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Cypress wrote:
Hah??? :?
You had a strong desire to pet or hug it? :lol:
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Dixie wrote:
Cypress wrote:
Hah??? :?
You had a strong desire to pet or hug it? :lol:
Instead of making fun you mean girl :cry: , why don't you explain why it's wrong to say it that way?
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Cypress wrote: Instead of making fun you mean girl :cry: , why don't you explain why it's wrong to say it that way?
I'm sorry :D

Well, maybe I'm wrong, but your post just reminded me of one specific day in my first college year... A professor told us that desire and wish had completely different meanings in English... You know... like desire implied sexual connotations. When you said you had a strong desire to hug it I just couldn't help it... sorry again :D

Please somebody correct me if I am wrong!!!
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Dixie wrote:
Cypress wrote: Instead of making fun you mean girl :cry: , why don't you explain why it's wrong to say it that way?
I'm sorry :D

Well, maybe I'm wrong, but your post just reminded me of one specific day in my first college year... A professor told us that desire and wish had completely different meanings in English... You know... like desire implied sexual connotations. When you said you had a strong desire to hug it I just couldn't help it... sorry again :D

Please somebody correct me if I am wrong!!!
Well, maybe you are not that mean after all. Thanks for the explanation :D :D :D
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Gone with the Wind
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i like to read goosebumps
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Tora wrote:
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:
You're lucky. You've seen the film.
I want to watch it too as it's one of my favourite books. And, yes, I think it's almost impossible to act this book. Extremely difficult! :twisted:

So that's why maybe we shouldn't be too stern?!
No, you're right! We should be very stern!!! 8)
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Dixie wrote:
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 :!:
Yes, Shakespeare's tragedies are really smth of the highest class! Maybe the best in the genre
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hello everyone, to start with,it's my first message here in EsL forum, coming our subject, I am sure that "shibumi" was the best book I have ever read. Therefore it is my favourite book.
I think everyone should read it, I had already read it non-stop
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Hi!
have you ever tried to read cookery books as your favourite ones?
below you have a wonderful link that can inspire you to follow this new way of your life and never go astride it:)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mbs64GvG ... pet%20Show
ps. by the way - I would like to know bit more about Swedish kitchen. Really:)
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my most fav book is The Little Prince... by Antoine de Saint Exupéry...
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hi my favorate book is Awaken Giant Within by Anthony Robbins it is very good and help you to improve your life .
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Who can tell me where can I download books from internet~
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I dislike read books :cry: but I tryed to read and I read ( a good night to kill ) by lillan o'donnell i read this becouse the title of this book has alot of adventure. But I didn't finish it .I feel dulness when I read :cry:
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hi city young . try to read about what you love
if it musice or art or anything you are intrested in .
yeah some books are not intristing enough to makes you continiue but belive me reading is fun, it is increase your knowlege and add a new things to your life :D .
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i love books because to me they are the best teacher,
especially novels.
i have finished up the " DA VINCI code" , that novel is really amazing.
and I also love to read more, any books about any subjects.
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chiemdu wrote:i love books because to me they are the best teacher,
especially novels.
I agree!
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Oxford Dictionary :lol: :wink: :lol:
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my favourit story is The Happy Prince

i looooooooooooooove this story .. to be honest .. i like most of Oscar wild's stories


http://www.oscarwildecollection.com/

btw, this is my first post .. i'm a new member here and i would like to improve my english like the rest

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my favorite book are any novels form jeffery deaver.
his plots are unpredictable and twist
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I love Soviet's literature. But if I have to tell you about English-writing author, I think that I like Yann Martel most. Have you ever read Life of Pi (by Y.M)? That book won Man Booker Prize 2002!
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Tankette wrote:Marquez "A 100 Years of Solitude".
Whole world in one book.
I agree with you. I have read "One Hundred Years of Solitude" more than twice.
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I agree with Alekxa and Tankette, the novel of Marquez is wonderful.I have red it 4 times!!!

Another of my favorite books is "the teachings of Don Juan" by Carlos Castaneda.
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Soraya wrote:my favourit story is The Happy Prince

i looooooooooooooove this story .. to be honest .. i like most of Oscar wild's stories


http://www.oscarwildecollection.com/

btw, this is my first post .. i'm a new member here and i would like to improve my english like the rest

:)

Wow, cool link!
Thanks a lot!!!
I'm keen on Wilde...
So big thanks once again :D :D
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My favourites books are "The forest woman" by Theresa Tomlinson (I don't remember very good her name) and "Memoirs of a Geisha" by Arthur Golden, very famous by the film, but I prefer the book. And the Harry Potter series ^^
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lindalyl wrote:My favourites books are "The forest woman" by Theresa Tomlinson (I don't remember very good her name) and "Memoirs of a Geisha" by Arthur Golden, very famous by the film, but I prefer the book. And the Harry Potter series ^^

I started reading Memoirs of a Geisha just last night! It's pretty interesting so far. I haven't seen the movie, though. I always prefer to read the book first.
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Danielle steel- a gift
Jk.Rowling-Harry potter
Dan brownig- the da vinci code
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Post by ismar »

have you ever read something from Jalaludin Rumi?

maybe Mathnewi ,his famuous piece.

Or maybe Divan-i Shems?

let me interest you a little bit:

I'm so small
i can barely be seen
how can this great love be inside of me?
look at your eyes
they're small
but they see
enormous things


do you like it?
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I like action story and............story
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:D I started reading science fiction when I was a lot younger. Now,I prefer inspirational books. Any book related to self improvement.
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:D Let me restate my reply.
I like science fiction before but now my favourite has shifted to inspirational books. Books for self-improvement.
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hi all

My favorite books were ( Pride and Prejidce)
( cry the beloved country) and ( chicken soup for women's soul)

good luck
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Your Favorite book of 2007?

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What has been your favorite book for 2007 .Mine was HP and the deathly hallows
The Secret wasn't bad as well I could put it in a second rank
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PAULO KOELO-ALCHEMIST

SIDNEY SHELDON-RAGE OF ANGELS
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My favorite book is English book and comics.....I don't like literature book very much, but I read some in my leisure time........ :D :D :D :D :D :D :D
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- Mine is Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows it was like the climax for Potter's books and it was an amazing book indeed.
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I've read it once, but when I read again, It's too bored....Although I like Potter very much, I have nothing to read(I remember all) :cry: :cry: :D :cry: :roll: :roll: :roll:
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I didn't like the last book in the Harry potter serie. It was good, but I had expected more.
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Hello. My favorite author is Paulo Cohelo. He has a great books. I have almost all the books that he had written.
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logitech wrote:Hello. My favorite author is Paulo Cohelo. He has a great books. I have almost all the books that he had written.
I love his work as well. I don't have all his books but I am collecting them 8) I've only got 5 or 6.
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Really. What is your favorite book? I think the books are very interesting.

Dixie wrote:
logitech wrote:Hello. My favorite author is Paulo Cohelo. He has a great books. I have almost all the books that he had written.
I love his work as well. I don't have all his books but I am collecting them 8) I've only got 5 or 6.
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logitech wrote:Really. What is your favorite book? I think the books are very interesting.

My favorite book by Coelho is The Alchemist , as you might have figured 8) But I always enjoy reading his books. I can't do it without a pencil on the other hand. There are so many interesting quotes in all his work.
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You are right, the alchemist book is son interesting and my particualar case I like very much. Also the Fifth mountain is a very good book.
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logitech wrote:Really. What is your favorite book? I think the books are very interesting.

My favorite book by Coelho is The Alchemist , as you might have figured 8) But I always enjoy reading his books. I can't do it without a pencil on the other hand. There are so many interesting quotes in all his work.
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Do you like to read the Paulo Cohelo Books?
ozlemysticgirl wrote: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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They are two books:
Harry Potter and the deathly hallows
The Alchamist

those were the kind of books that gives you a pleasant feelings when you remember the time you read them. Well, at least for me .
They are the best for me ( maybe because of the twists sometimes in the plot)
Also, there is something about these two: It made me have like " aha, so that what the author meant , that was smart" kinda thinking. I like it when an author provokes the reader towards anticipating and thinking and having a positive role.
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These are a great books, specialy the Harry Potter series.
logitech wrote:Do you like to read the Paulo Cohelo Books?
ozlemysticgirl wrote: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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Hello how are you?

My favorite author is Paulo Cohelo. He has a great books. I have almost all the books that he had written. Do you like to read this author?

krisi wrote::D Let me restate my reply.
I like science fiction before but now my favourite has shifted to inspirational books. Books for self-improvement.
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My favorite is Harry Potter. I also like fairy tales of the Grimm.
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I enjoy reading short stories. My favorite author of these is Saki (H.H. Munro). They are masterpieces of dry humor.
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I like reading a lot.My favorite books r ''Sikur t`Isha Djale'' by Haki Stermilli,''Pere Goriot'' by Honore De Balzac,''Romeo nd Juliet'',''Hamlet'' by William Shakespeare,''The Da Vinci Code'' by Dan Brown nd a lot of other books.
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