Monica

 
Votes utiles reçus relativement à des chroniques: 65% (24 de 37)
Lieu: New York, USA
 

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The Great Gatsby de F Scott Fitzgerald
The Great Gatsby de F Scott Fitzgerald
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5.0 étoiles sur 5 A rich story, 30 mars 2005
'The Great Gatsby' is one of the most exquisite books I have ever read to date that deals with most if not all aspects of love and the challenges of life. There is so much to learn especially for us in this modern world where so many people use the word 'love' without really knowing what it truly means. The author is so descriptive that I sometimes felt as if I was in the story. He made it easy for readers to penetrate the souls of the characters and relate to their lives. The character development is prodigious, while prose is outstanding. I felt as much for Gatsby as I have for any other character. He had always had high aspirations, but his dreams were taken away from him by the fact the… Lire la suite
The Color Purple de Alice Walker
The Color Purple de Alice Walker
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5.0 étoiles sur 5 An inspirational read, 30 mars 2005
I have taken a particular interest in reading books where the chief characters suffered abuses and overcame their traumas to become better persons in life. I am glad I did because there is so much to learn and be inspired by such books. THE USURPER AND OTHERS, WHY THE CAGED BIRD SINGS are amongst the titles I cherished.
Also recommended: DISCIPLES OF FORTUNE, THE UNION MOUJIK, THE COLOR OF WATER
The Da Vinci Code: (Robert Langdon Book 2) de Dan Brown
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5.0 étoiles sur 5 A great read, 11 mars 2005
Even though it is a historical fiction, this is a very good book to read. True that some of the points he wrote about were true. But we should know that this is open to interpretation. What is also important is that as readers, we should be able to discern where historical truths end and where fiction begins. I have read a great deal of historical fictions, and know how misleading historical fictions can be. Nothing that is written in this novel is exact. The father of this theme that Dan Brown took in this book is Michael Baigent , the author of HOLY BLOOD, HOLY GRAIL. He said it succinctly that he did not believe about the grail story because he did not know. What he wrote was what people… Lire la suite