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Sergey Barsamyan Sergey Barsamyan said: " Very nice collection of London's Alaska-related short stories - sometimes humorous, sometime bitter, sometime both of'em. Reminds a bit of O'Henry's stories. "

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“Love is blind, they say; sex is impervious to reason and mocks the power of all philosophers. But, in fact, a person's sexual choice is the result and sum of their fundamental convictions. Tell me what a person finds sexually attractive and I will tell you their entire philosophy of life. Show me the person they sleep with and I will tell you their valuation of themselves. No matter what corruption they're taught about the virtue of selflessness, sex is the most profoundly selfish of all acts, an act which they cannot perform for any motive but their own enjoyment - just try to think of performing it in a spirit of selfless charity! - an act which is not possible in self-abasement, only in self-exultation, only on the confidence of being desired and being worthy of desire. It is an act that forces them to stand naked in spirit, as well as in body, and accept their real ego as their standard of value. They will always be attracted to the person who reflects their deepest vision of them ...more Ayn Rand
The Innocents Abroad / Roughing It by Mark Twain
“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime.”
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The Sea Kingdoms by Alistair Moffat
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A fascinating retelling of the history of the Celtic nations of Britain, Moffat succeeds in a moving account. The descriptions are vivid and the prose flows. This is far from a staid list of dates and times; Moffat suc..." Read more of this review »
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The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
The Handmaid's Tale
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Ржавый капкан на зеленом поле by Лев Израилевич Квин
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Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
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The Road by Jack London
The Road
by Jack London
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“The proper function of man is to live, not to exist.”
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