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20.       TheAenigma
5001 posts
 02 Nov 2008 Sun 11:58 pm

 

Quoting ciko

i would definitely add

 

 

J.D Salinger´s "the catcher in the rye" 

 

 I know that I SHOULD love Catcher in the Rye, but is it ok that I don´t? 

Am I alone in this thought?

21.       lesluv
722 posts
 03 Nov 2008 Mon 12:17 am

i am embarassed to say that i have only read a few of these novels!!  makes my christmas list easy though{#lang_emotions_rolleyes}

22.       CANLI
5084 posts
 03 Nov 2008 Mon 02:47 am

 

Quoting peacetrain

 How about: Proud and prejudicial characteristics get one  nowhere in the love stakes, especially if one listen´s to hearsay .  

 

 Phew . . . Elizabeth almost missed out on her destiny . . . the love of a fine figure of a man in breeches.

 

Of course, if you had done your research more thoroughly, you would have also read and watched Bridget Jones´s Diary and realised the modern  moral: Never let a cad twang your big knickers.

 

 

Colin Firth took the role of Darcy in both stories. For those of you who don´t know who he is, he seems to be "the thinking woman´s crumpet".  Something for you to aspire to Thehandsom? 

 

 Actually i ADORE the old version of the movie,i saw it when i was little,and i still love watching it

Just remembering Mrs Bennet making me laugh even when reading the novel  {#lang_emotions_lol}

And that Mr. Darcy was reallyyy something !

 

http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/title.jsp?stid=2153

 

 

23.       lesluv
722 posts
 03 Nov 2008 Mon 02:54 am

 

Quoting CANLI

 Actually i ADORE the old version of the movie,i saw it when i was little,and i still love watching it

And that Mr Darcy was really something !

 

http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/title.jsp?stid=2153

 

i have seen this one too. i personally think it´s the character that you fall in love with. i don´t know what it is about Mr Darcy. He is perceived as a pompus ass but his arrogance is appealing in a weird sort of way....{#lang_emotions_shy}

24.       CANLI
5084 posts
 03 Nov 2008 Mon 03:03 am

 

Quoting lesluv

i have seen this one too. i personally think it´s the character that you fall in love with. i don´t know what it is about Mr Darcy. He is perceived as a pompus ass but his arrogance is appealing in a weird sort of way....{#lang_emotions_shy}

 

 Ã dont know too what is it with Mr.Darcy !{#lang_emotions_satisfied_nod}

Maybe because he was a gentleman all the way even with all his arrogance ? {#lang_emotions_confused}

And the commination of such character and a softened heart ...is ÃRRESÝSTÝBLE !{#lang_emotions_shy}

25.       lesluv
722 posts
 03 Nov 2008 Mon 03:07 am

"It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single girl in possession of her right mind must be in want of a decent man" {#lang_emotions_rolleyes}

26.       lesluv
722 posts
 03 Nov 2008 Mon 03:11 am

i am also considering reading this.... http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2412176.Seducing_Mr_Darcy

 

 

but i don´t think it will be as good as my imagination {#lang_emotions_lol_fast}

27.       CANLI
5084 posts
 03 Nov 2008 Mon 03:35 am

 

Quoting lesluv

i am also considering reading this.... http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2412176.Seducing_Mr_Darcy

 

 

 lol that is Austen´s part II of Pride and Prejudice? lol

 

Quoting lesluv  

but i don´t think it will be as good as my imagination {#lang_emotions_lol_fast}

 

Ýn that case,it wont be good as writting your own novel lol

28.       lady in red
6947 posts
 03 Nov 2008 Mon 05:36 pm

 

Quoting yilgun-7

1- Victor Hugo                           Les Miserables 

2- Fyoder Dostoyevsky               Crime and Punishment    

                                                The Brothers Karamazov

3-Leo Tolstoy                             War and Peace

                                                Anna Karenina 

4-Jane Austen                            Pride and Prejudice 

5-James Joyce                           Ulysses

6- Franz Kafka                            Die Verwandlung

                                                The trial

7-Viginia Wolf                            The Waves  

8- Upton Sinclair                        Oil 

9 –James Baldwin                      Go Tell it on the Mountain

10-Albert Camus                        The Stranger

11-John Steinbeck                      The Grapes of Wrath 

                                                Of Mice and Men

12-Ernest Hemingway                The Snows of Kilimanjaro

                                                The Old Man and the Sea 

                                                The Sun Also Rises          

13 – Yaþar Kemal                       Aðrýdaðý ( Aðrý Daðý) Efsanesi 
14-   Paul Auster                        Timbuktu

15- Robert Stone                        Dog Soldiersl

16- John Cheever                       Falconer

17- Gabriel Garcia Marquez         One Hundred Years Solitude

18- Vladimir Nabokov                 Lolita 

19- Jean Paul Sartre                   Les Mots

20- Virginia Woolf                     To the lighthouse

                                               Mrs.Dalloway    

21- William Faulkner                  Light in August

                                               The Sound and The Fury

22- Knut Hamsun                      Victoria

23- Graham Green                    The Power and the Glory

                                               The Heart of the Matter     

 24- Saul Bellow                        Herzog

 25- Henry Miller                       Tropic of Cancer

 26- Doris Lessing                     The Golden Notebook

 27- Toni Morrison                    Beloved

 28- George Orwell                   Animal Farm

 29-F.Scott Fitzgerald                The Great Gatsby

 30- Margaret Mitchell                Gone With the Wind        

 31-Yusuf Atýlgan                      Aylak Adam

 32-Antoine de Saint-Exupery     Le Petit Prince

 33-Benjamin Constant               Adolphe 

 

 

I would put -

 

Dr Zhivago - Boris Pasternak

Lord of the Flies - William Golding

To Kill a Mocking Bird - Harper Lee

On The Road - Jack Kerouac

Catch 22 - Joseph Heller

 

on that list

29.       girleegirl
5065 posts
 03 Nov 2008 Mon 05:58 pm

 

Quoting lady in red

 

I would put -

 

To Kill a Mocking Bird - Harper Lee

 

on that list

 

+10000000000000

Without a doubt! 

30.       lesluv
722 posts
 03 Nov 2008 Mon 06:01 pm

 

Quoting girleegirl

+10000000000000

Without a doubt! 

 

 yes this one was part of our english literature curriculum

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