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среда, 25 марта 2009 г.

Dean Koontz "Odd Thomas"


"Odd Thomas" is one of the best books that Dean Koontz has ever written.I think Odd is as unique a character as I've ever read. Odd Thomas is a young man who can see dead people .With this special power he helps ghosts avenge their deaths by bringing justice to them. He has helped a lot of people but he will not be able to help the person he loves the most.
Great read!! Lili

John Galsworthy "The Silver Spoon"


John Galsworthy is my favorite writer. "The Silver Spoon" is the fifth book in The Forsyte Saga, one of the most popular works of 20th-century literature. We meet not only extraordinary members of the Forsyte family, but also can see a detailed picture of the British propertied class.
Olga

вторник, 24 марта 2009 г.

Jerome K. Jerome "Three men in a boat"


If you read only one book this year, read Three Men in a Boat!!!
I just finished reading it for i don't remember how many times and enjoyed every minute of it.
Jerome's novel, published in 1889, tells the story of three friends who decide, for various reasons, to sail "up the river" (Thames, that is) in search of adventure.
A comic masterpiece!!
Lili

J.Salinger "The Catcher in the Rye"

If you've never read this book, do it. If you've already read this book but it's been a while, do it again.
Novel by J.D. Salinger, published in 1951. The main hero,Holden Caulfield, a teenager growing up in 1950s New York. This book describes Holden's thoughts and activities over few days. Confused and disillusioned, he searches for truth and rails against the adult world. He ends up exhausted and emotionally ill, in a psychiatrist's office. After he recovers from his breakdown, Holden relates his experiences to the reader.
Irina

вторник, 17 марта 2009 г.

Agatha Christie “Evil under the Sun”

Agatha Christie is a consummate expert at writing detective stories. If you are fond of detective stories with thrilling plots the book is the very one you are looking for. It is very entertaining to follow the twists of the novel and to enjoy the humorous way Hercule Poirot is holding the investigation.

Kate

Jane Austen "Sense and Sensibility"

It is one more sentimental novel by Jane Austen. I enjoyed reading the book and I suppose it to be one of her best novels. Its distinctive feature is that while reading it you experience the unusual sense of lightness. You feel as if you are out of touch with reality cause you imagine the marvelous atmosphere of that time, carefree existence of the heroes, gorgeous dresses and refined ladies. I guess the author is a dab hand in describing the contemporary life. The novel is captivating and everything you concern about is what is going to happen to main heroine next. I recommend you to read this book.

Kate

суббота, 14 марта 2009 г.

Arnold Zweig "Der Streit um den Sergeanten Grischa"

Ich glaube, dass dieses Buch fur jene Leute interessant ist, die verschiedene militarische Erzahlungen gern haben. Es ist nicht interessant fur mich. Aber ich kenne viele Menschen, die es gern lesen.

Katschanowa S.

Judith R. Parker "While Hyenas laugh"

It was difficult to find the Russian or Ukrainian translation of this book in the Internet. So, I read it from the very beginning to the end, and I should admit that it's rather simple for understanding. It has a really interesting plot.I like this book a lot. I think it's worth reading.

Kachanova S.

среда, 11 марта 2009 г.

John Grisham "A Painted House"

I like to read books by J.Grisham, he is a good storyteller. I read his books slowly because i don't want them to end.
A PAINTED HOUSE takes place in rural Arkansas in 1952, where the setting is a family's cotton farm. An only child, Luke is introduced to two migrant groups, the hill people and the Mexicans. His childhood is turned upside down when they interact with the Chandler family. Luke watches the world around him, he unravels secrets, which change his family and his town....
Lili

пятница, 6 марта 2009 г.

Dick Francis "Second Wind"


If you like thrillers and horses the books by Dick Francis are for you.
TV meteorologist Perry Stuart has never witnessed the catastrophic power of a giant Caribbean hurricane
Until, that is, a fellow forecaster offers him a Caribbean hurricane-chasing ride in a small airplane as a holiday diversion. But a frightening accident teaches Stuart more secrets than wind speeds, and back home in England he faces threats and danger as deadly as anything nature can evolve.
Irina

J.K.Rowling "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban"


Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban is the third novel in the Harry Potter series written by J. K. Rowling. I think this book, funny and imaginative story, is adored by children and parents alike. It’s a fantastic new story about Harry Potter and his friends. Harry is about to start his third year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. When Harry gets to Hogwarts School after the summer holidays the atmosphere is tense.For the ominous Dementors have come to Hogwarts to protect Harry from the escaped prisoner Sirius Black — a convicted murderer who also happens to be Harry’s godfather….
Irina