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message 1: by Juliane (new)

Juliane (libristar) | 38 comments 1. Gustave Flaubert "Madame Bovary"


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Juliane (libristar) | 38 comments 2. Dürrenmatt "Suspicion" liked it, but loved other works of Dürrenmatt more, like "The Visit" or "The Judge and his hangman"


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Juliane (libristar) | 38 comments 3. Gudrun Krämer "Geschichte des Islam"


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Juliane (libristar) | 38 comments 4. Dürrenmatt "The Physicists" - just another great play of Dürrenmatt! Brilliant!


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Juliane (libristar) | 38 comments 5. Shakespeare "The Merchant Of Venice"


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Juliane (libristar) | 38 comments 6. Tessa Korber "Die Königin von Saba"


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Juliane (libristar) | 38 comments 7. Urs Widmer "Der Geliebte der Mutter"


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Juliane (libristar) | 38 comments 8. Dürrenmatt "The Pledge"


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Juliane (libristar) | 38 comments 9. Edgar Allan Poe "The Fall Of The House Of Usher"


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Juliane (libristar) | 38 comments 10. Navid Kermani "Kurzmitteilung"
11. Jean Paul Sartre "The Wall"
12. Christoph Ransmayr "The Terrors Of Ice And Darkness"
13. Kurt Vonnegut "Slaughterhouse 5"
14. Chris Cleave "Incendiary"
15. Robert Crottet "Mein Freund Maouno"
16. Vladimir Nabokov "Russian Beauty and other stories"
17. Wilhelm Genazino "Die Liebesblödigkeit"
18. Veronique Olmi "Numero Six"
19. Carlos Ruiz Zafon "Gaudi in Manhattan"
20. Marina Lewycka "A Short History Of Tractors In Ukrainian"
21. Jane Austen "Sense And Sensibility"
22. Maarten Asscher "Julia und der Balkon"
23. Georges Simenon "Maigret's Pipe"
24. Wolfram Fleischhauer "Drei Minuten mit der Wirklichkeit"


message 11: by Mary Todd (new)

Mary Todd (marytodd) | 924 comments happy ten and almost 25!


message 12: by Mary Todd (new)

Mary Todd (marytodd) | 924 comments Just noticed a short history of tractors...my dad was a tractor dealer! Not in the Ukraine...in IL...was the book humming or did you have to 'plow' thru it? (Homage to my dad's punny humor!)


message 13: by Juliane (new)

Juliane (libristar) | 38 comments hey mary... i just haven't updated my list for a long time :) - that's why it was growing so fast.
i have to admit, that i didn't liked "a short history of tractors in ukrainian" so much... it has some funny passages, but it's dealing with tractors only marginally. so it's not really a history of tractors. it's more about a tale of an old man's second marriage to the much-younger valentina who's trying to take away his money... quite a dull story. in my opinion not really worth reading, although the book got the booker-prize. ;)


message 14: by Mary Todd (new)

Mary Todd (marytodd) | 924 comments Thanks for the review...I think I'll take a pass on it.


message 15: by Juliane (new)

Juliane (libristar) | 38 comments 25. Siegfried Unseld "Goethe und der Ginkgo"
26. Per Olov Enquist "The Book About Blanche and Marie"
27. Khaled Hosseini "A Thousand Splendid Suns"


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