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What is your favourite book?

Post by _Arale_ » Thu Jun 16, 2005 11:31 am

What is your most favourite book? As for me, I really enjoy If tomorrow comes by Sydney Seldon. I bet it's worth reading. So adventurous and atractive :!: How about yours?

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Re: What is your most favourite book?

Post by MissLT » Thu Jun 16, 2005 6:22 pm

If tomorrow comes is okay, but Sidney has better books than that. Master of the game, the naked face, tell me your dreams, stranger in the mirror are his best ones in my opinion.

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Post by RedRose » Sat Jun 18, 2005 12:05 am

My favorite book is a Chinese masterpiece <HongLouMeng> by ChaoXueQing, who was a talented writer. he died more than 300 years ago. :cry:

If he was still alive, I would have chased him desperately! In my eyes, he is NO 1 forever!

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Post by ozlemysticgirl » Mon Aug 08, 2005 2:29 pm

I have several favorite books :!: Let me range them!Here is my top 5

1-The miserables-Victor Hugo
2-A tale of two cities-Charles Dickens
3-The Da Vinci Code-Dan Brown
4-Harry Potter series-J.K Rowling
5-Ramses-Christian Jacq

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Post by illusion » Fri Aug 19, 2005 7:57 am

my best of all book is undoubtedly harry potter series. i love some other books but harry is definitely my favourite. :-)

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Post by Tankette » Wed Aug 24, 2005 1:03 pm

Marquez "A 100 Years of Solitude".
Whole world in one book.

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Post by Triumph » Wed Aug 24, 2005 1:30 pm

RedRose wrote:My favorite book is a Chinese masterpiece <HongLouMeng> by ChaoXueQing, who was a talented writer. he died more than 300 years ago. :cry:

If he was still alive, I would have chased him desperately! In my eyes, he is NO 1 forever!
Which characters in the story do you like most?

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Post by DEMA » Thu Aug 25, 2005 3:02 am

hi Arale.
This is the first post for me .am really happy :D .
As for me .i like reading novels .so my favourite novel is
The Lord of The Flies by William Golding.

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Post by Arale » Thu Aug 25, 2005 3:19 am

DEMA wrote:hi Arale.
This is the first post for me .am really happy :D .
As for me .i like reading novels .so my favourite novel is
The Lord of The Flies by William Golding.
Hi DEMA, welcome your first post and welcome to the forums! :wink: I'm very happy to meet you here too. Reading novels is also one of my favourite hobbies but I don't have much time now to read.
I think I ever read The Lord of the Flies but in my mother tongue so the title maybe be transfered differently. I don't remember the author but the main character's name is Atho, right? :roll: He also has another fault name too? :roll:

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Post by inesita » Thu Aug 25, 2005 3:30 pm

hi!!
my favourite novel is "coming home" by Rosamunde Pilcher ,its a beautiful love story passed in the Second world war.If you love the Romantic stories i recommend this. :wink:

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Post by martazzz » Wed Aug 31, 2005 2:40 pm

my favourites books I think are Harry Potter's one.. But are very very interesting Dan Brown's book. :lol:

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Post by Dixie » Thu Sep 01, 2005 10:30 pm

Asking me what's my favorite book is just like asking me about my favorite song. There are so many I can't just pick one.

Two nights ago, for example, I came accross this novel I read in high school, and I loved it by then. I just took and read it non-stop. Went to bed at 2am :D

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Post by illusion » Sat Sep 03, 2005 3:58 pm

oh I so know what you mean! I love reading in bed till the early day. sometimes I remember I could read a book whole night and never fall asleep. It just gets you so much in you can't put it off. heheh :D

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Post by trinity19 » Mon Sep 05, 2005 10:01 pm

DEMA wrote:hi Arale.
This is the first post for me .am really happy :D .
As for me .i like reading novels .so my favourite novel is
The Lord of The Flies by William Golding.
the lord of the flies is a very good novel :wink: i've read it this year and i think it gives a lot to think about...
i couldn't choose a favourite book :?

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Post by serenella » Tue Sep 06, 2005 12:34 pm

Hi,
I've just come back from my holidays, a period in which I usually read a lot and... what a difficult question!
Well, I cannot choose a favourite book too, but one of my favourite books is 'Possession' by Antonia Susan Byatt.
Has anyone read it?

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Post by martazzz » Wed Sep 07, 2005 9:42 pm

I dunno that autor.. But anyone knows michael chabon??
:?: 8)

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Post by Dixie » Fri Sep 09, 2005 9:29 pm

Goethe's Faust is a great classic and a wonderful story.

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Post by DeadDream » Sat Sep 10, 2005 6:59 am

Hello
i like serious book with philosophic and psychologic problems. that's why my favorite books are Dostoevskye 'Idiot' and Hesse 'Stepenwolf'.
And i like Tolkien very much espesially 'Lord of the rings'. Its my favorite fantazy writer. his heroes ase always noble and courageous, they doesnt afraid of evil and death.
Fight 4 your L!

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Post by pob » Sat Sep 17, 2005 12:03 am

My favourite book could be Nietzche's "Thus spoke Zaratustra", but actually I couldn't finnish it...

The message was so strong in the beginning that the rest of the book seemed to be very weak in comparison... and so I gave up reading it. :(

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Post by illusion » Fri Sep 23, 2005 7:19 pm

and as for me I am also a huge fan of Shakespeare's works. My beloved hamlet ahhhhhhhhh:D

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Post by MissLT » Fri Sep 23, 2005 8:59 pm

illusion wrote:and as for me I am also a huge fan of Shakespeare's works. My beloved hamlet ahhhhhhhhh:D
I love the plays, but I can't read the books. They're too mushy to me, and I don't like old English.

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Post by quicksilver » Sun Sep 25, 2005 3:39 am

I esp like Russian literature.
Many famous novels
Such as Anna Karenina
And French Literature : The three muskerteers by Alexans Dumas.

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Post by Dixie » Sun Sep 25, 2005 9:29 am

illusion wrote:and as for me I am also a huge fan of Shakespeare's works. My beloved hamlet ahhhhhhhhh:D
I love his plays, too. And I love Hamlet :!:

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Post by Marisha » Mon Sep 26, 2005 11:51 am

Hi. My favorite book is Master and Margaret by Bulgakov. He is russian writer. Did anybody hear about him or about other russian writers? P.S. Excuse me for my english. I know it very bad but I try to improve it.:)

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Post by Jail4bird » Thu Sep 29, 2005 12:12 pm

It's difficult enough to name some exact favourite authors and their books... You know, all those Russian with their classics, some English, French, German, American.... I love a lot of books... I don't have 1 favourite book... It can change every time I read something new and unknown! The last book I like very VERY much was if I am right Ien Benks "Street of Despair" I may give the wrong title, i read it in Russian, but I liked it... I simply like all his books very much ))

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Post by illusion » Sat Oct 01, 2005 8:03 pm

yeah... hamlet is definitely the most gripping play by Shakespeare

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Post by LittleA » Sun Oct 02, 2005 2:10 pm

Hi, I'm new to this forum!

Hmm, I'm happy that I can see so many people who like books! Very good!!

I like russian authors, as well! I've just read Crime and Punishment, it was not bad, however I didn't expect such ending..

Do you like horrors? I like Stephen King's books, however I think sometimes he exaggerates..

The best books ever are Birdy by William Wharton and Behind the Glass Wall by Robert Merle.

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Post by Silvita » Sun Oct 02, 2005 6:18 pm

LittleA wrote: I like russian authors, as well! I've just read Crime and Punishment, it was not bad, however I didn't expect such ending..

Do you like horrors? I like Stephen King's books, however I think sometimes he exaggerates..

The best books ever are Birdy by William Wharton and Behind the Glass Wall by Robert Merle.
Hi LittleA. I is so nice to find a twin soul so far. When I read "Crime and Punishment" I had a disappointment. too. But not only in the ending, I felt in the middle of the book that the history was turning bored.

I love Stephen King. The last book of him I read was:
"The Long Walk".

I am going to read the books you recommended.

My prefer books is: "Ensayo sobre la ceguera" by Saramago.

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Post by LittleA » Sun Oct 02, 2005 7:09 pm

Hi,

Yes, you also felt that feeling in the end? It was too nice, too stereotyped!! Or if he really wanted to finish like this, he shouldn't have it explained in so many words (ok, it wasn't SO many, but it was too much), he should have only referred that maybe they will realize that they love each other.

Oh, it's so nice, that you want to read what I liked! :) It's worth to read them, especially the Birdy.

Is Saramago spanish?

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Post by Silvita » Mon Oct 03, 2005 6:01 am

No, Saramago is from Portugal. I read the book in Spanish, and is a very good novel. Saramago is a Novel award, so I think you can find the novel in your mother language.

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Post by Dixie » Mon Oct 03, 2005 8:03 am

Silvita wrote:No, Saramago is from Portugal. I read the book in Spanish, and is a very good novel. Saramago is a Novel award, so I think you can find the novel in your mother language.
OMG! In 1998, he won the Nobel prize. That year, I started college, and in a subject called "Literary Theory" (such a bore, actually) I had to read one of his novels! It was sooooooooooo dull... I haven't read any other of his books...

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Post by LittleA » Mon Oct 03, 2005 8:10 pm

Ok, thanks for the informations! I like to read foreign authors' writings. Their words (even if I read it translated) have other kind of taste.. very interesting thing.

I know, that nobody knows this writer because he is hungarian, but he is very, very good, his name is Karinthy, and he could write SO funny novels :D When I'm sad, I just have to read one of his stories, and I will be on the ground because of laughing on his jokes.

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Post by tamukenn » Tue Oct 04, 2005 2:13 am

My favorite book is [Good Luck ]written by Alex Robira.
In short,this story is about[ How to get a luck]
So,this book is very useful :!:
Please read it once :!:

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Post by Dixie » Tue Oct 04, 2005 10:36 am

tamukenn wrote:My favorite book is [Good Luck ]written by Alex Robira.
Alex Robira? Where is he from?

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Post by Pixie » Mon Oct 17, 2005 3:39 pm

" Le souffle des Dieux " by Bernard Werber must be the reference for me although I haven't read it thoroughly.

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Post by bacteria » Fri Oct 21, 2005 9:37 am

I like reading "The Chicken Soups"... Okie. That stories is very sensative. Sometimes, I feel to lost believe in human. I read them again, again... Sometimes, I think I can change my mind. I became loving ...
We are all born for love...

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Post by quicksilver » Sat Oct 22, 2005 8:51 am

I think " Gone with the wind " is very cool.
It is very famous novel . You should read it.
After i read that novel , i really like Rhett Butler. :roll: :roll:

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Post by quicksilver » Sat Oct 22, 2005 8:54 am

bacteria wrote:I like reading "The Chicken Soups"... Okie. That stories is very sensative. Sometimes, I feel to lost believe in human. I read them again, again... Sometimes, I think I can change my mind. I became loving ...
You mean "Chicken soups for soul"?
Many short stories, but very interesting.
They are bout lives, belief....

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Post by trinity19 » Sat Oct 29, 2005 11:29 am

guigamf11 wrote:I am reading a book very good... "The Simspons and Philosophy", or something like that... ( i am brazilian, so i tried to translate to english the book title. Any word wrong, plz, say. ) This book talks about philosophers, like Nietzche, Aristoteles, and others, comparing their ideals with the characters of "The Simspons", like Bart Simpson with Friedrich Nietzche. Good book...
it seems very interesting. i love reading essays about philosophy in tv shows cuz you realise that you can find influences of philosophy in everything or, at least, you see things about your favourite characters that you hadn't seen before.

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Post by MissLT » Fri Nov 11, 2005 7:44 pm

Les grands coeurs by Edmond de Amicis

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Post by louvicine » Fri Nov 25, 2005 11:58 pm

I would like to recomend -I hope my translation be goog-
The evangely acording to Jesuschrist, of Saramago, is excelent.
littleA wrote:I know, that nobody knows this writer because he is hungarian, but he is very, very good, his name is Karinthy, and he could write SO funny novels When I'm sad, I just have to read one of his stories, and I will be on the ground because of laughing on his jokes.
Could you tell me if at Internet I could find any book of Karinthy. I would like to reat him/her.
Louvicine D´amour

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Post by Ksju » Mon Apr 03, 2006 11:22 am

Master and Margaret!
(Bulgakov).
One of the best books in the world literature to my mind!

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Post by loosy » Mon Apr 03, 2006 8:19 pm

I'm going to go mainstream here. I've never read an entire book twice becasue of one fundamental belief of mine: life is short and books abound. However, I've read 'Jurassic Park' (Michael Crichton) twice and seen the movie more times than I'd like to acknowledge :wink:

Maybe it's the dinosaurs that do it for me, maybe it was John Williams scores for the movie that made it unforgettable but I just love that book.

*loosy*

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Post by Cypress » Tue Apr 04, 2006 3:35 am

Ksju wrote:Master and Margaret!
(Bulgakov).
One of the best books in the world literature to my mind!
Have you seen the Master and Margaret TV series? I think it’s awesome. It is exactly as I imagined it when I read the book.

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Post by Tora » Tue Apr 04, 2006 4:26 am

Cypress wrote:
Ksju wrote:Master and Margaret!
(Bulgakov).
One of the best books in the world literature to my mind!
Have you seen the Master and Margaret TV series? I think it’s awesome. It is exactly as I imagined it when I read the book.
Do you mind my participation? :wink:

I have seen: from one hand i was happy finally to be able to watch, not only to read, on the other hand the movie looked cheap, like the Satana's ball and Margarita's flight abobe Moscow and so on. It could be better i suppose, but i liked the main characters and i guess the cat was terrific! the exact cat! also Master is boring, Voland unattractive (i was about to fall in love while reading... :roll: )
Anyhow i've bought dvds... :roll:

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Post by Cypress » Tue Apr 04, 2006 4:54 am

Tora wrote:
i guess the cat was terrific! the exact cat!
The cat was cute; I had a strong desire to pet it or hug it :lol:
also Master is boring
Of course, he is a sick man, he can’t be thrilling or exciting :lol:
Voland unattractive
He is Devil after all, that’s what he should be like :lol: (in my opinion)

Anyway I enjoyed it :D

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Post by Dixie » Tue Apr 04, 2006 8:54 am

Cypress wrote: The cat was cute; I had a strong desire to pet it or hug it :lol:
That sounded really creepy
:lol:

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Post by Cypress » Fri Apr 07, 2006 6:34 am

Dixie wrote:
Cypress wrote: The cat was cute; I had a strong desire to pet it or hug it :lol:
That sounded really creepy
:lol:
Hah??? :?

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