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- Mon Nov 24, 2008 7:04 am UTC
- Forum: Books
- Topic: Books that make you genuinely laugh
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Everyone already mentioned mine; clearly I am in the right place. Anything by Terry Pratchett, and anything by Neil Gaiman. I started reading their books separately when I entered high school, and was amazed to discover that they had already coauthored Good Omens , which I've loved since. William Go...
I first read the series when I was somewhere around the age of the protagonists, maybe 11 or 12, and I came out of it reeling. I still remember how I felt when I finished them. I originally liked The Nothern Lights the most because I heavily related with Lyra at the time. After many readings, I find...
Kazuo Ishiguro's Never Let Me Go and The Remains of the Day . His writing has a dreamlike, blurry sort of quality. It pushes the inherent bleakness of the stories to the edge of your mind while you read, making the books almost surprising when everything comes together. Expect to think about the boo...