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5 cm

3.86  ·  Rating details ·  14,241 ratings  ·  1,476 reviews
Bestseller book di Gramedia Bookstore selama 2 tahun berturut-turut!

Lima sahabat telah menjalin persahabatan selama tujuh tahun. Mereka adalah Arial yang paling tampan, Riani sebagai satu-satunya wanita dalam kelompok itu, Zafran yang berlagak seperti seorang penyair, Ian yang paling subur badannya, dan Genta yang dianggap sebagai leader dalam kelompok itu. Kegemaran merek
Paperback, 381 pages
Published 2005 by Grasindo
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Jun 19, 2020 added it
In my own thinking, this 5 cm book or novel is a book is very inspiring. It tells about Friendship, dreams, and lve that can change everything. Delivering with simple packaged but can be very beautiful. The somebody who likes traveling, nature , and adventure pshoild enjoy this plot of the novel. It provides the beutiful scenry of Mahameru Mountain and also bit ofBromo's view. However nothing is instant. Everything has a risk to be done and strugle. I have ever watched the film also and i deals ...more
Danan Wicaks
Aug 28, 2013 rated it did not like it
How this book became best seller is beyond me. The narration is boring, repetitive, and too cliche. No symbolism, imagery and other literary devices are used by the author. There is no character development, they are exactly the same as from the start. In addition, the characters are also flat, too idealistic and have no flavor. Dialogues between characters are often meaningless and does not fit well with the flow of the story, makes you wonder whether it was a case of the author filling the pag ...more
Manik Sukoco
Dec 28, 2015 rated it it was ok
The basic ideas are about friendship, courage, and nationalism. After long time no see, Genta, Riani, Ian, Zafran, and Arial decide to meet and climb the highest mountain in Java island, Semeru! Looking thru a paradise from the top of the mountain -after some terrible life/death moments-, with five of your best friends is truly an amazing experience. At first, the story flows fresh and natural but then its turned become over dramatic. There are too many quotes and wasted conversations in the mid ...more
Feb 12, 2018 rated it it was ok
i'm not even halfway through this but. wow. i just had to write a review immediately. this book isn't good at all. very evident that a man wrote this. it makes me so uncomfortable on the first chapters. i really don't get how this became a forking bestseller. like, uh, what? mega bestseller where?! and then the typing. gosh, it's the worst. i don't even read it anymore i just skim it. there's too much quotes and song lyrics that i don't give a fork about. this book is a torture. am i in the bad ...more
Dilla Ibtida
Apr 05, 2010 rated it it was ok
Rifka Findiani
Apr 01, 2011 rated it really liked it
You have to read this book! Thats it !
Putri Primanda
Jul 31, 2011 rated it it was amazing
A powerful book.. Definitely one of the best books Indonesian writer ever published
Jan 07, 2021 rated it really liked it
Apart from the interesting storyline that flows naturally, other things that I appreciate about this book is the pieces of kinda cool songs--I hated some of them, by the way--, the dialogues of films I've never heard of, the thought of philosophers that that got interpreted and discussed by this small circle of friend, as well as I find the dynamic of each person in this circle is fine. As a sucker of coming-of-age stories, I admit this book carries the theme of "heartwarming, we're-edgy-but-we' ...more
Melisa Dewi
Apr 30, 2018 rated it it was ok
"MEGA BESTSELLER" was written at the corner of the book's cover and the review at the back cover basically said that the book was very very good, plus it has a really cool cover, so I thought it would worth reading.

I did not bother to read the first chapter where the author introduced each of the characters. Readers should be able to find out more about a character through the story, after all, not through a detailed description at the beginning of the story. It was actually a turn off for me, b
Novita Arlika
Dec 12, 2020 rated it really liked it
A complex story. Brought to readers by a mature writer, Donny Dhirgantoro, himself. Remind us on value of nationalism, friendship and togetherness. Everyone talked about an embarrassing ending and sorry to say that I couldn’t agree more.
Retno Prasetia
May 07, 2017 rated it liked it
A positive thing of this book..Inspiring about journey to Mahameru
Luthfi Abdurrohim
Apr 17, 2018 rated it it was amazing
very inspiring and comfortable to follow the story
Oct 10, 2018 rated it really liked it
boost my motivation ever!!
Mia Dwi
Nov 24, 2018 rated it really liked it
I would say I enjoy this book, the friendship is literally goals, I Love Genta so much, i still think its not fair for him 😼
Muhemed Masika
Apr 26, 2019 rated it it was amazing
The sensation is small but great
Cahyaningtyas Sutisna
May 08, 2019 rated it really liked it
a typical drama comedy of friendship story. the twists are good btw.
Oct 27, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Unique but has a lot of meaning with an unpredictable ending.
edah tahir
the movie didnt do the book justice!
Mili Wati
May 09, 2020 rated it really liked it
Jan 10, 2021 rated it it was amazing
a very personal work
Muhamad Prakoso
Feb 25, 2021 rated it liked it
Not really like how this friend interact each others. But know how they really hard to touch the mountain is really goods
Faza Subandrio
Oct 22, 2015 rated it really liked it
The story is about five friends who have been friends for seven years. There are: Genta, who considered as the leader of their friendship. Zafran, the artsy-kind-of-guy that in the future, he wants to be a famous poet. Riani, the only female friend in that group who has a bubbly personality. Arial, the most handsome guy in the group, who shares the same font name “Arial”, which is the font that I’m typing right now, it is because he has a bold body, get it ? And last but not least, there is Ian. ...more
Nur Fadilla Octavianasari
I'm sure some of you have read this book. I myself can say it is too late for me to read it. I just read the book about on November last year, whereas the book was published in 2005. But, I think late is better than never right? By the way thanks to Annisa who’s borrowing me this inspirational book.

5 cm a book by Donny Dhirgantoro begin with the friendship between five peoples named Arial, Riani, Zafran, Ian, and Genta. Hang out, nights weekly and empty time spent together. Because so often toge
Hadi Wijaya
Sep 28, 2011 rated it it was amazing
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I rarely find Indonesian novel that is as good as this (probably not too much Indonesian novel I read). These are several of my comments:

1. This book is a daily life book that is really familiar with real life (although still it's too perfect if compared with real 'real life'). At least there is no such surprising event, dramatic moment, etc. Everything is very normal, down to earth, and very honest. That's why I love it

2. The story also has very good theme: about dream and how to reach it, very
Mar 05, 2012 rated it it was ok
nice cover and catchy title. but 5cm failed to impress me further. the story is linear.. about a group of young friends and met again after separated for 3 months and went on an amazing reunion adventure of climbing the "mahameru" (The highest mountain in java-Indonesia). at first it was a flat pace rather slow.. but things get quite interesting as they separated, before entering the linear pace when they started the mahameru journey.
The story might appeal on readers who have experienced the "re
Anggit Permana
Dec 17, 2012 rated it it was ok
why two?
1. i don't like this kind of storytelling, too much dialogue that offers nothing to the plot progression
2. There are no interesting character for me, the characters are just some kind of young adult you found nowadays, and if you like that kind of character, then you might like this one, but it is just a very big no for me
3. No memorable part for me except the last part when they are on their final way to the top of semeru, i feel the enjoyment of reading this novel at that part, but it
Bivisyani Questibrilia
When I first read it, I thought it was a story about best friends who go through some kind of change in their friendship. But it wasn't. The plot was unclear and jumps from one plot to another. The style of writing and the point of the story - if you can call it a story at all - simply do not go with one another. Also, the characterising of the characters wasn't made clear and real. It was as if all the characters were one entity. Yeah, sure, they split up for a bit but even then there isn't muc ...more
Jun 04, 2008 rated it it was amazing
Wokeh.. This is my first time reviewing book seriously. Wekekek (pardon for my bad english).

I choose this book for my first review coz I really love this book. At first time I fallin love w/ this, just because the cover is black :p. In addition, it tells about friendship.

5 cm, in reality, is proposing more than a "friendship-tale". This book also tells bout nasionalism, spirit, and love (story without love, just like food without salt, right? :p).

One part from this story tells about a man who i
Vera Maharani
Aug 13, 2013 rated it did not like it
Could be great but honestly it's an editing mess. I find it plotless, like a journal the author wrote with a sprinkle bit of fiction. I think I will be enjoying it more if I read it as a journal/blog post.

The best part of this book is the cover. Also I can't deny that the author has a wide span of knowledge, from which we can learn a thing or two.

The worst part? The characters. The wooden, preachy, and singing-too-much characters (except for Ian, the clown of the group. I like him. Though his '
Liyana Rakinaturia
Sep 09, 2007 rated it really liked it
There are no words I can say, except this book is super!!

By reading this book, reminds me of my friends, and all our story have been made.
I have best friends, and we have been close since high school (that means it's been > 4 years!!). I am glad to have them in my life, and that they always share everything with me.

From this book, the authors want to show that life is mysterious and unpredictable, but if you go through the life with happiness and joy, and you can open yourself to the world, yo
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