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Postby myownsatellite » 11/11/2007, 10:41 am

Oh my gosh I wanted to see that. I totally forgot about it! Thanks for reminding me it exists :D
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Postby beautiful liar » 11/11/2007, 2:14 pm

no problem :lol: it was a pretty good interpretation of the book.

on a somewhat related note:
right now i'm dying to see the english patient because i've been on an ondaatje kick...i keep on being told he's going to do a reading at our school this year, since he's a faculty member. but knowing my luck, nothing will come of it.
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Postby beautiful liar » 3/3/2008, 9:53 am

So with my birthday money I bought:

An Oxford Dictionary of Current English
An Oxford Rhyming Dictionary
A Japanese Phrasebook
A Spanish Phrasebook

It's exciting! I swear!

Right now I am reading: The End of the Affair by Graham Greene.

Just thought I'd share :P
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Postby myownsatellite » 3/3/2008, 10:32 am

Trudging my way through:

Bouvard and Pecuchet - Gustave Flaubert
Sense and Sensibility - Jane Austen (I love Austen but this book is slow going for me for some reason)

Stuff by Robert Frost, Mary Oliver, and parts of Walden - I'm not a nature person so this class is just about killing me.
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Postby myownsatellite » 3/3/2008, 10:33 am

beautiful liar wrote:So with my birthday money I bought:

An Oxford Dictionary of Current English
An Oxford Rhyming Dictionary
A Japanese Phrasebook
A Spanish Phrasebook

It's exciting! I swear!

Right now I am reading: The End of the Affair by Graham Greene.

Just thought I'd share :P


I buy dictionaries, anthologies and other reference books with my free money too. No worries! :love:
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Postby beautiful liar » 3/3/2008, 11:01 am

With Christmas monies I bought a dictionary of English Etymology. It's so wonderful!

Oh, and I just finished Lady Chatterley's Lover for my novels class. I didn't know what to expect, really, but it was really compelling.
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Postby saman » 3/3/2008, 7:26 pm

dictionaries are shiny

i've finished the summer tree, the first book of the fionavar series by guy gavriel kay, for the second time, and am now reading the second book, the wandering fire, again. such good books.
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Postby beautiful liar » 3/3/2008, 10:03 pm

oh I read the fionavar trilogy recently!! i liked!!
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Postby saman » 3/3/2008, 10:07 pm

they're better the second time around, cuz you actually know what's going on :lol:
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Postby beautiful liar » 3/3/2008, 11:23 pm

Guy Gavriel Kay did a reading nearby recently, but I had class so I couldn't go :( I bought Ysabel, though, and hopefully will have time to read it soon (well, only a month left in the semester, so I guess I'll have lots of time in April...)
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Postby saman » 3/3/2008, 11:57 pm

i keep seeing that at bookstores and wondering if it's any good. let me know what you think when you get a chance to read it, will you?
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Postby Kicker774 » 3/4/2008, 8:20 am

I just got finished reading the dictionary.
Pretty good book, I never saw the ending comming though.

Who would've thought the Zebra would've done it.
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Postby myownsatellite » 3/4/2008, 12:10 pm

Zebra is not the last word in the dictionary, asshole :P
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Postby Kicker774 » 3/4/2008, 1:56 pm

You of all people should know that different people interpret books differently.
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Postby myownsatellite » 3/4/2008, 6:01 pm

It's not a matter of interpretation, it's a matter of fact. Saying "zebra" is the last word in the dictionary is like saying "monkey" is the last word in The Iliad.
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Postby Lando » 3/4/2008, 6:13 pm

is it?
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Postby myownsatellite » 3/4/2008, 8:12 pm

Monkey is not the last word of The Iliad :P
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Postby Random Name » 3/4/2008, 8:26 pm

Its actually "Brad Pitt"
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Take apart your head
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Take apart your demons, then you add it to the list.

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Postby Lando » 3/7/2008, 1:24 am

myownsatellite wrote:Monkey is not the last word of The Iliad :P


I own the book, but for the life of me couldn't tell you the last word!
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