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She's Come Undone by Wally Lamb
She's Come Undone
by Wally Lamb
read in July, 2014
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Reading the first half of the book was like biting on hot chillies. It's burning your mouth but you want to continue anyway. The first half of the book is messed up. The character struggles with a lot of terrible things that happen to her by lashing...more
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The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
The Goldfinch
by Donna Tartt
read in May, 2014
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Wow, what a joyful, marvelous read! The dialogues, and the self-reflection that Theo goes through the book are just brilliant. This book requires a second reading for me, but, for now a break from reading just to soak and marvel over the story.
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"Thanks Trish! This looks like a pretty good book to read. Just need to run to the public library now, hehe. "
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Caligula and Cross Purpose by Albert Camus
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This is such an enjoyable book - I absolutely loved reading it. The characters are flawed with bitterness and are twisted in their head but in the end I found myself sympathising Martha and her mother. Living in monotony and in gloom, they long for t...more
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Too many bleak years have passed over this little spot of Central Europe, and they've drained all the warmth out of this house. They have killed any desire for friendliness and, let me repeat it, you won't find anything in the least like intimacy here.Albert Camus
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How wonderful that must be! What we call spring here is one rose and a couple of buds struggling to keep alive in the monastery garden. [Scornfully] And that's enough to stir the hearts of the men in this part of the world. Their hearts are as stingy as that rose-tree. A breath of richer air would wilt them; they have the spring time they deserve.Albert Camus
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Rancid Pansies by James Hamilton-Paterson
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Toni Morrison
“Misery colored by the greens and blues in my mother's voice took away all the grief out of the words and left me with a conviction that pain was not only endurable, it was sweet.”
Toni Morrison, The Bluest Eye

Dante Alighieri
“In the middle of the journey of our life I came to myself within a dark wood where the straight way was lost. Ah, how hard a thing it is to tell what a wild, and rough, and stubborn wood this was, which in my thought renews the fear!”
Dante Alighieri, The Divine Comedy

Albert Camus
“How wonderful that must be! What we call spring here is one rose and a couple of buds struggling to keep alive in the monastery garden. [Scornfully] And that's enough to stir the hearts of the men in this part of the world. Their hearts are as stingy as that rose-tree. A breath of richer air would wilt them; they have the spring time they deserve.”
Albert Camus, Caligula and Cross Purpose

Oscar Wilde
“You may fancy yourself safe and think yourself strong. But a chance tone of color in a room or a morning sky, a particular perfume that you had once loved and that brings subtle memories with it, a line from a forgotten poem that you had come across again, a cadence from a piece of music that you had ceased to play. I tell you Dorian, that it is on things like these that our lives depend.”
Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

Albert Camus
“Too many bleak years have passed over this little spot of Central Europe, and they've drained all the warmth out of this house. They have killed any desire for friendliness and, let me repeat it, you won't find anything in the least like intimacy here.”
Albert Camus

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