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Books Read in 2010

I have to admit House of Leaves was quite difficult at times, but that's mainly due to its original/unusual structure... which, of course, doesn't make it any less enjoyable; I definitely recommend it. :)

My (current) favourites are Under the Net by Iris Murdoch (a sort of philosophical/picaresque novel), A Void by Georges Perec and White Noise by Don DeLillo.

(Sorry I haven't replied earlier, for some reason I haven't visited this site in ages :/)

12/6/2010 View
Books Read in 2009

To be honest, that mostly depends on my current mood, I guess, but some of my all-time favourites are (not any particular order): The Picture of Dorian Gray, Naked Lunch, Catch-22, Lolita, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Franny and Zooey, The Age of Reason, Nausea, Vile Bodies, Brideshead Revisited, Point Counter Point, Brave New World, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, This Side of Paradise, Passage to India, To Kill a Mockingbird, Rebecca, To the Lighthouse, The Waves, The Atrocity Exhibition, The Blind Assassin, Through the Looking Glass, Moon Palace, Lord of the Flies, The Heart of Darkness, Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead, Nightwood, The Master and Margarita...

7/19/2009 View
Books Read in 2009

I thinks so - personally, I knew the ending, but I was still able to enjoy the book (more or less)... Of course, it's difficult to say whether I would have enjoyed it more if I hadn't knew it... I don't think the ending comes as much of a surprise anyway :P.

(sorry for the late reply - I haven't been around here for quite a while :D)

6/22/2009 View
Books Read in 2008

Yes - I, unfortunately, do live in Belgrade.

May I ask why are you asking? :D

8/1/2008 View
Books I Plan to Read (under constant construction)

I adore Huxley too :). I'm currently trying to read as many of his works as possible - so far, I've only read six books. Which one is your favourite?

4/23/2008 View
Books Read in 2008

I agree, The Pigeon was kind of weird, plus, most of the time I was under the impression I was somehow missing something, missing some point... like there was something I completely failed to understand. On the other hand, I really like the detailed descriptions of the mental states (or whatever is the correct expression :p) through which the main character is going through. Odd, but still somewhat amusing.

Of course, I reeeally like the Perfume - it definitely has to be one of the most unusual and unique books I've ever read. I love the whole idea, very original; and I especially liked the ending - it had completely caught me by surprise. (though, I have to say I think I would enjoy it at least somewhat more if the translation had been better... not that it was actually bad, just a bit awkward at times... I wish I could have read it in original)

2/23/2008 View
Books Read in 2008

I have to admit I did have some difficulties getting into it in the beginning, but I actually quite enjoyed it for the most part... not sure what it is exactly that I liked so much - I suppose I'm just a huge fan of Woolf's style, she has such an amazing way with words... :D

2/17/2008 View
Books Read in 2008

I would definitely recommend it. It was rather enjoyable, plus I really liked the style... though, I have to admit that some parts were, perhaps, a bit too slow for my taste, but it was still veeery amusing. :D

2/8/2008 View
Books I Read in 2007

What's your opinion about Echoes from the Macabre by Daphne Du Maurier? I've only read Rebecca so far (which I extremely enjoyed, despite my expectations) and I've been trying to find more of her works ever since... without any luck so far, though.

10/22/2007 View
Books I Plan to Read (under constant construction)

I rather agree with your rating of Kafka's short stories, though I've read only a few so far... he has such unique ideas and the way of expressing them.

I have to say I've been kind of skeptical about starting to read American Psycho... what did you particularly dislike/like about it?

10/22/2007 View
Books Read in 2007

Yup, I quite enjoyed it; I didn't think I would like it so much, actually. It's rather adorable, and I really liked the style... very amusing.

What about you - did you like it?

9/27/2007 View
Books I Plan to Read (under constant construction)

I agree - I actually finished reading it some 5-6 days ago. I have to admit that I was awfully skeptical at first - I was actually quite convinced it was overrated, but having read it, I most definitely agree.

9/16/2007 View