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Justine: WEEK ONE POSTING

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message 1: by Justine (last edited Aug 23, 2009 10:30AM) (new)

Justine | 23 comments Mod
Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts This is the book I'm reading. I chose it because a friend recommended it to me. It took me six months to start reading it because it is 900 pages long- I've never read such a big book! But it is actually wonderful. So far the main character has escaped from jail, traveled to India, worked for a gang, learned three new languages, worked as a doctor in a slum, fallen in love, and is now fighting a holy war in Afghanistan. Makes my life seem pretty boring!


message 2: by Betsy (new)

Betsy | 1 comments I made it half of the way through Shantaram. I am ashamed to say I got bored and stopped reading. Then I had to leave Paris and I didn't want to carry that giant book home so I gave it to one of my students.


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