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Andrew65
The Evenings | Gerard Reve
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#MaeveBinchyBuddyRead #EveningClass

Discussion of Lou Chapter.

Will shortly post the discussion questions for the Lou chapter.

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Saknicole
Moby Dick: bílá velryba | Melville Herman
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Today I am headed home from a massive road trip. Dillon and I drove over 3,000 miles, from Alaska to North Dakota and Minnesota. I'll post a picture of the sexy 1982 brown truck we drove for context some time 😂. Moby Dick has been my constant companion throughout! Hopefully the plane home will be some good Dick time too.

#roadtrip #dickjourney #Alaska #NorthDakota #teachersoflitsy

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twohectobooks
Worstward ho | Samuel Beckett
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Well...... this is awkward 😳 We‘re avoiding the word “fail” and my #positivity mantra includes the word three times! Let me explain!

I love this passage so much and have had it up on the wall for years now because nothing else gets me in quite the same way. This is all about failing over and over again and continuing anyway. And I love the idea of “failing better” which could mean to fail even more spectacularly or, maybe, to succeed.

#bfcr2

sudi Love this 💕💕💕 12h
tournevis "Try again. Fail again. Fail better." That's my favourite Beckett quote ever. 7h
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overtheedge
A Double Life | Karolina Pavlova
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Pavlova originally wrote this Classic of Russian Literature ,1848,being published this year in the USA, and its premise is so perfect for the times we are living through. This is a work of wit and depth, originally written to show the duality of women in society and the mores of aristocratic society. This story will stay with you, the emotional range done precisely and masterfully. Herxwords are perfected crafted for this novel. It's fantastic

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Well-ReadNeck
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😭😭😭 This Book gave me. All. The. Feels.

Written as a letter to an illiterate Vietnamese mother from her 28 year old son, this novel is absolutely stunning. It‘s told in three parts: the first recounts the narrator‘s abuse at his mother‘s hands and also her previous abuse; the second tells about his first affair with a boy who doesn‘t fully accept his own sexuality; and the last discussed the drug abuse in his community.

Well-ReadNeck Oh, and the author will be discussing this one at this year‘s Decatur Book Festival!! #DBF2019 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼 23h
Librariana Sounds emotionally intense! Kudos to you for having the strength to read something I imagine was quite raw. 21h
Leftcoastzen Reading it now,intense. I‘m only 3 chapters in. 18h
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TheDoctor
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English is my second language (of course my first is Gallifreyan). I thought I was great at it (I'm on C1 level after all) but then I decided to read "The Fall of the House of Usher" and I understood my mistake. I have to check every second or third word to understand the sentense. But it's a great practice. Wish me good luck!

tournevis You'll do fine. 1d
TheDoctor Thank you! 14h
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Leftcoastzen
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I am on a book buying ban.Top of the ban , new hardcovers full retail.My wallet took a hit. You see , in my language,signed first edition apparently means you must buy this book now.😂😳I read the first chapter,it‘s full of beauty and pain.Must sleep.😴Goodnight Littens.

Cinfhen Those book buying bans never seem to last too long 😁 2d
JennyM I really want to read this one. Keep us posted on your thoughts!! 2d
erzascarletbookgasm Look forward to your thoughts. I am eager to read this too! 2d
TrishB Hubby just brought me a signed one too! But it‘s an anniversary present - which isn‘t until the end of July!! 1d
AmyG Yes...signed first edition of a book you want is a must buy. I have this and can‘t wait to read it. 1d
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Jazinator
The Divine Comedy | Dante Alighieri
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Book #39: The Divine Comedy is broken up into three separate parts: Inferno, Purgatory, and Paradise. The story follows the poet Dante as he travels through each of the three afterlife worlds, meeting many of the people who once lived along his travels. By far the most interesting and most commonly read was Inferno. I had read Inferno in one of...

http://dinojim.blogspot.com/2005/09/the-306-greatest-books-39-divine-comedy.html

#100greatestbooks

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Trashcanman
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What a lovely book of poetry. So touching, so elegantly descriptive.

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ErickaS_Flyleafunfurled
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Stunning.
Beautiful language, harsh subject matter. The imagery and insightfulness were powerful. The writing towards the end leaned a bit too poetic for me, but nevertheless, I loved it.
This is a book you absorb.

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