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Anybody Out There // Marian Keyes
Breaks my heart everytime, yet keeps me laughing and guessing 'til that last beautiful page.

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Hard to remember everything but let's try:

Pavilion of Women
by Pearl Buck
Animal Farm by George Orwell
Eva Luna by Isabel Allende
Oliver Twist and David Copperfield by Dickens
L'Assommoir and Au Bonheur des Dames by Zola
Ensemble c'est tout by Anna Gavalda
Fringues by Christine Orban
Biographie de la Faim by Amelie Nothomb
Mathilda and Kiss Kiss by Roald Dahl
La balade du Sabador by Sokhna Benga
Maimouna by Abdoulaye Sadji
Ethiopiques and La belle histoire de Leuk le Lievre by Leopold Sedar Senghor

And as much tales as possible (recently, loved Angela Carter's Book of fairy tales)...

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Gabriel Garcia Marquez - One Hundred Years of Solitude

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Wonderland Avenue - Danny Sugerman

"The tragedy of old age is not that one is old, but that one is young." - Oscar Wilde
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For me they are -

White Oleander, by Janet Fitch
One Hundred Years of Solitude, by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
The Harry Potter Series, by JK Rowling
1984, by George Orwell
A Very Long Engagement, by Sebastien Japrisot

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The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand and The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck

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Perfect Match-- Jodi Picoult
Heartbreaking & tearful, but beautiful and triumphant.

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East of Eden
The Glass Castle
The Kite Runner
Harry Potter
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan

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For a start:

Anna Karenina & War and Peace Tolstoy
Great Expectations Charles Dickens
Love in the time of Cholera Gabriel Garcia Marquez
The Great Gatsby, Tender is the Night F. Scot Fitzgerald
The Unbearable Lightness of Being Milan Kundera
Portrait of a Lady Henry James
Le Petit Prince Antoine de Saint Exupery

...my list will grow

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Sleeping With Schubert: Bonnie Marson
Love Is Nothing: Lee Server
Secrets of the Flesh: Judith Thurman
The Pure and The Impure: Colette
Snakes and Earrings: Hitomi Kanehara

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Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov.

Also, I love Haruki Murakami. All of his books are wonderfully simplistic and complex - easy to read, but thought provoking.

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The Raising of a President by Doug Wead.

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Favourite books you have read and would recommend others to read.
I have just finished reading a book called,My Best Friends Girl. Its such an enjoyable book, once i started reading this book i found it very difficult to put it down,it grips you from the begining right to the very end.
On the bk of the book some one had qoted'Iwas laughing and crying from one page.this book deals with grown up issues,friendship,death,betrail and forgiveness-a very moving read- I totally agree, i truely enjoyed this book,i dont read that much either but i really do recomend people to buy this.Hope you enjoy it as much as me.
If anyone has read this let me know what you think please?
Any books you have read and you truely enjoyed please post with title and a little about it or qotes.
ps sorry if there is already a book thread,if there is please will you move this one to it.I did try to look.
Thank you
pss Sorry just found it can this pleas be moved,am so sorry to be pain

beautiful on the inside,is the most beautiful thing of all ! xxxxxx;.)

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Its totally a weird topic and a bit disturbing at points. But it also has some hysterical moments, and it covers a true event

Disco Bloodbath by James St. James

Also I LOVE anything by Anais Nin.

It's said,
The map of the world is on you
The moon gravitates around you
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The Gods of Eden - William Brahmley


A Man In Full - Tom Wolfe

my all time favorite books

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