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Postby Dixie » Fri Nov 09, 2007 7:55 am

Well, I finished last night. What can I say? I absolutely loved it.

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Postby MissLT » Sat Nov 10, 2007 8:07 pm

Dixie wrote:Then why did he do that? I don't get it.

I think although some people are plain victims of brutal acts, they still think it's a part of their faults or they deserve it or something. This mentality is sad, but what can we do? They're raised to accept their fate. That's why I almost cried when Amir said Haasan had a look of a lamb at that time. And this is what Assef wanted him to feel.

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Postby MissLT » Sat Nov 10, 2007 8:13 pm

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I'm sure you'll like A Thousand Splendid Suns, although I think I prefer The Kite Runner so far!

:shock: Really? So far I'm liking a thousand splendid suns better. Yeah, I know the story is kinda slow, but I think it's more interesting than kite runner. I've always felt outraged when I hear a girl is married into a marriage she didn't choose. To me, it's like slavery. Why can't people realize making someone do something out of their wills is a sin? If it's not, it should be. :x

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Re: Khaled Hosseini

Postby MissLT » Sat Nov 10, 2007 8:25 pm

Dixie wrote:
bambang wrote:And I think the upcoming "A Thousand Splendid Suns" movie is gonna be splendid. Can't wait to watch, really.


A movie? I had no idea!!

A thousand splendid suns movie is still in production, but kite runner will be out this year, December 19, 2007. I think I will go watch it.

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Postby MissLT » Sat Nov 10, 2007 8:27 pm

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Thanks for the link, Len!


You're welcome. Did you check out the ipod cast or something? It has clips of his stories (just several minutes, you know). His voice is hot, right? :twisted:

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Postby monaji » Sat Nov 10, 2007 8:47 pm

I've just known him.

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Postby Dixie » Sun Nov 11, 2007 9:49 am

LennyeTran wrote:A thousand splendid suns movie is still in production, but kite runner will be out this year, December 19, 2007. I think I will go watch it.


Hey!!! The Kite Runner movie?? Oh my dog oh my dog this is so exciting! 8) :lol: I wonder when it will be released here, though :roll:

It's alredy on imdb, I also found this aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaand the trailer :!: :!: (which almost made me cry again). I'm so excited!

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Postby MissLT » Wed Nov 14, 2007 9:23 pm

They said Assef doesn't have blond hair and blue eyes in the movie. I wonder why.... :?

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Postby Dixie » Thu Nov 15, 2007 7:51 am

LennyeTran wrote:They said Assef doesn't have blond hair and blue eyes in the movie. I wonder why.... :?


I saw he had dark hair in the trailer but I thought he did have blue eyes :shock: And why is that anyway?

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Postby MissLT » Thu Nov 15, 2007 8:27 pm

I'm gonna assume that they couldn't find any blond-hair-blued-eyes boy who could act good enough to portrait him. I'm not even gonna bother with the racial issue right now. I hope this is not the main concern. His mother is German in the book, and she has no sympathy for Hitler. Assef is just a psychopath. I wonder if they would show him more or let people who haven't read the book yet know his personality. He's a main key in the relationship and fate of Haasan and Amir.

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Postby MissLT » Mon Nov 19, 2007 9:01 pm

bambang wrote:Are his books onlineable to read?

Try ebookee.com. You might find an illegal one there.

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Postby Bambang » Wed Nov 21, 2007 2:31 pm

LennyeTran wrote:
bambang wrote:Are his books onlineable to read?

Try ebookee.com. You might find an illegal one there.


Thanks, my friend. I'll try.

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Postby **Elena** » Thu Dec 06, 2007 7:41 pm

Hello friends!
Today was lucky day for me and for these of you who havent read that books yet and wants to do it but havent opportunity to buy it or to download!
Today I got that books from my friend and can resent it to anyone who really want to read it! Just drop me a line with your e-mail address :wink:

OR try to download it here
http://rapidshare.com/files/67802603/Th ... Runner.zip
http://rapidshare.com/files/67800467/A_ ... d_Suns.rar

If it doesnt work I will resent it :wink:

Best regards!

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Postby Dixie » Mon Dec 10, 2007 1:14 pm

I bought The Kite Runner in London! :D (I had read a Spanish translation a workmate lent me).

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Postby MissLT » Mon Dec 10, 2007 8:43 pm

How much? One question about the Spanish version, do they keep the characters' names in English or they translated them into Spanish?

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Postby Dixie » Mon Dec 10, 2007 9:06 pm

LennyeTran wrote:How much? One question about the Spanish version, do they keep the characters' names in English or they translated them into Spanish?


How much? 5 pounds, I think. There was a 2 pound discount.

Of course the names weren't translated, thank dog.

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Postby MissLT » Mon Dec 17, 2007 8:58 pm

Hardcover? If yes, it's pretty cheap. If it's paperback, it's about the same price in the States. Is the tax expensive?

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Postby Dixie » Mon Dec 17, 2007 9:08 pm

LennyeTran wrote:Hardcover? If yes, it's pretty cheap. If it's paperback, it's about the same price in the States. Is the tax expensive?


Paperback, I guess (I wasn't familiar with that word :oops: , thanks pretty!), since it's not hardcover :lol:

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Postby MissLT » Mon Dec 17, 2007 9:28 pm

Hehehehe for hardcover, you pay for the cover since it's fancier and thicker than paperback. The hardcover book is normally bigger than a paperback book, and the paper quality is way better than that of a paperback. I bought one paperback book back then and let my cousin borrow it for her flight to France and Italy (the Angels and Demons one :cry: I wanted her to trace the steps they had in the book. Unfortunately, she finished it on the way home. She regretted not to listen to me, as most people would be at some point in their lives LOLOLOLOL). And she gave me back a wrinkly, junky book after a month. I never wanted to buy paperback books again. :roll:

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Postby Dixie » Mon Dec 17, 2007 9:37 pm

LennyeTran wrote:Hehehehe for hardcover, you pay for the cover since it's fancier and thicker than paperback. The hardcover book is normally bigger than a paperback book, and the paper quality is way better than that of a paperback. I bought one paperback book back then and let my cousin borrow it for her flight to France and Italy (the Angels and Demons one :cry: I wanted her to trace the steps they had in the book. Unfortunately, she finished it on the way home. She regretted not to listen to me, as most people would be at some point in their lives LOLOLOLOL). And she gave me back a wrinkly, junky book after a month. I never wanted to buy paperback books again. :roll:


Of course it depends on how you treat the book... I've got many paperback books that are still in good conditions :D


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