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Sculptor's Daughter
4.07
it was amazing
If you ask me right now, I'll tell you that this is the single most important book I have ever read in my life. And it will be the absolute truth. And ...more
Aug 11, 2013
Aug 10, 2013
 
The Lemon Table
3.67
really liked it
I almost abandoned this book less than halfway. Here is how it happened. I opened it on a sunny, cheerful Sunday. I knew Barnes was brilliant and I wo ...more
Mar 24, 2014
Mar 16, 2014
 
Dubliners
3.85
it was amazing
Dubliners is a joy to read. Rarely a collection of short stories is so uniformly good and so well put together. Joyce's writing is very dense though, ...more
Nov 24, 2012
Nov 06, 2012
 
Нефритовые четки (Erast Fandorin Mysteries, #11)
4.15
really liked it
Generally, I'm not a big fan of short stories, and I probably still liked this book less than it deserved. Nevertheless, even I admit that this is a v ...more
Dec 07, 2009
Dec 07, 2009
 
Призраки Лексингтона
3.88
really liked it
Мураками рассказов - страшный, страшный писатель. Все лучших традициях японских сказок, только вместо танцующих огоньков и вышивающих журавлей - обычн ...more
Mar 14, 2013
Mar 13, 2013
 
Большая телега
4.22
it was amazing
По-моему, одна из самых сильных вещей у МФ - и это при том, что я вообще-то не любитель рассказов. Но эта книга - просто ого! Концентрат максофраевост ...more
Jan 11, 2012
Jan 08, 2012
 
Радио Мураками
3.91
it was ok
I almost regret having read this: the image of Murakami-the-writer has been seriously shattered in my head ever since I turned the last page. I was ab ...more
Jul 26, 2011
Jul 17, 2011
 
The Graveyard Book
4.11
really liked it
Think Ray Bradbury's Dandelion Wine set in a graveyard. It is sweet and scary and funny and absolutely heart-breaking. In the right way.
Aug 12, 2012
Jul 02, 2012
 
The Book of Other People
3.38
liked it
Not an entirely successful volume, but not a bad one either. I liked the premise (writing a story to create a character instead of the other way round ...more
Jul 10, 2010
Jul 08, 2010
 
The Country of the Blind and Other Science-Fiction Stories
3.96
liked it
Being a devout fan of The Door in the Wall (which I've read some long time ago and which is not included in this volume), I expected more from Wells' ...more
Jul 10, 2010
Jun 28, 2010
 
M Is for Magic
3.83
really liked it
As many other people here, I especially liked Chivalry and The Price.

I'm also interested to see if anyone else liked The Case of The Four and Twenty B
...more
Jul 21, 2010
Jul 19, 2010
 
The Bloody Chamber & Other Stories
4.02
really liked it
Very uneven, as most collections of short stories, hence only four stars. But really, after The Bloody Chamber Carter could have filled the rest of th ...more
Feb 12, 2011
Feb 02, 2011
 
Бумажный театр
3.96
really liked it
Биографии авторов - лучшая часть книги.

И, конечно, первый рассказ.
May 21, 2012
May 21, 2012
 
We Need New Names
3.71
liked it
Beware: don't start reading We Need New Names if you are already not feeling well. It will not make you feel better. There will be beautiful, flowing ...more
Feb 11, 2014
Sep 30, 2013
 
Me Talk Pretty One Day
3.97
it was ok
Don't get me wrong with my two stars - there are some pretty funny stories in this book. It's just that there is nothing more to it, only some pretty ...more
Aug 09, 2010
Nov 23, 2009
 
Telling Tales
3.62
Too much death. Thank you but no thank you. The Marquez's story is a brilliant one though. Well, as usual.
not set
Aug 10, 2014
 
Portuguese Irregular Verbs (Portuguese Irregular Verbs #1)
3.47
really liked it
None
Jul 08, 2010
Jul 08, 2010
 
The Finer Points of Sausage Dogs (Portuguese Irregular Verbs, #2)
3.68
really liked it
None
Jul 25, 2010
Jul 24, 2010
 
At the Villa of Reduced Circumstances (Portuguese Irregular Verbs, #3)
3.60
liked it
None
not set
Jul 25, 2010
 
Fires
4.16
it was amazing
None
Dec 2005
Jan 08, 2011
 
Once In Europa
4.21
really liked it
None
May 31, 2010
May 26, 2010
 
The Essential Akutagawa: Rashomon, Hell Screen, Cogwheels, a Fool's Life and Other Short Fiction
4.40
it was amazing
None
Jan 2005
Feb 23, 2010
 
Антология фантастической литературы
4.37
it was amazing
None
Jan 2004
Feb 05, 2010
 
Theophilus North
4.05
it was amazing
None
Feb 07, 2012
Jan 31, 2010
 
A Universal History of Iniquity
3.98
liked it
None
Dec 13, 2009
Dec 11, 2009
 
The Book of Sand and Shakespeare's Memory
4.30
it was amazing
None
Jan 2003
Dec 07, 2009
 
Olive Kitteridge
3.78
it was amazing
None
Feb 08, 2017
Dec 03, 2009
 
Istanbul: Memories and the City
3.77
really liked it
None
Mar 08, 2015
Jun 18, 2013
 
Звездные гусары. Из записок корнета Ливанова
4.00
it was amazing
None
not set
Jul 28, 2009
 
Dandelion Wine
4.08
it was amazing
None
not set
Jun 09, 2009
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