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BenderRodriguez
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11 Nov 2019, 5:16 pm

Decided to go on a China Miéville roll and moved on to Embassytown - as a non-native speaker I love his language and enjoy his intricate worlds/stories.


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11 Nov 2019, 5:24 pm

Ru: a novel by Kim Thuy.


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11 Nov 2019, 9:04 pm

Just began Red Poppies by Alai, I love the Asian culture and this is set in Tibet.


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12 Nov 2019, 11:30 am

the book i am reading currently is...

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its a light hearted true story about a man who didn't give a sh*t about the world war which was happening at the time, who gave non of his time worrying about it and instead planted a forest of oak trees.


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ᶦ'ᵛᵉ ᵍᵒᵗ ⁿᵒᵗʰᶦⁿᵍ ᵗᵒ ᵖʳᵒᵛᵉ, ᶦ'ᵛᵉ ᵍᵒᵗ ⁿᵒ ᵒⁿᵉ ᵗᵒ ˡᶦᵛᵉ ᶠᵒʳᵎ
ᶦ'ᵛᵉ ᵍᵒᵗ ᵉᵛᵉʳʸᵗʰᶦⁿᵍ ᵗᵒ ᵖʳᵒᵛᵉ, ᶦ'ᵛᵉ ᵍᵒᵗ ᵉᵛᵉʳʸᵗʰᶦⁿᵍ ᵗᵒ ˡᶦᵛᵉ ᶠᵒʳᵎ


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12 Nov 2019, 11:34 am

i mostly enjoy the illustrations in the book, this being one of them that i gathered of the internet...

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ᶦ'ᵛᵉ ᵍᵒᵗ ⁿᵒᵗʰᶦⁿᵍ ᵗᵒ ᵖʳᵒᵛᵉ, ᶦ'ᵛᵉ ᵍᵒᵗ ⁿᵒ ᵒⁿᵉ ᵗᵒ ˡᶦᵛᵉ ᶠᵒʳᵎ
ᶦ'ᵛᵉ ᵍᵒᵗ ᵉᵛᵉʳʸᵗʰᶦⁿᵍ ᵗᵒ ᵖʳᵒᵛᵉ, ᶦ'ᵛᵉ ᵍᵒᵗ ᵉᵛᵉʳʸᵗʰᶦⁿᵍ ᵗᵒ ˡᶦᵛᵉ ᶠᵒʳᵎ


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13 Nov 2019, 4:21 pm

'the man who planted trees' illustrator - Harry Brockway

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ᶦ'ᵛᵉ ᵍᵒᵗ ᵉᵛᵉʳʸᵗʰᶦⁿᵍ ᵗᵒ ᵖʳᵒᵛᵉ, ᶦ'ᵛᵉ ᵍᵒᵗ ᵉᵛᵉʳʸᵗʰᶦⁿᵍ ᵗᵒ ˡᶦᵛᵉ ᶠᵒʳᵎ


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13 Nov 2019, 5:40 pm

Artemis Fowl: The Eternity Code

By Eion Colfer


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14 Nov 2019, 2:11 pm

Love and Other Demons by Gabriel Garcia Marquez.


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18 Nov 2019, 10:22 pm

The Age of Flying Saucers: Notes on a Projected History of Unidentified Flying Objects (1971) by Paris Flammonde


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19 Nov 2019, 3:28 am

Junky, by William Burroughs.

New edition of Burroughs' autobiographical account of his early days as a drug addict and dealer, but now without the stuff edited out for the sake of polite society.


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19 Nov 2019, 4:38 pm

Bellwether by susanna kearsley :)


jordanalmokdad wrote:
i mostly enjoy the illustrations in the book, this being one of them that i gathered of the internet...

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I like to see illustrations in books, so thanks for sharing! They look interesting, and the story sounds quite interesting too.