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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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Postby MissLT » Fri Nov 11, 2005 7:44 pm

Les grands coeurs by Edmond de Amicis

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Postby 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.
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Postby 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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Postby 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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Postby 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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Postby 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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Postby 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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Postby 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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Postby 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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Postby Dixie » Fri Apr 07, 2006 8:26 am

Cypress wrote:
Hah??? :?


You had a strong desire to pet or hug it? :lol:

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Postby Cypress » Fri Apr 07, 2006 8:39 am

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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Postby Dixie » Fri Apr 07, 2006 8:45 am

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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Postby Cypress » Fri Apr 07, 2006 8:53 am

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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Postby sonyym » Wed Apr 26, 2006 7:40 am

Gone with the Wind

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Postby helllokittty » Mon May 01, 2006 1:26 pm

i like to read goosebumps

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Postby Ksju » Mon May 01, 2006 7:40 pm

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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Postby Ksju » Mon May 01, 2006 7:46 pm

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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Postby Icould* » Sat Jun 03, 2006 3:49 pm

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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hello:)))

Postby LadyMacbeth » Sun Jun 04, 2006 9:48 pm

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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Postby Dexter » Tue Jun 27, 2006 2:00 pm

my most fav book is The Little Prince... by Antoine de Saint Exupéry...


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