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Postby 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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Postby 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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Postby 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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Postby 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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Postby 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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Postby martazzz » Wed Sep 07, 2005 9:42 pm

I dunno that autor.. But anyone knows michael chabon??
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Postby Dixie » Fri Sep 09, 2005 9:29 pm

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

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Postby 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.
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Postby 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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Postby 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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Postby 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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Postby 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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Postby 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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Postby 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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Postby 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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Postby illusion » Sat Oct 01, 2005 8:03 pm

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

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Postby 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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Postby 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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Postby 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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Postby 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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