved younger brother,
greetings to respectful parents. I am hoping all is well with health and wealth. I am fine at my end. Hoping your end is fine too. With God's grace and parent's blessings I am arriving safely in America and finding good apartment near University. Kindly assure mother that I am strictly consuming veg food only in the restaurants though i am not knowing if cooks are brahmins. I am also constantly remember Dr. verma's advice and strictly avoiding american women and other unhealthy habits ... Most surprising thing abt America is it is full of americans.Everywhere americans. americans. big and white, it is lil frightening! :lol: :lol: :lol:
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At Customs, brother, I am getting big shock. One fat man is grunting at me and looking cleverly from small eyes. "First visit?" he is asking, "Yes", I am agreeng. "Move on", he is saying making chalk marks in bag. As I am picking up bags he is looking directly at me and saying "Watch your ass". Now brother, this is wonderful. How he is knowing we are purchasing donkey? I think they are knowing everything abt everybody who is coming to America! :lol:

..."It is", Randy continued, "a real one-horse town". "I see" said Gopal, interested but confused. "Whose horse is that?" :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Postby Melek » Sun Jun 08, 2008 4:54 pm

Cypress wrote:
Melek wrote:I have recently finished 'zair' by P.Coelho.I adore him.He reads my mind!


I’ve read that book a couple years ago. There was something there that puzzled me. Can’t remember exactly what it was… something about railroad tracks that didn’t make sense to me :-?



even Marie couldn't understand the reporter )))))))))

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Postby Annaa » Wed Jun 11, 2008 11:24 am

The latest book that I have read is ''Sikur t`Isha Djale'' in English means ''If I were a boy'' by Haki Stermilli,it`s a gr8 book .
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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Postby Tora » Fri Jun 13, 2008 2:32 pm

Yesterday I finished reading a political novel after John le Carre titled "The Constant Gardener", a film released in 2005 is based on the novel also.

Le Carre is a world-famous master of his genre, this is the thrid book after him that I was happy to read. Previously I'd better indulge into true spy stories including soviet times as well, cold war confrontation, but this is a political detective story, no need to say it's fascinating, gripping, scary in some moments and truly making you feel guilty in a way.
The true story of Africa's present is described in it - corrupted goverment, international companies working for the profit and power, a person trying to overcome the system and being swallowed by it.
This is a well-done modern literature.

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Re: What is the latest book you have read recently?

Postby Melek » Fri Jun 20, 2008 8:40 am

right now I am reading Anna Karenina by Tolstoy.I like it :)

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Postby Cypress » Tue Jun 24, 2008 9:43 pm

I finished reading Bonesetter’s Daughter by Amy Tan. I bought this book about a year ago on a book sale at a local library. Interesting thing is that only recently, when I began to read it, I noticed that it is signed by the author. It’s kind of cool to have a book with author’s autograph.

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Postby THEfieldWHEREiDIED » Wed Jul 02, 2008 6:00 pm

I've just finised Peter Pan and now I'm reading The Tale of Despereaux by Kate Di Camillo.
Just always be waiting for me, and then some night you will hear me crowing. -- Peter Pan

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Re: What is the latest book you have read recently?

Postby echho » Fri Jul 04, 2008 9:31 pm

I read Veda by Ayşe Kulin.
My heart is telling me
I hate the fact that I love you
I feel blue

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Re: What is the latest book you have read recently?

Postby nat » Mon Jul 07, 2008 5:06 pm

Iam finishing "Comedians" by Graham Green now.Prefer classical books to popular ones.Though won't refuse to read something popular.


Would you give me some links,plz? ;-)

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Re: What is the latest book you have read recently?

Postby Melek » Tue Jul 08, 2008 9:53 am

echho wrote:I read Veda by Ayşe Kulin.



turkish writer,right? Veda-failwell?


Im reading Veronica decides to die by Coelho

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Re: What is the latest book you have read recently?

Postby Vasili » Mon Jul 14, 2008 1:24 pm

Hi all!

The latest book I've read is ... eemm .... :~: well.. the author of that book was Paul Anderson and the story was about a huge ship that had been launched to a star. It was the first star-ship (vessel..i don't know) that humanity had built. And it was suggested that the flight would take 60 years but after some time there was a riot on the ship among crew members. During that riot all grown up and well educated people on the ship were killed. The last pilot turned off the engines and the ship began a free flight. A hundred years later (or smth) there were a new society with unique religion that confessed a god - Capitan... and with a world - The Ship... well and so on =)
It would be so kind if you pointed out my mistakes in my posts. I would be so greatful to you!

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Re: What is the latest book you have read recently?

Postby Cypress » Thu Jul 24, 2008 6:46 pm

While my stay in Spain, I read a book by the Spanish author Eduardo Mendoza The Year of the Flood. I also began reading Blood and Sand by Vicente Blasco but didn’t like the subject and dropped it.

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Re: What is the latest book you have read recently?

Postby illusion » Wed Aug 13, 2008 7:55 pm

I'm ashamed to admit that I've not read a decent book for ages. Not, that I haven't got here any that would meet my requirements, but since my break from studies I've become so lazy I can't literally be bothered to read a paper or else.. It's gross, but I just feel like I can't focus on reading and this is even more bizarre because I've taken this special "fast reading" course, so that I could read 700 words per minute which basically meant that I could read a 300 page book in like 2 hours or so. But you have to train every day. I did and it was great for a while, I really started enjoying reading so quickly but when I stopped doing it and I tried to read something, I felt like 'oh, no I can't read it like that, it's too slow'....but to the topic...I've started reading "Blueberry Wine" by Joanne Harris...never got to finish it tho...

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Re: What is the latest book you have read recently?

Postby Dixie » Thu Aug 14, 2008 8:02 am

Jane Austen's Price and Prejudice.

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Postby illusion » Thu Aug 14, 2008 2:15 pm

Dixie wrote:Jane Austen's Price and Prejudice.


I love that book!

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Postby MissLT » Sat Aug 23, 2008 8:59 pm

illusion wrote: I've taken this special "fast reading" course, so that I could read 700 words per minute which basically meant that I could read a 300 page book in like 2 hours or so. But you have to train every day.

Fast reading course? How do you do it? Skim the page and only pick up the important parts or words that stand out? :shock:


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