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Les livres

J'adore lire; alors, je commence un sujet pour tout le monde fait une liste des livres extraordinaires.

(Je ne sais pas pourquoi je parle en Francais, je commence ecrire le nom de sujet en Francais -- et j'ecris encore. Mon Francais est mauvais; alors, si tu parles francais, ne me corriger pas D:<
Je sais c'est pas tout correct)

Trainspotting:
I like this book because it's about heroin addicts and it's written with a thick Scottish accent

To Kill a Mockingbird
It's an OK book, I think most people focus way to much on the white/black tension in it. It's only one teensy tiny aspect.

Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand
I haven't read this yet but it's a thousand pages long in really tiny print and it's supposed to be very good.

The Curious Incident with the Dog in the Night-time
This is a very easy book to read, but it's from the point of view of an Autistic child. This could easily sprout educational discussions.


And those are all the ones I feel like listing, for now.



Try to limit the amount of nonfiction you list, because this is mainly a topic to promote the reading of good literature. I know a lot of books that are written in different languages, and give a good idea of different cultures, etc. And it's to battle against absolutely horrid literature like.... teeny vampire novels.

In fact, unless it's really good: no vampires, no high schools, no books comprised of all simple sentences.

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Re: Les livres

Quote:I love to read, so I started a topic for everybody that is a list of exceptional books.

(I do not know why I spoke in French, I began writing the topic name in French - and I write again. My French is bad, so if you speak french, do not correct me D: <
I know it's not entirely correct)

Let's see:

Dubliners by James Joyce
Yet to read, but more than likely gonna start soon. Heard it's very good, and I have read a bit of Joyce.

The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
Read it in May. Really good, a bit to fast, but you can really feel what's happening. Sorry if that sounds cheesy; that's just all I can say.

...lemme list s'more later?

Oh and I've tried to read The Curious Incident, but even to a autistic person like me, it's slow, boring, way too logistical, and the protagonist's off-topic ramblings about miscellaneous things clouds it up and makes it impossible to focus on the story.

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It was an extremely easy read for me, actually. I mean... I requires the reading capacity of a middle schooler. Besides, the plot was secondary to his thoughts. That's the was the main point of the book, the plot was obviously crazy and ridiculous. It was that way so people would focus more on how the boy reacted to it and how he thought.

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