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    Quote Originally Posted by Maddy View Post
    Light has it's place, when I'm on holiday I prefer soemthing I can step in and out off and that doesn't require deep concentration. Besides there's a lot of great light literature.

    Murakami is sex. Love that oddness of his books. Actually him I thought of when I wrote Magic Realism. I made the mistake of buying 1q84 as one entire paperback book, it was so hard to handle, that I put it back on my shelf and went down to the library and got book 1, 2 and 3 separately


    1Q84 was quite the behemoth. So good though. I don't know why I refer to Murakami as a guilty pleasure. He's brilliant. The Wind-up Bird Chronicle and Kafka on the Shore are still my favourites of his.

    Jorge Luis Borges is another in a similar sort of style (albeit very brief) that I adore. I probably read a short story or parable of his every other day.
    It's been a prevalent notion. Fallen sparks. Fragments of vessels broken at the Creation. And someday, somehow, before the end, a gathering back to home. A messenger from the Kingdom, arriving at the last moment. But I tell you there is no such message, no such home -- only the millions of last moments . . . nothing more. Our history is an aggregate of last moments.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Maddy View Post
    Cheers. They look more liek vacation style books than Dule's

    I've been recommended Olga before, so I guess I'll give her a shot. I might even read her in Poland Yes @piotrr and @radekas I'm invading your country this summer. Tour De Extermination Camp here I coem.
    Shoot me a PM if you'll be anywhere near Warsaw.

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    So i can know when to be somewhere else.

    Nah, let's grab some beers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Post Ironic View Post


    1Q84 was quite the behemoth. So good though. I don't know why I refer to Murakami as a guilty pleasure. He's brilliant. The Wind-up Bird Chronicle and Kafka on the Shore are still my favourites of his.

    Jorge Luis Borges is another in a similar sort of style (albeit very brief) that I adore. I probably read a short story or parable of his every other day.
    I'm reading.. well listening to Kafka on the Shore at the moment. The boy named Crow

    Quote Originally Posted by piotrr View Post
    Shoot me a PM if you'll be anywhere near Warsaw.

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    So i can know when to be somewhere else.

    Nah, let's grab some beers.
    Much Love, bitches!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Maddy View Post
    I'm invading your country this summer. Tour De Extermination Camp here I coem.
    I'm living like 15km away from a former concentration camp.

    Come visit.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DAiDEViL View Post
    I'm living like 15km away from a former concentration camp.

    Come visit.
    But I'm visiting the three greats: Auchswitz-birkenau, Treblinka and Belzec.
    Much Love, bitches!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Maddy View Post
    But I'm visiting the three greats: Auchswitz-birkenau, Treblinka and Belzec.
    What about Dachau and Majdanek?
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    Quote Originally Posted by DAiDEViL View Post
    What about Dachau and Majdanek?
    Majdanek is a possibility between Belzec and Treblinka. An extermination pitstop.

    Dachau? Nah.. too many Germans.
    Much Love, bitches!

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    Just finished "Reasons to stay alive" by Matt Haig, captivating and well written, its about how Matt himself went through depression at the end of 90ties. Highly recommend this one if someone close to you is going through depression, helped me understand it a lot better

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    milorad pavic - landscape painted with tea, serbian author. better than the first book i read from him "the inner side of the wind". interesting guy, tries to give the reader choices during reading...
    "Except for the group of dregs drinkers no-one else in the tavern has their wits about them!"- مرحوم استاد رحيم بخش

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    Quote Originally Posted by suligodsilla View Post
    milorad pavic - landscape painted with tea, serbian author. better than the first book i read from him "the inner side of the wind". interesting guy, tries to give the reader choices during reading...

    He was a great writer. @Dostoevsky
    It's been a prevalent notion. Fallen sparks. Fragments of vessels broken at the Creation. And someday, somehow, before the end, a gathering back to home. A messenger from the Kingdom, arriving at the last moment. But I tell you there is no such message, no such home -- only the millions of last moments . . . nothing more. Our history is an aggregate of last moments.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pitbull View Post
    Just finished "Reasons to stay alive" by Matt Haig, captivating and well written, its about how Matt himself went through depression at the end of 90ties. Highly recommend this one if someone close to you is going through depression, helped me understand it a lot better
    Hope you make it through, buddy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Seven View Post
    Hope you make it through, buddy.
    lol, if someone was having a depression, confessing about it on tuz is the last thing he should do, too many heartless assholes here but it is pretty common nowadays, I'm sure many of us have someone close suffering from it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Post Ironic View Post

    He was a great writer. @Dostoevsky
    i have also "the dictionary of the khazars" not read yet...
    "Except for the group of dregs drinkers no-one else in the tavern has their wits about them!"- مرحوم استاد رحيم بخش

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    Quote Originally Posted by suligodsilla View Post
    milorad pavic - landscape painted with tea, serbian author. better than the first book i read from him "the inner side of the wind". interesting guy, tries to give the reader choices during reading...
    Quote Originally Posted by Post Ironic View Post

    He was a great writer. @Dostoevsky


    We had so many great writers.
    Pirlo has no equal in Europe, Vidal is a champion. And Marchisio, though little noticed, when he is one hundred per cent [he too] is a champion.
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    Quote Originally Posted by suligodsilla View Post
    i have also "the dictionary of the khazars" not read yet...
    I loved it. It felt like a fairy tale, but not so easy to read. It was surely different and unique.
    Pirlo has no equal in Europe, Vidal is a champion. And Marchisio, though little noticed, when he is one hundred per cent [he too] is a champion.
    commentator: "...marchisio.... hardly mentioned his name tonight"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dostoevsky View Post


    We had so many great writers.
    which writers for example, i know from pekic. his books are not avalaible in english....

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    actually there is "how to quit a vampyre"...
    "Except for the group of dregs drinkers no-one else in the tavern has their wits about them!"- مرحوم استاد رحيم بخش

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    Quote Originally Posted by suligodsilla View Post
    which writers for example, i know from pekic. his books are not avalaible in english....

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    actually there is "how to quit a vampyre"...
    Ivo Andric (Nobel Prize winner), Milos Crnjanski, Mesa Selimovic, Pekic, Milorad Pavic, Danilo Kis, Borislav Stankovic, Momo Kapor. Probably many more but these are the most famous ones I guess. I might have skipped over some. But plenty of great books there.
    Pirlo has no equal in Europe, Vidal is a champion. And Marchisio, though little noticed, when he is one hundred per cent [he too] is a champion.
    commentator: "...marchisio.... hardly mentioned his name tonight"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dostoevsky View Post
    Ivo Andric (Nobel Prize winner), Milos Crnjanski, Mesa Selimovic, Pekic, Milorad Pavic, Danilo Kis, Borislav Stankovic, Momo Kapor. Probably many more but these are the most famous ones I guess. I might have skipped over some. But plenty of great books there.
    aa yaa good god, i have bridges over drina from andric, had also kis early sufferings didnt read, have to buy again.

    read some poems from momo kapor about beograd
    "Except for the group of dregs drinkers no-one else in the tavern has their wits about them!"- مرحوم استاد رحيم بخش

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dostoevsky View Post
    The Master and Margarita
    A Hero of Our Time
    Fathers and Sons
    Steppenwolf
    Thanks for this recommendation bro. Really enjoyed it even though I took over 4 months to complete it (actually still have a few chapters left )

    Your last two suggestions have been great

    Next on my list is 2001: A Space Odyssey

    Anyone read it? Seems excellent from the reviews

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    Quote Originally Posted by Quetzalcoatl View Post
    Thanks for this recommendation bro. Really enjoyed it even though I took over 4 months to complete it (actually still have a few chapters left )

    Your last two suggestions have been great

    Next on my list is 2001: A Space Odyssey

    Anyone read it? Seems excellent from the reviews
    Two? What was the one before? I already forgot.

    Btw, I cannot even express how amazing was The Master and Margarita for me. Loving it isn't saying enough. It's a mind-bender. Oh, and finish it, ffs.
    Pirlo has no equal in Europe, Vidal is a champion. And Marchisio, though little noticed, when he is one hundred per cent [he too] is a champion.
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