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by evren
Mon Nov 24, 2008 7:04 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Books that make you genuinely laugh
Replies: 107
Views: 16391

Re: Books that make you genuinely laugh

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...
by evren
Mon Nov 24, 2008 6:33 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: His Dark Materials
Replies: 196
Views: 24503

Re: His Dark Materials

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...
by evren
Mon Nov 24, 2008 5:53 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Recommend a book
Replies: 478
Views: 227837

Re: Recommend a book

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...

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