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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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Postby 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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Postby 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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Postby 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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Postby 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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Postby 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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Postby 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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Postby 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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Postby 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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Postby 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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