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The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich by William L. Shirer
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I have a very strong feeling of enthusiasm and at the same time of aversion for this book, which I read when I was 16. William Shirer wrote a no-holds barred account of the rise of Adolf Hitler from the perspective of a fanatical (in the full sense o ...more
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Maigret Et L'Homme Du Banc by Georges Simenon
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Je suis perplexe que tant des critiques ici sont rédigées en anglais. Pourqui ici des critiques sont elles redigées en anglais bien qu'il s'agit de l'edition originale en francais? Est ce que tout le monde n'écrit qu'on anglais dans Goodreads?
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Maigret Et L'Homme Du Banc by Georges Simenon
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Je suis perplexe que tant des critiques ici sont rédigées en anglais. Pourqui ici des critiques sont elles redigées en anglais bien qu'il s'agit de l'edition originale en francais? Est ce que tout le monde n'écrit qu'on anglais dans Goodreads?
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The Two Gentlemen of Verona by William Shakespeare
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This is one of the few plays ascribed to William Shakespeare which I did not know. Being low on funds I bought a copy on ebay in the Wordsworth Classics series. Wordsworth Classics paperbacks is the sort of Ryan Air of the literary classics, strippin ...more
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Le feu follet suivi de Adieu à Gonzague by Pierre Drieu la Rochelle
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Ce roman ne me donnait pas beaucoup de plaisir. Je crois que la vie de Drieu la Rochelle était une préoccupation et un débat avec la mort. Est ce qu'on peut le décrire comme roman éxistentionaliste? Je l'ignore. Certain est le fait que notre protagon ...more
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The Portrait of a Lady by Henry James
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It is difficult to me to say in a few words what I think about this masterpiece and time is too short for someone who is not professionally a critic or a professor. I am reminded of Robert Frost's famous poem of two ways in a forest. You make a decis ...more
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The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich by William L. Shirer
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I have a very strong feeling of enthusiasm and at the same time of aversion for this book, which I read when I was 16. William Shirer wrote a no-holds barred account of the rise of Adolf Hitler from the perspective of a fanatical (in the full sense o ...more
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Cassell's Colloquial Spanish by A. Bryson Gerard
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Bryson Gerrard's breezy and entertaining glance at common pitfalls and false friends for English speaking learners of the Spanish language entitled Cassell's Colloquial Spanish (formerly Beyond the Dictionary in Spanish) is entertaining beyond the co ...more
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“There is never a time or place for true love. It happens accidentally, in a heartbeat, in a single flashing, throbbing moment.”
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“We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.”
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George Eliot
“It is never too late to be what you might have been.”
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Nicholas Sparks
“I am nothing special, of this I am sure. I am a common man with common thoughts and I've led a common life. There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I've loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough..”
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“It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.”
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