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Who is your favourite author?

Postby _Arale_ » Thu Jun 16, 2005 11:23 am

Each author has his/her own writing style so it's quite hard to say who is better. I admire many authors and Jack London is my most favourite author. I specially like his style, a bit wild, a bit bitter, a bit cold...All senses are combined in his novels. The call of the wild gives me the greatest impression.

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Postby MissLT » Thu Jun 16, 2005 6:16 pm

All. Each author has his/her own style to catch your interest.

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Postby RedRose » Sat Jun 18, 2005 12:07 am

for me, he is ChaoXueQing, my eternal idol!

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Postby idalia » Sat Jun 18, 2005 6:00 am

I can't mention just one, I like any author that catches my attention and interest in his/her writing :wink: :wink:

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Postby Dixie » Sat Jun 18, 2005 8:47 am

It's so difficult to say, but some of my favorite are Catalan writers Mercè Rodoreda and Isabel-Clara Simó. International writers: Dan Brown or William Shakespeare...

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Postby Usama » Thu Jun 23, 2005 11:25 am

i do like charles dickens soooooo much. :D

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Postby Dixie » Thu Jun 23, 2005 12:31 pm

Usama wrote:i do like charles dickens soooooo much. :D


His portrait of 19th century England is awesome, especially Hard Times, where he deals with the Industrial Revolution.

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Postby Goronman » Thu Jul 28, 2005 4:15 pm

Personally, my favourite author is Jean-Paul Sartre :P (a french author who got a Nobel prize, but who refused it... do'nt know if anyone there knows him :roll: )
But I have to admit that Isaac Asimov, in science-fiction, is excellent too !

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Postby Dixie » Thu Jul 28, 2005 7:24 pm

Goronman wrote:Personally, my favourite author is Jean-Paul Sartre :P (a french author who got a Nobel prize, but who refused it... do'nt know if anyone there knows him :roll: )


I didn't know he had refused it :shock: Did he say why?

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Postby juhainah » Thu Jul 28, 2005 11:19 pm

LennyeTran wrote:All. Each author has his/her own style to catch your interest.


You're right

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Postby Goronman » Fri Jul 29, 2005 9:24 am

Dixie wrote:I didn't know he had refused it :shock: Did he say why?

In fact, He got the literature Nobel Prize for "Les mots" but he refused it. He said, in french, it was because : "aucun homme ne mérite d'être consacré de son vivant" that is to say, in english (if I don't make mistakes :wink: ) > no man who lives deserves to be consecrated.

I presume that he was really an interesting person :)
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Postby Dixie » Fri Jul 29, 2005 1:48 pm

Well that makes him a really interesting person. And famous! Now everybody will know him as the man who refused a Nobel Prize :D

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Postby Lalee » Sat Jul 30, 2005 3:23 am

Wow... This is a very difficult question to answer. There are just so many great writers around. For instance, I love Edgar A. Poe and a Peruvian writer called, Alfredo Bruce Echenique.

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Postby Mina » Sat Jul 30, 2005 6:32 pm

Hi!!!!!!!!!!
Well,I love reading but it is not difficult to choose my favorites writers.One of them is Jules Verne ,Agatha Christie and José de Alencar.This last one is brazilian :) . Jules Verne has caught me in his book called " Around the world in 80 days" and I have to say: Oh my!!!! What a great book!!!!! I recommend reading it.

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Postby sona » Sat Dec 17, 2005 2:07 am

I LOVE SHAKESPEARE AND CHARLES DICKENS

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Postby Triumph » Sat Dec 17, 2005 8:29 am

sona wrote:I LOVE SHAKESPEARE AND CHARLES DICKENS


I love Charles Dickens too, as well as Arthur Conan Doylen and some Chinese authurs. :lol:

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Postby kamiya » Tue Dec 20, 2005 10:48 am

i like O'HENRY. he's such a talent author.his short stories r very profound, humane, n they always have an unexpected ending
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Postby illusion » Tue Dec 20, 2005 10:26 pm

my choice would be definitely Shakespeare and also J.K Rowling...:)

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Great authors....mine anyway.

Postby tikay » Sun Jan 01, 2006 8:22 pm

I love the books by Tuesday Lobsang Rampa such as the first one known as The Third Eye about growing up in Tibet. I love Anais Nin. I have enjoyed Dan Brown's The Da Vinci Code But he is average to me as a writer. I loved the Narnia Cronicles when I was a young-person... by C.S. Lewis ( a great man) Stephen King is good as a writer but I dispise being scared or grossed out so... he is not for me, but for those who like being scared out of their wits he is very good! And I really did enjoy watching The Stand on the tele...(based on his book) mostly because I thought it was important...thought provoking work.

I love the writers who take you into the story and hold you like you are in a warm bath...and in another world...there are so many!

I really dont like T.C. Boyle (what a jerk!) his book Drop City was about hippies and he got it all so wrong (i would know) the only great thing about it is the cover photograph which I love! I hated the way he ruined his story Tortilla Curtain too, it had so much potential to be a good story.

...another book to avoid is Three Naughty French Novels this book made me feel so sick to my stomach! I hated it so much that I threw away the book before finishing it and I have never thrown away a book in my life! It was utterly disgusting and sick...no you wont like it..believe me!
I love erotic writing such as Anais Nins work... but that book of short stories was just very awful and so nasty... it is more about mixing sex with death and with uggghhh! Nevermind ...it's just repulsive.

I prefer to read about Tibet, and things that inspire a person... and Patrick French did a great book about Tibet, called Tibet,Tibet.
Voltaire's Candide is a classic book that I really enjoyed.
Well i have said enough! :wink:
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Postby bluestar » Sat Jan 07, 2006 10:52 am

My favorite author is Agatha Christie !!!!!!!
I enjoy her books very much!!!!!

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Re: Great authors....mine anyway.

Postby MissLT » Sun Jan 08, 2006 7:57 am

tikay wrote:I love the books by Tuesday Lobsang Rampa about growing up in Tibet. I love Anais Nin. I have enjoyed dan Brown da Vinci Code But he is average to me as a writer. I loves the Narnia Cronicles when i was young...C.S. Lewis (great man) Stephen King is good as a writer

This is exactly like what I think.


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