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Half of a Yellow Sun
4.29
it was amazing
She did it again. And she did it (again) masterfully! While reading this novel I was often thinking of García Márquez’s words: ”The worst enemy of pol ...more
not set
Jun 06, 2008
 
Infidel
4.20
it was amazing
If I ever decide to make a list of the most important books I’ve read “Infidel” by Ayaan Hirsi Ali would surely find its place on it.

First time I’ve h
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not set
Jun 06, 2008
 
A Thousand Years of Good Prayers
3.88
it was ok
I finished this book and I have mixed feelings. Not because the stories are bad. On the contrary, they are quite good. What bothered me is that almost ...more
not set
Nov 10, 2008
 
Nomad: From Islam to America: A Personal Journey Through the Clash of Civilizations
3.92
really liked it
Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s books are not the type of books for which you can say “I like it” or “I don’t like it”. Those sorts of evaluations are just too triv ...more
Jul 2010
Oct 02, 2010
 
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas
4.11
really liked it
Well this is book for Young Adults and therefore I must admit that the style was a little bit problematic for me. I guess because I'm only an "adult" ...more
not set
Jun 06, 2008
 
The Book of Dave
3.55
really liked it
Oh my Dave! What on earth was this???
- “We nú viss woz cummin…”
- Sorry?
- “U awl no viss, U muss taykup ve nú wä aw Nú Lundun wil nevah B bilt. U muss
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Oct 2011
Oct 06, 2011
 
Three Cups of Deceit: How Greg Mortenson, Humanitarian Hero, Lost His Way
3.75
it was amazing
Mr. Mortenson is a pathological liar. Yes he had nice idea, he performed many good things in Central Asia BUT all that as far as I'm concerned because ...more
Nov 2011
Nov 19, 2011
 
Ella Minnow Pea: A Novel in Letters
3.84
really liked it
Indeed this was fast, interesting read but from time to time extremely challenging. Namely my level of English is not on such a high level to be able ...more
May 07, 2009
May 06, 2009
 
The Magus
4.05
it was amazing
What a satisfying read this was! I didn't realize how much I miss real, fat, classic novel! I've read his "The Collector" few years back and it wasn't ...more
Jan 28, 2016
Jan 04, 2016
 
The Handmaid's Tale
4.08
it was amazing
WOW, this is an amazing story! I've read book few weeks ago and ever since I'm postponing to write review thinking about it and in the end ... I shoul ...more
Nov 2015
Oct 29, 2015
 
A Thousand Splendid Suns
4.35
liked it
In his bestselling debut The Kite Runner the accent is on the relationship between father and son and friendships between men, in this novel relations ...more
not set
Jun 06, 2008
 
Purple Hibiscus
4.14
it was amazing
One of best reads 2006
Reading this book has been actually very hard because it was just as she described my country's recent past. I was there in ever
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Sep 2006
Apr 24, 2009
 
Lični čudesnik
3.68
it was amazing
Koliko često dok čitate knjigu vam na pamet pada prevodilac? A koliko često jer ste oduševljeni prevodom? E ovo je jedan od tih malobrojnih primera. P ...more
Sep 2013
Aug 21, 2013
 
A Single Man (Vintage Classics)
4.10
really liked it
Such an elegant little novel about loss. Primarily loss of a partner, Jim who died in a car crash and he (George, the main character) is still in earl ...more
Feb 2016
Feb 01, 2016
 
Never Let Me Go
3.81
it was amazing
WOW! I SO needed to read something like this. This was an absolute master class in writing. Impeccably executed, melancholic, novel that completely pu ...more
Mar 2011
Mar 18, 2011
 
The Fault in Our Stars
4.25
did not like it
Awful awful, awful, awful, awful ... I have urge to repeat "awful" until we reach number of words for a decent review. OK I do have an issue with YA b ...more
Nov 2014
Nov 28, 2014
 
The Shadow of the Wind (The Cemetery of Forgotten Books,  #1)
4.25
it was ok
Oh I really don't know what to think about this book. On one hand it was very enjoyable read but now when I finished reading I cannot ignore that tast ...more
Jan 2006
Apr 23, 2009
 
Mister Pip
3.67
liked it

“You cannot pretend to read a book. Your eyes will give you away. So will your breathing. A person entranced by a book simply forgets to breathe. The
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Jun 06, 2008
 
How the Soldier Repairs the Gramophone
3.98
it was amazing
This is an outstanding novel! I’ve read it actually twice during last year, first as ARC which I was aiming to keep in my permanent collection but the ...more
not set
Jun 06, 2008
 
The Ruby In Her Navel
3.32
really liked it
Oh I love this book so much! I was so thirsty for one good historical novel and Unsworth never disappointed me so far.

This book is telling story about
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Mar 10, 2009
Apr 23, 2009
 
Go Tell It on the Mountain
4.01
really liked it
I didn't expect I'll read this one so fast. I had some vague idea what this novel is about and therefore I thought it will take me longer to finish it ...more
Jan 31, 2016
Jan 29, 2016
 
Premeditated Murder
4.38
it was amazing
Slobodan Selenic published the last of his six novels in 1993 in Belgrade, where he died two years later. In ’Premeditated Murder’, he spins out two s ...more
not set
Apr 23, 2009
 
The Book Of Chameleons
3.78
really liked it
This is first time I’ve read book from Angolan writer and I’m absolutely stunned. One of the most original work I’ve read this year. This is book abou ...more
not set
Jun 06, 2008
 
Ways To Live Forever
4.19
really liked it
How lovely novel this is. Normally I don't read novel for young adults but I did liked this one very much indeed. The language is simply but absolutel ...more
Sep 08, 2008
Jun 06, 2008
 
The Buried Giant
3.45
it was ok
Oh gosh ... I was quite excited when all of a sudden I saw announcement of Ishiguro's new novel. I totally love his work. I haven't read yet "The Rema ...more
Apr 2015
Mar 21, 2015
 
The Book of Strange New Things
3.66
really liked it
"You let bloody Jehovah's Witness not only into your home but into your bed!" was something I kept telling myself and consequently constantly question ...more
May 2015
Apr 25, 2015
 
The Jungle
3.73
really liked it
"I aimed at the public's heart, and by accident I hit it in the stomach." this is how Sinclair commented public reaction on his novel. Since I am fam ...more
Mar 2016
Feb 17, 2016
 
Cena soli
3.94
liked it
Želeo sam da pročitam "Cenu soli" pre nego odgledam "Kerol". Naravno da sam čitajući roman video Blanšetovu i Maru što nije nužno bilo loše. Međutim, ...more
Feb 2016
Feb 04, 2016
 
The Tiger's Wife
3.37
really liked it
I’ve read this book in its original language, English even though it has been published in (in Tea’s own words) “the most important of all translation ...more
Mar 2012
Mar 18, 2011
 
The Sleeper and the Spindle
3.90
really liked it
OK, I'm not a fan and therefore I took this one with non-existing expectations and as it happens when one doesn't expect much, I liked it. Very much a ...more
Dec 2015
Dec 17, 2015
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