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Athiri 07-12-2009 05:24 PM

The Elephant Vanishes by Haruki Murakami. It's a collection of his short stories and it's just brilliant. So far my favourite ones are 'Sleep' and 'On seeing the 100% perfect girl one beautiful april morning'

Gone. 07-12-2009 08:17 PM

The Lost Symbol - Dan Brown.

- Took me a while to get into but I like the complicated plot and the way everything is connected. A great storyline and in places I was on the edge of my set :)

crazykat 13-12-2009 05:41 AM

Twilight Children-Torey Hayden

lozza 13-12-2009 07:23 AM

damaged - cathy glass ....really love her books

crazykat 13-12-2009 08:35 AM

Me too Loz

JumpinJackFlash 14-12-2009 05:14 PM

Trying to decide what to read:
War and Peace
Catch 22

J.K 14-12-2009 05:55 PM

I'm going to go back to Moby-Dick again. I stopped reading it for months because I had exams/was lazy but I think I'll finish the last few chapters so I can move on to something new over Christmas.

silverfaerychild 14-12-2009 08:19 PM

cirque du freak : Vampires Assisant (book two of the cirque du freak series )

obliviate 15-12-2009 08:54 AM

Madness by Marya Hornbacher
and Kierkergaard's Either/Or :)

The War Doctor 19-12-2009 03:32 AM

Last read: Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy. I'm not a big fan of romance or love stories, but Anna Karenina is by far one of my favourite books of all time. Fairly slowly-paced, but not necessarily in a bad way. Beautifully written, with one of the most shocking (and flawlessly executed) endings I've ever read.

Currently reading: The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer.

Next on my list: The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood.

JumpinJackFlash 19-12-2009 03:43 AM

I'm unsure about reading War And Peace because the idea of over 1000 characters turns me off a bit, plus I forgot it at school and I'm on Christmas break.

The War Doctor 19-12-2009 04:08 AM

I'm determined to read War and Peace someday... It would be the longest book I've ever read, but only JUST (James Clavell's Shogun is almost 1300 pages long). A cast of over 1000 characters would be an interesting challenge... Anna Karenina, Shogun and The Count of Monte Cristo have massive casts, but nowhere near 1000.

Someday I'll read it, and I'll damn well follow it too. Or by god I'll die trying.

JumpinJackFlash 19-12-2009 04:52 AM

Well I bought it last week when I went to Barnes and Noble but I'm starting to chicken out on reading it.

nowhereman 19-12-2009 06:02 AM

Book 6 of The Morganville Vampire series, they're good. I'm waiting to read two ice skating books next.

xbeckyx 19-12-2009 08:45 AM

The Good Guy by Dean Koontz.
I'm getting back into his books lately after reading The Watchers.

one_step_closer 19-12-2009 11:44 AM

No One Listened - Isobel and Alex Kerr.

linder surprise 19-12-2009 12:15 PM

everything is illuminated - jonathon safron foer.
i'm almost finished though.

one_step_closer 19-12-2009 08:10 PM

Given up on No One Listened!

Now reading Psycho - Robert Bloch.

linder surprise 20-12-2009 12:27 AM

yeah, you know. i'm nearly finished and as i've been reading it i've been a bit indifferent about it but now i'm coming to the end i'm all sad.
i read it on the tube the other day and there's a part where someone is describing the holocaust and it made me cry on the tube and people stared.

frenchhorn 20-12-2009 12:56 AM

currently reading The god delusion-Richard Dawkins
amazing book, best ever

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