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Book Challenge 2015- A book I have started but never finished: On Chesil Beach By Ian McEwan

“This is how the entire course of a life can be changed – by doing nothing.”

 So I decided to pick this book over all the other books I have started and never finished (yes I do that….a lot) because it sounded the most interesting. 542 more words

Kaikkien aikojen 46. paras jännitysromaani: Laura Lippman, What the Dead Know

”Her stomach clutched at the sight of water tower hovering above the still, bare trees, a spaceship come to earth”

Ennen kuin Laura Lippman kirjoitti mm. 334 more words

Kaikkien Aikojen Parhaat Jännitysromaanit Top 50

Quotes - Ian McEwan

Perhaps the greatest reading pleasure has an element of self-annihilation. To be so engrossed that you barely know you exist.

– Ian McEwan

Writing

Ian McEwan, The daydreamer

L’inventore di sogni

Libro molto carrino che mi dicono nella maggior parte dei Paesi essere stato classificato nelle vendite per bambini, scelta che non mi convince mica tanto. 224 more words

Inquisition

Sex is more exciting on the screen and between the pages than between the sheets - Andy Warhol

Obviously the above quote isn’t always true – some sex scenes in literature are so appallingly written that they’re laughable (see every sex scene in the… 1,573 more words

요즘 읽는 또는 읽을 책들

Cathedral – Raymond Carver
카버 소설은 군더더기 없으면서 크게 여운을 남긴다. 단편이라 짬짬히 읽기도 좋음.

The Better Angel of Our Nature – Steven Pinker
20세기는 폭력의 역사였다는게 나의 통념이었는데, 그의 책은 그런 주장을 완전히 반박한다. 34 more words

2. 책 또는 문학

Ian McEwan - The Children Act

I start this blog with a big thank you for the warm welcome and the stimulating discussion at UCLAN on 9th February where Ian McEwan’s… 1,193 more words

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