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Post by Vega » Mon Sep 27, 2010 4:12 pm

Poetry by Heinrich Heine, a German poet.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heinrich_Heine

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Post by Vega » Sat Oct 09, 2010 7:58 pm

Oscar Wilde "The Picture of Dorian Gray".

An easy to read book. I would advise it to lower intermediate learners.

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Post by kaye » Sat Oct 16, 2010 2:36 am

I bought two novels at the thrift shop find called The Citizen Girl and the The White Girl. I havent read those yet but too excited to. {-;

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Post by Vega » Fri Oct 29, 2010 4:26 pm

Edgar Allan Poe. The Cask of Amontillado

Quite hard to read a book. Advisable for advanced learners.

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Post by Vega » Thu Nov 25, 2010 5:26 pm

Zenon Kosidowski

Opowieści ewangelistów

1979.

A very interesting book about Christianity.

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Post by ArnauEstanyol » Fri Dec 17, 2010 4:37 pm

The latest book I read was Fall of Giants by Ken Follett. In the last months I read three books from the same author: The Pillars of the Earth and World Without End. The Trilogy of Millenium by Stieg Larsson was in my hands not long ago.

All of them totally recommended. {-:

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Post by Dixie » Fri Dec 17, 2010 9:29 pm

ArnauEstanyol wrote:The latest book I read was Fall of Giants by Ken Follett. In the last months I read three books from the same author: The Pillars of the Earth and World Without End. The Trilogy of Millenium by Stieg Larsson was in my hands not long ago.

All of them totally recommended. {-:
I've read all of them except Fall of the Giants, which I'm expecting to read soon. Is it as good as The Pillars of the Earth?

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Post by ArnauEstanyol » Sat Dec 18, 2010 4:03 pm

Dixie wrote:
ArnauEstanyol wrote:The latest book I read was Fall of Giants by Ken Follett. In the last months I read three books from the same author: The Pillars of the Earth and World Without End. The Trilogy of Millenium by Stieg Larsson was in my hands not long ago.

All of them totally recommended. {-:
I've read all of them except Fall of the Giants, which I'm expecting to read soon. Is it as good as The Pillars of the Earth?
Hi
Happy to read you again.
Fall of the Giants is a recommendable book, but, sincerely I prefer The Pillars of the Earth, even World Without End!!!. Fall of the Giants lacks the depth and definition of the characters that Ken Follett gave to the Pillars of the Earth.
By the other hand, all what I say is my personal opinion. You know this is very subjective.
Bye!! :-D

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Post by Dixie » Sat Dec 18, 2010 6:35 pm

ArnauEstanyol wrote: Hi
Happy to read you again.
Fall of the Giants is a recommendable book, but, sincerely I prefer The Pillars of the Earth, even World Without End!!!. Fall of the Giants lacks the depth and definition of the characters that Ken Follett gave to the Pillars of the Earth.
By the other hand, all what I say is my personal opinion. You know this is very subjective.
Bye!! :-D
Well, I absolutely loved The Pillars of the Earth but didn't enjoy World Without End as much. I think Fall of the Giants won't be any better, so I won't hurry to get it. I will read it eventually some time.

Loved Larsson's trilogy as well.

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Post by ArnauEstanyol » Sat Dec 18, 2010 10:05 pm

Dixie wrote:
ArnauEstanyol wrote: Hi
Happy to read you again.
Fall of the Giants is a recommendable book, but, sincerely I prefer The Pillars of the Earth, even World Without End!!!. Fall of the Giants lacks the depth and definition of the characters that Ken Follett gave to the Pillars of the Earth.
By the other hand, all what I say is my personal opinion. You know this is very subjective.
Bye!! :-D
Well, I absolutely loved The Pillars of the Earth but didn't enjoy World Without End as much. I think Fall of the Giants won't be any better, so I won't hurry to get it. I will read it eventually some time.

Loved Larsson's trilogy as well.
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Has you seen The Pillars of the Earth on television?
If your answer is affirmative, what's your opinion?
About Larsson: Is a pity he died. We lost a great writer that we have known too late.

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Post by Dixie » Sat Dec 18, 2010 10:22 pm

ArnauEstanyol wrote:
Ok
Has you seen The Pillars of the Earth on television?
If your answer is affirmative, what's your opinion?
About Larsson: Is a pity he died. We lost a great writer that we have known too late.
I didn't see it on TV; I directly downloaded it and burned it into DVDs. I usually do that with TV series and watch them comfortably from my couch. :mrgreen: I did like it, of course, it very accurate, although of course I always like the books best.

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Post by ArnauEstanyol » Mon Dec 20, 2010 12:01 pm

Dixie wrote:
ArnauEstanyol wrote:
Ok
Has you seen The Pillars of the Earth on television?
If your answer is affirmative, what's your opinion?
About Larsson: Is a pity he died. We lost a great writer that we have known too late.
I didn't see it on TV; I directly downloaded it and burned it into DVDs. I usually do that with TV series and watch them comfortably from my couch. :mrgreen: I did like it, of course, it very accurate, although of course I always like the books best.

Oh, great!! It's exactly what I do with the movies I like. But as you, I prefer a good book than a film, mainly because it's very difficult express the history of a book into a movie. All movies I've saw based upon a success book it has been, for me, a disappointment. The first film I saw based in a book was "The fourth Protocol" written by Frederick Forsyth, one of the my favourites writers. Once read the novel, the film sucks. Other example is the Millenium trilogy: the books very good, but the films....
I want thank you for your kindness. Excuse my spelling mistakes...
Merry Christmas an VERY HAPPY NEW YEAR !!!

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Post by Dixie » Mon Dec 20, 2010 5:10 pm

ArnauEstanyol wrote: I want thank you for your kindness. Excuse my spelling mistakes...
Merry Christmas an VERY HAPPY NEW YEAR !!!
Merry Christmas to you too ;-)

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Post by Kattie » Sun Feb 06, 2011 4:42 pm

hello, everyone!
a way back i've read "Map of Bones" by James Rollins
has anyone read ?

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Post by Dixie » Thu Mar 10, 2011 6:54 pm

I've just read Ken Follet's The Third Twin. Quite entertaining.

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Post by Vega » Wed Mar 16, 2011 11:53 am

Jean-Paul Sartre. Being and Nothingness, 1943

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Post by francisdrake » Wed Apr 13, 2011 10:53 am

I have been reading Zane Grey's novel The Rainbow Trail at this moment. For me it is a breathtaking story and I love it.

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Post by Oriani » Mon Apr 18, 2011 11:28 pm

Well, I read " Beyond the Lymbo Silence" by Elizabeth Nunez!! It is really good.. ( I read it one month ago)

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Post by Dylis » Tue May 17, 2011 3:45 pm

harry potter and deathly hallows by j. k. rowling.

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Post by sweets » Wed May 18, 2011 7:09 pm

well i've read Wethuring Heighs by Bronte it's so gooooooood

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Post by Dylis » Mon May 30, 2011 9:28 am

I've read "Sputnik Sweetheart" by Haruki Murakami. It's awesome.
Now I'm reading "A Game of Thrones" by George R.R. Martin.

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Post by Yolochka » Sun Jun 05, 2011 12:06 pm

Dan Brown "Digital Fortress".. It's wonderful!!

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Post by Dylis » Mon Jun 06, 2011 7:31 pm

I've just read "Then Again, Maybe I Won't" by Judy Blume. "A Game of Thrones" is on-hold. It has 600+ pages!

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Post by teea » Wed Jun 08, 2011 6:30 am

hi all...
my latest book that I've read is a self improvement book by Napoleon Hill...
I live Hill's book, they are great....

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Post by Dylis » Fri Jun 17, 2011 11:46 am

"Deenie" by Judy Blume & "After Dark" by Haruki Murakami.
Murakami is my favorite autor now.

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Post by GreekParis » Mon Aug 29, 2011 6:32 pm

Our mutual Friend by Charles Dickens and I think its great.I like the 17th century use of language and the events taking place in London.

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Post by anstgu » Thu Sep 15, 2011 2:54 pm

I have just finisfed reading a very old book called "Murder on the Orient Express" by Agatha Christie. It was the mystery novel. I like her works and read many of them.

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Post by Elisa » Sun Oct 23, 2011 3:51 pm

I am rereading: One, No one and One hundred Thousand by Luigi Pirandello.

I advise you to read it.
It can help to understand how we often understimate other people and don't become aware of what other really think of us.

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Post by Lara » Wed Nov 02, 2011 4:21 pm

the last book i read was "Brave New World" by Aldous Huxley, i advise u to read it :-)

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Post by Nandor » Mon Dec 19, 2011 12:09 pm

Alberto Manguel- The library at night

It is a nice book which promotes the love for reading. I recommend it. You will be prompt to think about all books you have read, to think about the sense of going to library and having your own library.

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Post by Dylis » Sat Feb 04, 2012 5:14 pm

"Adrian Mole: The Prostrate Years" by Sue Townsend. Adrian always makes me laugh!

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Post by MissLT » Tue Mar 13, 2012 11:04 pm

The hunger games

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Post by pawstvih » Thu Mar 22, 2012 2:57 pm

Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal by Christopher Moore

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Post by pawstvih » Fri Aug 31, 2012 11:35 am

Today I am very angry :evil:
I have wasted my money buying the most disgusting book I have ever read: "Signora da Vinci" by Robin Maxwell.
It is the apotheosis of banality and some people call it: "an historical book!!!"

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Post by Duccini » Thu Jan 03, 2013 1:40 am

The last one was The Book on the Taboo Against Knowing Who You Are, by Alan Watts. Here's a quote:
“Peace can be made only by those who are peaceful, and love can be shown only by those who love. No work of love will flourish out of guilt, fear, or hollowness of heart, just as no valid plans for the future can be made by those who have no capacity for living now.”
Before that I read George Martin's Clash of Kings.
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Wow, this one's great. Huxley's Doors of Perception/Heaven and Hell is worth reading too.

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Post by Dmitriy » Wed Feb 20, 2013 1:33 pm

Charlotte Bronte "Jane Eyre"

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Post by Elisa » Mon Feb 25, 2013 8:31 am

The New Quantum Age:From Bell's Theorem to Quantum Computation and Teleportation
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Post by robaczka » Fri Mar 01, 2013 11:44 am

Last time I read "In cold blood" Truman Capote... I read the book in polish translate, I started do read oryginal... I love that book!

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Post by Loreley » Mon Mar 18, 2013 10:12 am

Hello Booksworms,

this weekend I finished „Into the Wild” by Jon Krakauer. By the way … I read it the third time and I like it very much – it is a very tragic story. It tells a lot about of dreams of everyone of us, but the guy of the story tried to live his dreams and failed because of the reality.

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Post by Elisa » Fri Apr 26, 2013 11:09 am

I am reading " Lettera a una Chiesa che ha dimenticato Gesù".
It is a pity that we cannot find this book in English.

E.Olmi writes how religion must be Joy and serenity. Beliving in another life after death has to give us the power to go on and be generous and understanding with neighbor.

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Post by Elisa » Fri Jul 05, 2013 2:06 pm

I have to recommend DEATH OF A SUPERHERO by Anthony MacCarten. It is not a new book but I have discovered it only now :-)
It’s a very special book although it is very simple (for teenagers?). I am reading it in Italian language but I want to buy it also in English. I think there is a lot to learn about new words and a new way to write.
This book tells the story of a terminally ill boy from adolescent and adult perspectives. Don’t worry it isn’t a sad, bore, weepy book!
Death of a Superhero includes comic dynamism, cinematic scene changes, and passages of calm, emotionally intensive narration.
You will read it in a night

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Post by JuanitoC » Mon Jul 08, 2013 9:18 am

Just finishing reading mine classic Cozy Chilling Bedtime Stories by P. Gibey. Love the reading all the time, have read it for 3times now yet still exciting!!!

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Post by Elisa » Tue Aug 13, 2013 12:05 pm

I’ve finished just now to read “Inferno” (Hell) by Dan Brown.
It is a thriller.
Telling the true I have found it a little boring and overfull of information given just to give .

What I can say about this book is that, if you have never visited Venezia and Firenze, after its reading you will start to save money to have a trip there.

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Post by reginaclark » Wed Sep 11, 2013 12:29 pm

The purpose drive and the Game of thrones.

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Post by Elisa » Thu Nov 28, 2013 4:34 pm

I am reading: Who Moved my cheese by Spencer Johnson.

You can watch it here
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tDNhEYpBPbY

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Post by MsJen&Co » Wed May 28, 2014 11:31 am

I love the Game of Thrones too. A very popular series! I'm currently reading One Day by David Nichols, really enjoying it.

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Post by rbschna » Sat Oct 11, 2014 6:56 pm

I consider myself an avid book reader, specially since my retirement, fourteen years ago. I'm currently reading two books simultaneously: Jack Kerouak's "On The Road" and "The Complete Western Stories" of Elmore Leonard. I've also just finished John LeCarré's "A Delicate Truth" and Arthur Miller's "A From the Bridge." As you can appreciate it is an eclectic list, it covers a wide field of preferences. Anyway, I'd recommend John LeCarré's book to those who like British old fashioned spy stories. I've enjoyed it with great pleasure. Reading it, while sipping an eighteen old scotch whiskey will increase the enjoyment (not for underage folk).
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Recently I have finished ''The Doll''. I'm from Poland, so this book is a classical example of set text. It is incredibly great book! It was written in 19th century by Boleslaw Prus. Now I am reading ''If I stay''. When I finish, I will write something about it.

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Post by Cecilia » Wed Nov 19, 2014 2:33 am

Hi! the latest book I read recently is The Wise Man's Fear, is the second book of a trilogy, but I liked it better the first book

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Post by Vega » Sun Sep 27, 2015 11:39 am

I am reading Jane Austen - Ema. It's a pre-intermediate level if I'm not mistaken

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Post by Krisi » Mon Oct 05, 2015 1:44 am

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Post by casual » Fri Mar 25, 2016 7:15 pm

One Hundred Years of Solitude by One Hundred Years of Solitud it's a multi-generational story of the Buendía family.

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Post by Dixie » Fri Mar 25, 2016 9:32 pm

The Storm Sister by Lucinda Riley.
The Girl in the Spider's Web by David Lagercrantz.
Now I'm finishing The Chronicles of Narnia (book 1) by C. S. Lewis.

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Post by Andrey » Fri Apr 01, 2016 11:06 am

Hi! The latest book I read recently was "The Master and Margarita" by Mikhail Bulgakov. This book has all: merry mischief and melancholy sadness, romantic love and obsession magical, magical mystery and reckless game with the evil spirit. And now I'm reading "Miserable" by Victor Hugo.

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Post by Richland » Wed Jun 22, 2016 5:31 am

I'm recently finished reading Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck. The novel beautifully captures the life and times during the Great Depression. The story is about two ranch workers George and Lennie and the dreams they harbor. Whether or not they manage to make them come true, that's something you'll have to find out by reading the book. The book also emphasizes on the role the society essays when it comes to the lives of common people. Of Mice and Men is both inspiring and heartbreaking.

I also finished reading The Cuckoo’s Calling by J.K. Rowling and totally loved it! The story is about a private investigator who investigates the suicide of a celebrity. This crime thriller surely thrilled me to bits! Love Rowling's style of narration. The pace of the story is just perfect and it doesn't once lose its steam. A great read!

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"A curious incident of the dog in the nighttime" and this is amazing book that made me crying like a 5 years old. :cry: It is a beautiful book about a boy and the way he saw this world.
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Post by Richland » Thu Dec 29, 2016 12:51 pm

I finished Such Good Girls: The Journey of the Hidden Child Survivors of the Holocaust by R.D. Rosen. The book follows the lives of three different children and how they survived Holocaust. It's one of the best non-fiction books I've read in a while. I picked up Palahniuk's Beautiful You a couple of days back (something tells me I'm going to be disappointed by this one eventually :-( )

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Post by myocean » Sun May 14, 2017 9:13 am

I read The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry many times.
In my judgement it is the best. The book is full of love and philanthropy.

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

Post by robertorbrt » Wed Jul 19, 2017 5:21 pm

I've recently read Battlefield 3 The Russian by Andy McNab. It's a book about espionage and war. The book was based on a game also called Battlefield 3.

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

Post by Nora » Tue Oct 03, 2017 9:54 am

I love reading books; the last book I had read is called Final of a saga of 5 books that are: Hush Hush (The name of the saga) Crescendo, Silence, Finale and Kiss Me Deadly. The book is of Becca Fitzpatrick.
It’s explained by Nora Grey, a student of secondary in Coldwater, Mine. It goes about the love of Nora and Patch Cipriano; Patch is a Fallen Angel and Nora is a Nephilim, a Fallen Angel is an Angel that for an obscure reason has lost his wings and a Nephilim is the union of a human and a Fallen Angel. Although Nora is now a Nephilim she isn’t a pure one, but when a pure Nephilim has poured his blood in her veins he turned in a pure one. In the book is going to start a war between Fallen Angels and Nephilim because every Jeshvan the Fallen Angels can enter in Nephilim bodies and they do everything they want because the Fallen Angels haven’t got outside feelings only sentiments. Nora Grey is the key for all that because she has turned the leader of the Nephilim.

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

Post by Kitsich » Sun Oct 22, 2017 1:05 pm

The Art of Loving by Erich Fromm
In his classic work, The Art of Loving, social philosopher Erich Fromm explores love in all its aspects—not only romantic love, steeped in false conceptions and lofty expectations, but also brotherly love, self-love, the love of God, and the love of parents for their children.
"Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future." - Quotes On Moving On

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

Post by Aleena » Wed Dec 06, 2017 4:35 pm

Quran

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