Saturday, February 13, 2010

Recently Purchased Books: Part II

On Writing by Stephen King
We Tell Ourselves Stories in Order to Live by Joan Didion
Marie Antoinette: The Journey by Antonia Fraser
The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan
The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien
The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket
The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman
The Subtle Knife by Philip Pullman
Animal Farm by George Orwell
Atonement by Ian McEwan

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4 comments:

  1. Ooh, Animal Farm is SUCH an amazing book; I just know that you'll love it. And I have been dying to read Marie Antoinette: A Journey myself; I have always been slightly obsessed with Marie!! :)

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  2. Haha I was looking at your list and got all excited because I thought I'd read most of them...but then realized I'm lame and just saw them as movies. :P Except Animal Farm. I actually read that one!

    I hope you had a fantastic weekend!

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  3. Oh, 'A Series of Unfortunate Events,' is delightfully bleak and odd and disturbing, I do adore it, the characters are some of the most beautiful and strange I have ever encountered. <3

    'I still play that song on repeat when I'm in my room late at night and I can't sleep because I'm filled with my own sadness and I'm sinking in my own melancholy.'
    ^Dearest, this makes an inner part of me flinch because I've done exactly the same with that song many an evening. I understand you so well, I do hope you shall always keep your uniqueness but manage to shake off your chains of sadness; because I am positive you will do amazing things. <3

    xxx

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  4. I like the sound of the book on Mary Antoinette and I hope you love the Orwell. There's so much more to him than 1984. If you haven't read Homage to Catalonia I can recommend that too.

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