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Vernon God Little
3.55
Finished reading this novel last week, but needed more time to start writing this review. Still amazed. Here we are...

If you are not got acquainted wi
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Jul 02, 2007
 
Product Design And Development
3.76
A good balance between technical and management aspects.
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Jul 26, 2007
 
The O. Henry Prize Stories 2003
3.83
I believe that O.Henry Award is a guarantee for amazing short stories.

I was stunned by 'Bleed Blue in Indonesia', written by Adam Desnoyer. A dark lov
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Jul 04, 2007
 
The Rock of Tanios
3.90
How Maalouf placed fictitious character in the middle of historical facts is just amazing. In some parts, you'll wonder whether you're just reading a ...more
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Jul 03, 2007
 
The Line of Beauty
3.67
This novel is the paragon of beautiful novel. The depictiona are so subtle and live. Though the pace (?) is very slow, I never feel impatient.

Every p
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Jul 03, 2007
 
Musashi
4.41
The first Japanese novel I've ever read. Not a very delightful novel, but at least it can hold me until the end (is it really the end?).

However, may
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Jun 1988
Jul 03, 2007
 
Life of Pi
3.87
Hmmm....
It is a pity that a great idea is not beautifully written. I think the Judges of Man Booker Prize 2002 put more weight on idea than on style.

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Jul 04, 2007
 
How We are Hungry
3.75
I have found the most ever innovative-and-couldnt-be-imitated short story here, i.e: "There Some Things He Should Keep to Himself". Unbelievably shock ...more
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Jul 02, 2007
 
The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Short Stories
4.10
Certainly, Tobias Wolff DO know how to pick short stories.

In this volume, I found one of "The Ten Best Short Stories I've Ever Read" i.e: "All the Way
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Jul 04, 2007
 
The Remains of the Day
4.09
From the first five-pages, I know this is the book I will love so much. Never finished it yet, because I cannot remember where I put this book.

Anothe
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Jul 23, 2007
 
The English Patient
3.87
Literally under my bed for 4 months, unfinished read, I realized that's unfair. If I knew, this book is a Booker Prize winner, I wouldn't watch the fi ...more
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Jul 23, 2007
 
Hunger
4.10
A Nobel quality novel. I can still picture how the starving man wandering in Kristiania...
Once, after reading this book, I really wanted to visit Oslo
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Jul 02, 2007
 
The Best American Short Stories 2003
3.91
What is the criteria for "The Best" short stories?
The O.Henry winner stories were much more interesting and they still not claim as the best.
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Jul 04, 2007
 
Jalan Menikung
3.38
Terrible, especially relative to its predecessor, Para Priyayi. No clear message and shallow characters.

Very dissappointing.
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Jul 24, 2007
 
An Artist of the Floating World
3.72
Only bought it by the writer name. I believe that I will Mr. Ishiguro devotee (read my review on 'The Remains of the Day').
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Jul 23, 2007
 
Para Priyayi: Sebuah Novel
4.12
One of the best Indonesian novel ever written. It makes make proud as a Javanese. At least we have an elegant philosophy.
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Jul 24, 2007
 
The Very Model of a Man
3.08
Jacobson seemed try to be philosopical. But I could only understand nothing. Don't judge a book from its cover. Pfiuh!
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Jul 04, 2007
 
The God of Small Things
3.89
The way Arundhati Roy playing with English is just amazing.
I couldn't agree more with the Judges of Man Booker Prize.
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Jul 04, 2007
 
Speaking With the Angel
3.52
A very worth to read short original stories compilation.My favorites are Colin Firth's and Nick Hornby's.

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Jul 04, 2007
 
Tirai Menurun
3.41
This novel has shown that N.H. Dini is a good story teller. In some aspects, comparable with Amy Tan.
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Jul 24, 2007
 
Selected Short Stories
4.14
Not a single story can distract me from reading.
Excellent collection of Monsieur de Maupassant's stories.
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Jul 04, 2007
 
Midaq Alley
3.82
Like you're reading Arabian Night. Mellifluous story telling of Mr. Mahfouz. A Nobel Prize quality.
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Jul 05, 2007
 
Thousand Cranes
3.79
Read its translation. Still radiating beauty that charm a big little boy like me, then.
Jan 1989
Jul 05, 2007
 
Dog Years
3.90
Another book from a Nobel Prize winner. At least, the first pages are promising.
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Jul 04, 2007
 
Middlesex
3.95
Seems exciting because involving a protagonist who has 5-alpha-reductase deficiency.
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Jul 05, 2007
 
Midnight's Children
3.99
Still waiting the right time to read this "Booker of Booker Prize" winner.
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Jul 23, 2007
 
Pada Sebuah Kapal
3.53
I don't know, why my sisters love this novel. Pretty boring, I thought.
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Jul 24, 2007
 
The Tristan Betrayal
3.77
A very boring novel. I can not understand how I managed to finish it.
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Jul 05, 2007
 
The Last Burden
3.01
Indian people are excellent story teller. Well, most of them.
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Jul 04, 2007
 
Di Kaki Bukit Cibalak
3.50
Not a strong novel, relatively to Tohari's other novels.
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Jul 24, 2007
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