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Marina made a comment in the group Goodreads ItaliaIl mistero Elena Ferrante topic
" Io ho letto solo I giorni dell'abbandono che mi è piaciuto tantissimo, forse perché l'ho letto in un periodo ero stata abbandonata anch'io come la pro ...more"
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" 3. A collection of short stories (either by one person or an anthology by many people): Tre donne cinesi

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" Ding Ling, Huang Luyin and Bing Xin, Tre donne cinesi

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" ✔23. Gender Identifier – Tre donne cinesi (Three Chinese Women)

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Tre donne cinesi by Ding Ling
Tre donne cinesi
by Ding Ling
recommended to Marina by: kaiou
read in January, 2015
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Questo libro raccoglie otto racconti di tre scrittrici cinesi nate fra la fine dell’Ottocento e l’inizio del Novecento. I racconti qui raccolti sono stati scritti tutti fra gli anni Venti e Quaranta del Novecento.

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Divergent by Veronica Roth
Divergent (Divergent, #1)
by Veronica Roth (Goodreads Author)
read in January, 2015
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A bit too similar to The Hunger Games in the beginning, but it goes on to become an interesting novel, though unpretentious. It's just pure entertainment, escapist fiction and nothing more. I could tell what was going to happen most of the times, but ...more
I quaranta giorni del Mussa Dagh by Franz Werfel
"Dolore, disperazione, speranza, riscossa, ancora dolore.
Ho letto molti libri sul genocidio armeno ma (e qui scriverò una cosa lapalissiana), sono i romanzi quelli che mi hanno più toccata perché, anche se con una certa dose di "finzione narrativa"..." Read more of this review »
Marina and 4 other people liked Kara's review of Divergent (Divergent, #1):
Divergent by Veronica Roth
"I picked this one up because it was the Best Book of 2011 in the Goodreads Choice Awards. I was expecting something spectacular and felt let down.

Please tell me at what point YA fiction degenerated so that every book needed a shallow love story.

T..." Read more of this review »
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