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Keira dan Adrian terbelalak menatap peta langit yang terpancar dari sebuah kepingan misterius asal Ethiopia. Dalam peta itu terbentang pemandangan langit malam yang hanya bisa dilihat dari bumi 400 juta tahun yang lalu! Jika fosil manusia tertua diduga berumur 6 juta tahun, lantas siapakah yang membuat benda tersebut? Mungkinkah manusia memang telah ada jauh sebelum itu?

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Published 2010 by Bentang Pustaka (first published 2009)
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Victoria
I read through the reviews for book every time before I add my own review. I saw a lot of negative reviews for this book and also many people rated it with one star.
Well, I think, it is not the book that deserves only one star. Just because the novel is easy to read and understand. Because it took me to the world's different places. While reading this book, I had a phone call, my friend asked me "Where are you?" and I answered "I'm in Paris". Surely I wasn't, it's just I had so vivid feelings wh
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Jerome Parisse
Among the great mysteries in the world of books and literature is Marc Levy's success. He is the most read French author outside French borders: 10 novels, 20 million copies sold, 41 languages... quite an achievement. Another mystery is why on earth I picked one of his book a few months ago. I had read Mes amis, mes amours a few years back, and didn't like it. So what possessed me to give him another go? What I found in Le Premier Jour (The First Day) appalled me. Levy doesn't write well, but th ...more
Claude Bertout
Critique d'un livre offert pour Noël. "Cela devrait t'intéresser, le héros est astrophysicien" m'avait dit ma fille. Ni elle ni moi n'avions lu les ouvrages précédents de Marc Lévy, qui vend des millions de livres et a de très nombreux fans.

On pourrait espérer de M. Lévy qu'il respecte les lecteurs qui lui permettent de vivre très confortablement. Malheureusement, tel n'est pas le cas.

Dans ce livre écrit à la va-vite, le manque de réalisme de la description des univers professionnels des deux
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Bruno

3,5*

Foi uma leitura interessante que me levou a viajar por vários pontos do mundo, onde conheci o museu que tem exposto o Disco de Nebra e o fantástico templo construido no monte Huashan, na agradável companhia das personagens, sempre envolto de ternura e amor, pequenas gargalhadas ali e além, e também fiquei a saber alguns pontos como o facto de a China ter piramides como as do egipto e dos maias e sobre os esqueletos humanos mais antigos encontrados("Lucy" com 3,2 milhões de anos e "Ardi" que
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Denise
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Anna
End line. Finish. Done.
2-2,5 stars maximum.
The premise was sooo promising. But I think that this kind of stories should be created by sci-fi/fantasy writers, and not by contemporary/romance ones. Because otherwise everything just falls apart and the unravelling of "beginning of everything" mystery turns into "oh, we have to sleep in the same tent *blushes, blushes, blushes*, that's indecent!"... Gush, is this really so important right now???

I stopped caring about the characters on a halfway poin
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Silvana
Este livro é simplesmente divinal... Marc Levy brinda-nos com um escrita apaixonante. Todas as suas palavras nos prendem às folhas, levam o nosso pensamento aos mais diversos pontos do planeta, liga-nos intensamente às maravilhosas personagens a quem ele dá vida.

Keira e Adrian formam um casal maravilhoso e apaixonante... Não menos apaixonantes são as aventuras que os dois partilham em busca das respostas para a sua grande curiosidade científica. Ambos adoram aquilo que fazem e juntos fazem um du
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Rita
Marc Levy é um autor francês, que já foi traduzido para 41 idiomas e que conta com mais de 20 milhões de exemplares vendidos. Elogiado por leitores e críticos, juntou-se aos 18 anos à Cruz Vermelha Francesa, onde permaneceu durante seis anos, tendo-se formado em Gestão e Informática na Université Paris-Dauphine. Criou uma empresa de design e informática, em 1983, com projectos em França e nos EUA e anos mais tarde fundou uma empresa de design de interiores em Paris.

Aos 37 anos, Marc escreveu o s
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Maria Carmo
This is an absolutely wonderful book! Its has mystery, adventure, love, romance, humor and marvelous deep characters who almost immediately conquer us. I loved it and I am already reading its sequel! Absolutely a magnificent read!

Maria

Lisbon 12th April 2012.
Ilhem Ben othman

Tout d'abord j'ai choisi de commencer avec Marc Levy par ce livre car le titre a vraiment suscité ma curiosité . "Le premier jour " , ça correspond parfaitement à cette période pendant laquelle je me pose trop de "questions existentielles" et je me trouve sans réponses , ici on ne trouve toujours pas de réponses mais plutôt d'autres questions qui nous incitent à méditer encore .

Je ne peux pas m’empêcher de partager avec vous ce passage sur lequel j'ai longuement réfléchit
, et que pour un insta
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Mohamed Salem
Un astrophysicien, une archéologue, un voyage à travers le temps et l'espace ... De la culture concentrée !
Ana
Me encantó Las cosas que no nos dijimos, entonces cuando un día al salir de trabajar pasé por un outlet de libros y vi el cartel con la promoción "3 x $250" (algo así como 3 libros por 12 dólares) no pude resistirme a entrar, y más cuando en la vidriera había dos libros que Marc Levy que no sabía ni que existían.
Este libro es largo, pero te engancha de una manera que te hace pensar que no tiene más de 100 páginas. La tapa de la edición que yo tengo dice "La aventura de amar como nunca te la han
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Susana U
Hay días de nimiedades, días de los que uno se acuerda mucho tiempo sin que pueda verdaderamente saber por qué.

Hay días hechos de nimiedades y que llenan el alma de melancolía, momentos de soledad de los que uno se acuerda durante mucho, mucho tiempo.

Mirando los objetos cotidianos, como un cuchillo para la mantequilla, es cuando uno se da cuenta de que alguien se ha ido y no volverá más; un estúpido cuchillo que corta para siempre las rodajas de soledad en nuestra vida.

Escuchando a Keira, me d
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Maria

O primeiro dia é um livro completamente diferente daqueles que tenho vindo a ler de Marc Levy, mas quem nem por isso me decepcionou. Muito ao jeito dos livros de aventuras, Levy leva os seus leitores a partir para um dos grandes segredos escondidos e que muitos desejam descobrir: há quantos milhões de anos surgiu o primeiro homem na Terra?
Keira passou três anos na Etiópia a escavar a terra em busca de uns quantos ossos fossilizados que lhe permitissem penetrar no mistério da origem da humanidade
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Esraa Adel
قرأت تلك الرواية مقسمة على بضعة أيام حتى اتمكن من تذوق حلاوتها جيدا

قرأتها ببطء شديد حتى استطيع الاستمتاع بكم التعبيرات الرائعة التي تغمر الرواية

أول ما أقرأ لمارك ليفي وبالتأكيد سوف أقرأ له الكثير

رواية جميلة حملتني بين طياتها وبقيت منتظرة حتى أنهيت المائة ورقة الأولى
من دون ان أعلم ما الرابط بين أدريان وكيرا ومن هم تلك الشخصيات المتنقلة بين حياتهما؟

مختلفة حقا تلك الرومانسية الرقيقة

مختلفة تلك القصة التي تبدأ بموقف جديد لم يحدث له مثيل

مختلفة تلك المصادفات التي تتكرر دون أن نعرف لها سبب

تعاون جميل بي
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Mati
Konu özetini görünce mutlaka okumalıyım dediğim bir kitap oldu benim için.
Bilim kurgu macera tarzında bir kitap, ancak öyle hani hani çok uçuk kaçık değil, her an olabilecek, aklın mantığın reddetmeyeceği hatta belki de biz bilmiyoruz ama yaşanıyor diyebileceğimiz bir türden kitap olmuş. Türü Bilim Kurgu, konusu da bilim insanları ve keşifler olunca kitabın içinde bilimsel açıklamaların yer alması kaçınılmaz değil mi?
Kafanızda tereddüt oluşmasın, kitap sadece ders gibi değil, ciddi bir macera ve
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Galina
Предполагам, че тази книга щеше да ме грабне в случай, че обичах литература тип "Шифърът на Леонардо". Но аз не я обичам. И отчитам, че това е един от случаите, в които сгреших, недоверявайки се на задната корица.
Прекалено много конспирации за моя вкус, прекалено забързано действие, разпиляно в различните посоки на света, прекалено малко въпроси, чиито отговори интересуват мен. Или по-скоро не ме интересуват поднесени по този начин, защото в "Как е започнало всичко?" в случая няма екзистенциалн
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Rubysbooks
I think this book is a mystery of sorts, a romantic mystery, a genre that I think fits very well with Levy's writing style. What I love about Levy's novels is the fact that each of them has a lesson. For example, in another of his novels, My friends, my lovers (original title: Mes amis, mes amours), the lesson is that real friends are there for each other always.

The book is light, easy to read. The ending is kind of surprising, but that is because the book has a second part, The First Night (Le
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Silvia Marcaurelio
Come ogni tanto mi capita, sembra siano i libri a scegliere me e non io a scegliere loro. Con questo è stato lo stesso. Trovato per caso su una bancarella del mercato di quartiere, l’ho comprato perché la copertina mi ha ispirato un senso di libertà incredibile. Gli argomenti trattati sono le classiche domande che di solito si fanno i bambini che cominciano a capire. Domande esistenziali, come: Dove comincia l’alba? Quanti anni fa il primo essere vivente? Ma non sono solo i bambini a porsele, ma ...more
Kim
Inhalt
Ein Anhänger, der alles verändern kann, was die Menschen wissen. Eine Archäologin, die nach dem ersten Menschen sucht und ein Astrophysiker, der fragt, wo die Morgendämmerung anfängt.
Lose Fäden einer Geschichte, die schließlich bei einem Forschungswettstreit zusammengeführt werden, denn der Anhänger ist etwas besonderes und Keira und Adrian wollen hinter sein Geheimnis kommen. Damit sind sie nicht die Einzigen, aber Vorsicht ist bei denen geboten, die auf keinen Fall wollen, dass das Gehe
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Hazel McNellis
Wo erwacht der Morgen? Wann endet die Nacht?

"Am ersten Tag" von Marc Levy ist ein Roman, den ich kaufte, weil mir zum einen das Cover so gut gefiel und zum anderen die Inhaltsbeschreibung eine Geschichte voller Abenteuer, Mystik und Liebe versprach.

Keira und Adrian, Archäologin und Astrophysiker verlieben sich ineinander, nachdem sich ihre Wege beim Kampf um einen hoch datierten Forschungspreis kreuzen. Die Erforschung eines geheimnisvollen Anhängers wird mehr und mehr zu ihrem Lebensmittelpun
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María
Más que una historia de amor, es una historias de aventuras fascinantes y maravillosas en donde un astrofísico y una arqueóloga buscan esas respuestas a sus preguntas. Levy te lleva desde Chile a Londres pasando por África y China en una trama que si bien ha sabido engancharme de principio a fin hubo partes en el que le falto ese algo para que terminara de amar el libro.
Fanda Kutubuku
Aku baca versi terjemahannya, terbitan Bentang: The First Day. Indah kisahnya, perpaduan arkeologi dan astronomi yang mengambil lokasi tempat-tempat eksotis dan dibumbui thriller serta cinta sejati. Aku suka dengan karakter-karakter utamanya: Keira (nama yang bagus ya?) dan Adrian.
Marie
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Noella mostafii
I think this book is a mystery of sorts, a romantic mystery, a genre that I think fits very well with Levy's writing style. What I love about Levy's novels is the fact that each of them has a lesson.
Laila
Bir astrofizikciyle arkeologun hikayesi. Biraz mistik, biraz bilim kurgu, biraz tarih. Kurgusu saglam yapilsa okumalara doyulmayacak bir eser coook uzun tutulan giris bolumu yuzunden insani sıkan bir havaya burunmus.

Gelisme bolumunde heyecan tirmanip tam her sey yoluna girdi derken finalin kisa tutulmasi ve hikayenin sonuyla ilgili buyuk finalde kararin okura birakilmasi yuzunden 2 yildiz...

Aslinda 4 verebilirdim, zira oyku inanilmaz guzeldi ama anlatim teknigi, final eksikligi 2 yildiz eksilt
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Vadym Buncha
Oh God, why i'm not an astrophysicist or astronom)) biophysicists don't look in the sky so often)
Lna26hp
Qué buena novela, de las mejores que he leído de Marc Levy, aunque continúa la historia en La primera noche y... asfghjk ¡¿cómo lo deja así en esta 1ª parte?!
Creí que sería una historia más de amor, pero para nada. El romanticismo está en un segundo plano. Se trata de una novela de viajes y aventuras, en torno a dos personajes y sus profesiones, la arqueología y la astronomía, cuyas vidas se entrecruzan por un misterioso objeto y toda una especie de complot mundial en torno a él.
La narración y
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Jessica
Took me some time to get into this story. The storyline jumps perspective fairly frequently, and I thought the "outside" perspectives just felt more and more repetitive ('I----' doesn't like what the others do, the others decide on no action, and yet someone is always trying to take action against the concensus anyways....).Frustrating. The book is also decidedly male in perspectives on love. Perhaps that is why I didn't "feel" the main character's love interest was real love until the end, or p ...more
Maria Silva

"Perder alguém que amámos é terrível, mas pior seria nunca a termos encontrado"

"Há uma lenda que conta que a criança no ventre de sua mãe conhece todo o mistério da Criação, da origem do mundo até ao fim dos tempos. Ao nascer, um mensageiro passa por cima do berço e põe um dedo sobre os seus lábios para que a criança nunca revele o segredo que lhe foi confiado, o segredo da vida… (…) Este dedo pousado que apaga para sempre a memória da criança deixa uma marca. Essa marca todos nós a temos sobre
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Marc Levy was born in France on October 16th, 1961.When he turned eighteen, he joined the Red Cross, where he spent the next six years. In parallel, he studied management and computer programming at Paris-Dauphine University. In 1983, he created a computer graphics company based in France and the United States.

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