World Book Day 2013 - what book should everybody read?

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Postby Wayne » Wed Mar 06, 2013 11:08 pm

So, tomorrow is World Book Day! [March 7th]

With that in mind, what book should everyone read?
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Postby ANH » Wed Mar 06, 2013 11:10 pm

Normally, when I have nothing to do and no one to see, I masturbate.

Just sayin', buddy. :]
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Postby Wayne » Wed Mar 06, 2013 11:12 pm

ANH wrote:Normally, when I have nothing to do and no one to see, I masturbate.

Just sayin', buddy. :]
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Postby Marius » Wed Mar 06, 2013 11:38 pm

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Postby Dior » Thu Mar 07, 2013 12:16 am

ANH wrote:Normally, when I have nothing to do and no one to see, I masturbate.

Just sayin', buddy. :]
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Postby Eamon » Thu Mar 07, 2013 12:20 am

ANH wrote:Normally, when I have nothing to do and no one to see, I masturbate.

Just sayin', buddy. :]
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I won't be reading tomorrow because I'm finishing an essay due tomorrow so I won't want to look at another book in any shape or form for a while.

But I am reading Tommy Mottola's autobiography at the moment.
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Postby JSparksFan » Thu Mar 07, 2013 4:27 am

ANH wrote:Normally, when I have nothing to do and no one to see, I masturbate.

Just sayin', buddy. :]
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I shall be reading, and hopefully, finishing up "The Help" tomorrow.
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Postby Virgostar » Thu Mar 07, 2013 5:37 am

Didn't realise it was World Book Day today. Just finished reading this, which I've already posted about.

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Really good in the end! Took me today & yesterday to read it all. :oops: I'm a fast reader, can't help it....besides, couldn't put this one down for long either, although it was a little slow to begin with.
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Postby ludichris » Thu Mar 07, 2013 11:39 am

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You guys gotta read this classic, you just gotta. Don't cheat by watching the film instead. :lol:
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Postby RaFanatic » Thu Mar 07, 2013 11:43 am

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Postby Lollo95 » Thu Mar 07, 2013 2:02 pm

The Picture of Dorian Gray - Oscar Wilde
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Postby Timmy94 » Fri Mar 08, 2013 4:43 pm

ludichris wrote:Image

You guys gotta read this classic, you just gotta. Don't cheat by watching the film instead. :lol:
Der Vorleser :D ... We read that book in year 10 in our German course - how did you like it?
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Postby stevyy » Fri Mar 08, 2013 6:53 pm

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Postby summer » Fri Mar 08, 2013 7:08 pm

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Postby ludichris » Fri Mar 08, 2013 11:25 pm

Timmy94 wrote:Der Vorleser :D ... We read that book in year 10 in our German course - how did you like it?
I saw the movie first on TV then had to read the book afterwards. I loved it, I actually read it twice it was that good. Following that I discovered some other books by the author like Die Heimkehr and Liebesfluchten, the English translated versions of course. :lol:

Did you like the book? Have you seen the film? I would really recommend the movie if you haven't seen it.
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Postby Shortie » Sat Mar 09, 2013 3:37 pm

You all need the leave em lesser books away and fall in love with this:
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Postby Timmy94 » Mon Mar 11, 2013 2:36 pm

ludichris wrote:
Timmy94 wrote:Der Vorleser :D ... We read that book in year 10 in our German course - how did you like it?
I saw the movie first on TV then had to read the book afterwards. I loved it, I actually read it twice it was that good. Following that I discovered some other books by the author like Die Heimkehr and Liebesfluchten, the English translated versions of course. :lol:

Did you like the book? Have you seen the film? I would really recommend the movie if you haven't seen it.
I enjoyed the book because it was easy to read and the plot was quite interesting and gave some room for thoughts... Though I wouldn't say it's the best book we read in class. Do you know Faust I? It's already a challenge to read for Germans but the plot is very interesting, once understood, and it's among the most important books of the German literature.

I don't know the movie but iirc Kate-something (the one that also played in Titanic) plays the Hannah in it...
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Postby Serby » Mon Mar 11, 2013 3:07 pm

My last school book was Faust, and I liked it, though not that much. I'm not too keen on poetry or poetric form of writing :P
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Postby stevyy » Mon Mar 11, 2013 10:05 pm

Serby wrote:My last school book was Faust, and I liked it, though not that much. I'm not too keen on poetry or poetric form of writing :P
thank god, someone who understands me. I despise Faust. Goethe in my ass.. we not only had to read that shitty book (and write an exam about it) we also had to watch like 4 film/theatre adaptations of it, like "Lotte in Weimar" or something like that.. *cringe*

I love Theodore Fontane though. He wrote some outstanding books. "Das Fräulein von Scuderi" for example. 10 out of 10 stars. Max Frisch, Bert Brecht, Heine, Mann Germany has so many amazing books.

Oh and whats the name of Goethe's gay pal? ah yeah Friedrich Schiller.. i seriously believe they had a fling.
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