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Doctor Zhivago
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Falling For Icarus
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progress:  On page 186. "This book makes me smile or sympathetically nod on every other page." Nov 24, 2011 02:59PM

 
Ekonomie dobra a zla
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"Can I give it five stars already?" Nov 24, 2011 02:56PM

 

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Fool's Assassin by Robin Hobb
"HOW CAN IT END LIKE THAT!? Robin Hobb has a lot to answer for here. Can't wait for the next one."
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Blood of Dragons by Robin Hobb
Blood of Dragons (Rain Wild Chronicles, #4)
by Robin Hobb (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2013
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I don't think there'll be more time to write this review while it's still fresh, so I'll just sum it up:

The best book of the series. Unlike the previous ones, I could finally see where everything is going, the keepers stopped being so tedious and som
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The Return of the King (The Lord of the Rings, #3) by J.R.R. Tolkien
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Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
"There isn't anything I could say that hasn't already been said in the last sixty years. It's a short read. Short, poignant, and scarily accurate for today's world. "
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Doctor Zhivago by Boris Pasternak
" I don't believe in film adaptations of Russian literature. I don't think it's really possible to capture the mood and the feel of the writing. Films c ...more"
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Doctor Zhivago by Boris Pasternak
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Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman
Neverwhere
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rameau is on page 56 of 186 of New Finnish Grammar: "In the Finnish language the noun is hard to lay hands on, hidden as it is behind endless declensions of its fifteen cases and only rarely caught unawares in the nominative." I cackled.
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City of Dragons by Robin Hobb
City of Dragons (Rain Wild Chronicles, #3)
by Robin Hobb (Goodreads Author)
read in June, 2012
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There was nothing really surprising about this book, what with it being the third in the series. As usual, the writing is good, but unfortunately, long descriptions and thoughts of various creatures are just not that interesting to me, so I found mys ...more
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