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natalielim106

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I have books everywhere - on the shelf, on the bed, on the floor, in the car, in the loo - and nothing gives me greater joy.

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Alien Abductions: A Critical Reader
Jeff Carney
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Nausea is basically about a historian who becomes increasingly nauseated by his existence but decides to muddle on. Reading t...
Nausea - Jean-Paul Sartre, Lloyd Alexander
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November 2013
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Whilst charming, it is a trifling read so I hesitate to give this one-act farce 4 stars. No harm reading it though :D
Proposal - Anton Chekhov
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Reinforces my atheism.
The God Delusion - Richard Dawkins
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Nearly became a bit of a method reader with this one. Not sure why but I fasted for a day and even contemplated sleeping on t...
Hunger - Knut Hamsun, George Egerton
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October 2013
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Reminds us that all adults were once children. Also a humbling reminder of the falsity that adults always know better.
The Little Prince & Letter to a Hostage - Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
reviewed: Le dernier homme
I had picked this up looking for a quick read but it turned out to a pretty tough one. Really demands full attention. My firs...
Le dernier homme - Maurice Blanchot
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Amusing but in small doses.
The Gospel of the Flying Spaghetti Monster - Bobby Henderson
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a bit long but well-researched.
Pulitzer: A Life - Denis Brian
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reviewed: The Last Question
A short sci fi piece written in 1956, which I suspect or predict will still feel new even as the universe ends.
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December 2012
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reviewed: Brave New World
A fascinating study of what happens when everything goes right. The masses are happy and healthy, their needs are satisfied, ...
Brave New World - Margaret Atwood, David Bradshaw, Aldous Huxley
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reviewed: The Bridge of San Luis Rey
Puzzles me that whilst each sub-story ended almost perfectly for me, I was not quite satisfied with the ending of the book as...
The Bridge Of San Luis Rey - Thornton Wilder
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reviewed: A Tale of Two Cities (Everyman's Library Series)
The most satisfying ending makes this one of my favourite books.
A Tale of Two Cities (Everyman's Library Classics, #143) - Charles Dickens, G.K. Chesterton, Phiz
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reviewed: Labyrinths: Selected Stories and Other Writings
Read this right after Ficciones, which I prefer but Labyrinths would be better value for money. Both are simply magical and h...
Labyrinths:  Selected Stories and Other Writings - Jorge Luis Borges, James E. Irby, Donald A. Yates
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reviewed: The Fountainhead
Starts well but gets draggy and verbose... just cannot understand the characters' motivations or agree with Rand's objectivis...
The Fountainhead - Leonard Peikoff, Ayn Rand
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August 2012
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reviewed: The Gambler
It is a pity that the origin of the Gambler threatens to overshadow the story itself and I would avoid the temptation to read...
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