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Væren og Tid
it was amazing
Well ... This is one of the key works of philosophy and a classic. Heidegger tries to figure out the meaning of being in this astounding work of immen ...more
May 2008
Mar 23, 2008
Interview with the Vampire (The Vampire Chronicles #1)
really liked it
This is my first Anne Rice novel and her writing reminds me of Stephen King - they both drag you into their worlds and keep you there, making you race ...more
Nov 30, 2008
Dec 16, 2007
Kafka on the Shore
it was amazing
My first Murakami book - but definitely not the last. Loved it so much all the way through, it's an amazing book and I just want to read more Murakami ...more
Oct 28, 2008
Oct 24, 2008
Pride of Baghdad
it was amazing
**spoiler alert** I tend to be more of a word person than an image person and when reading graphic novels, that's not a good thing. This graphic novel ...more
Aug 15, 2008
Jan 26, 2008
His Dark Materials (His Dark Materials #1-3)
it was amazing
I didn't know about Philip Pullman and 'His Dark Materials' before the trailers for 'The Golden Compass' aired - and I'm a bit sad about that. I would ...more
Dec 25, 2008
Nov 28, 2007
A Bear Called Paddington (Paddington, #1)
it was amazing
We meet Paddington for the first time at Paddington station where he sits, small and lonely, on his suitcase, wondering what to do after having travel ...more
Feb 18, 2008
Feb 17, 2008
it was ok
Well, I wasn't a fan of this book. It's about the fight to save the rain forrest and I like the author's attempt at throwing support towards this topi ...more
Dec 05, 2008
Dec 01, 2008
The Eyre Affair (Thursday Next, #1)
really liked it
The barriers between reality and fiction are softer than we think; a bit like a frozen lake. Hundreds of people can walk across it, but then one eveni ...more
Nov 24, 2008
Nov 21, 2008
The Shadow of the Wind
it was amazing
I'm not sure how to sum up this novel - it contains so much and is so rich and filled with stories, one big story composed of so many small stories an ...more
Jul 14, 2008
May 19, 2008
really liked it
A deeply interesting, troubling and disturbing dystopic tale of a book.

The story is told by Simone, daughter of Just Helled, a famous biologist with c
Dec 30, 2008
Dec 26, 2008
Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia
it was ok
I was actually going to give this book three stars but after thinking a bit about it after finishing it, I decided that it should only have two becaus ...more
Nov 16, 2008
Sep 09, 2008
40 Days and 40 Nights: Darwin, Intelligent Design, God, Oxycontin®, and Other Oddities on Trial in Pennsylvania
really liked it
This was a very interesting read - I've been to lectures on intelligent design where the entire crowd was arguing against it and I must admit that I w ...more
Nov 03, 2008
Oct 30, 2008
Shopaholic Ties the Knot (Shopaholic, #3)
liked it
I think this is my favourite of the series so far. Still not that impressed with these books but it's a light easy read and sometimes you need that to ...more
Mar 04, 2008
Mar 02, 2008
Thanking the Monkey: Rethinking the Way We Treat Animals
really liked it
A very interesting book about animal cruelty and how to end it. Karen Dawn discusses practically all aspects of animal cruelty - eating animals, anima ...more
Dec 16, 2008
Dec 08, 2008
The Really Hard Problem: Meaning in a Material World
really liked it
Owen Flanagan tries in The Really Hard Problem. Meaning in a material world to explain why you can find a meaning with life even though you believe i ...more
May 2008
May 12, 2008
And Then There Were None
it was amazing
Ten little nigger boys went out to dine;
One choked his little self and then there were Nine.

Ten people get invited to Nigger Island for various reason
Nov 08, 2008
Nov 07, 2008
Paddington Abroad
liked it
This is the fourth book in the Paddington series and although I really liked it, it wasn't quite as good as the first three. However, if I had read th ...more
Dec 12, 2008
Dec 07, 2008
Nim Chimpsky: The Chimp Who Would Be Human
really liked it
This is the story of Nim Chimpsky, a young chimp chosen to be part of a language experiment. The idea of the experiment was to prove Noam Chompsky wro ...more
Dec 06, 2008
Dec 05, 2008
The Clothes They Stood Up In
liked it
We gain a lot of our identity from the things we surround us with, especially the things in our homes. If suddenly all our possessions are taken from ...more
Oct 03, 2008
Oct 02, 2008
The Time Traveler's Wife
it was amazing
Henry and Clare first meet when Henry was thirty-six and Clare was six years old - but are married when Clare was twenty-two and Henry thirty. This is ...more
Jul 28, 2008
Jul 27, 2008
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
really liked it
Christoffer Boone is a teenager with Asperger's Syndrome. When he find Wellington, his neighbour's dog murdered with a garden fork in it, he decides t ...more
Nov 12, 2008
Feb 18, 2008
The Great White Wyrm (Dragonlance: Champions, #3)
it was ok
The dwarf Ayshe is taken aboard the ship Starfinder and becomes a part of the crew, a band of elves and one human know as the Dragonsbane, dedicated t ...more
May 17, 2008
May 15, 2008
Paddington Helps Out
really liked it
I love Paddington! This is the third book about him and even though the first is by far the best, it is still a very funny and enjoyable read. Will de ...more
Jul 20, 2008
Jul 18, 2008
Pride and Prejudice
it was amazing
Mr. Darcy ... the famous Mr. Darcy ... This is his world, this is were he originated.
Mr. Darcy is kind of the bad boy, he is awfully proud and because
Nov 21, 2008
Nov 18, 2008
Collections of Nothing
liked it
If you want to read an autobiography of a collector, this is a good place to start. King talks about his collection habits and how they have changed d ...more
Nov 29, 2008
Nov 24, 2008
really liked it
The book is part historic novel, part sci fi and part autobiographical (Vonnegut himself being present at the Dresden bombing). It's about Billy Pilgr ...more
Jan 11, 2008
Jan 10, 2008
Jane Eyre
it was amazing
When I was younger, I read some of Barbara Cartland's books. When Barbara Cartland was young, she read Jane Eyre for sure. Barbara Cartland is Charlot ...more
Nov 18, 2008
Nov 13, 2008
My Sister, My Love: The Intimate Story of Skyler Rampike
really liked it
The first novel I read by Joyce Carol Oates, was Blonde – and it blew me away. I loved it and was so impressed by it. This novel reminds me of Blond ...more
Oct 02, 2008
Sep 09, 2008
Buddha, Vol. 1: Kapilavastu (Buddha #1)
it was amazing
This is the first volume of eight in Osamu Tezuka's version of Buddha's life. Osamu Tezuka is the father of modern manga and I'm so happy this was my ...more
Oct 30, 2008
Feb 18, 2008
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
it was amazing
I heard about this author and this book in the New York Times Book Review podcast and just had to read it - and it was definitely worth it. Loved it t ...more
Jan 29, 2008
Jan 17, 2008
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