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I'm reading Gilgamesh, the first ever piece of recorded literature, engraved on stone tablets in ancient Mesopotamia two millenniums ago, but not discovered until 1850, and not translated until the turn of the century. The edition I'm reading has been translated by Stephen Mitchell, and I bought it as part of a course I'm taking. An epic poem, it follows the exploits of the nominal Gilgamesh, king of Uruk (in what is now Iraq), as he meets his twin, Enkidu, and goes on a journey of self-discovery.
I'm also looking forward to reading Dracula by Bram Stoker, and Homer's Odyssey.
sadly i don't get the chance to read much now days.

i remember reading stoker's Dracula as a kid.

the Iliad was more than enough homer for me, unless you mean homer sympsons odyssey Wink

I'm reading:

The shining by Stephen King

Dublinders by James Joyce

The catcher in the rye by Well...I forgot his name.

And sophies world by ???
(10-18-2010, 09:37 AM)lizzyrose12 Wrote: [ -> ]I'm reading:

The shining by Stephen King

Dublinders by James Joyce

The catcher in the rye by Well...I forgot his name.

And sophies world by ???

The Catcher in the Rye is by J. D. Salinger.
(10-18-2010, 01:21 PM)Heslopian Wrote: [ -> ]
(10-18-2010, 09:37 AM)lizzyrose12 Wrote: [ -> ]I'm reading:

The shining by Stephen King

Dublinders by James Joyce

The catcher in the rye by Well...I forgot his name.

And sophies world by ???

The Catcher in the Rye is by J. D. Salinger.


Thanks! I'm always forgetting authors names.
I'm reading at this moment:

Beautiful Boy: A Father's Journey Through His Son's Addiction by David Sheff

American Gods by Neil Gaiman
On a recommendation, I've started reading Atlas Shrugged. Am only a few pages in, but love it so far.
(10-18-2010, 01:28 PM)lizzyrose12 Wrote: [ -> ]Thanks! I'm always forgetting authors names.

No problemSmile I see you're a Stephen King fan as well. I've just ordered his novel It.

(10-29-2010, 12:26 AM)Heslopian Wrote: [ -> ]On a recommendation, I've started reading Atlas Shrugged. Am only a few pages in, but love it so far.
(10-18-2010, 01:28 PM)lizzyrose12 Wrote: [ -> ]Thanks! I'm always forgetting authors names.

No problemSmile I see you're a Stephen King fan as well. I've just ordered his novel It.


Stephen king is great, though I must say "IT' wasn't exactly a master piece, but it was good! And I love whatever happened to baby jane!

(10-29-2010, 05:31 AM)lizzyrose12 Wrote: [ -> ]I love whatever happened to baby jane!

It's my favourite movie, alongside The Silence of the LambsSmile The scene where Jane murders the nanny, whilst Blanche is bound and gagged on the bed, still chills me to the bone, and the climax on the beach is heartbreakingSad

(10-29-2010, 08:54 AM)Heslopian Wrote: [ -> ]
(10-29-2010, 05:31 AM)lizzyrose12 Wrote: [ -> ]I love whatever happened to baby jane!

It's my favourite movie, alongside The Silence of the LambsSmile The scene where Jane murders the nanny, whilst Blanche is bound and gagged on the bed, still chills me to the bone, and the climax on the beach is heartbreakingSad


I loved silence of the lambs! "Put the lotion in the basket!!"

I've written a letter to daddy,....

(10-29-2010, 11:06 AM)lizzyrose12 Wrote: [ -> ]I loved silence of the lambs! "Put the lotion in the basket!!"

"It puts the lotion in the basket, or else it gets the hose again..." I might have that printed on a t-shirt hahaBig Grin


Wild Horse Annie and The Last of The Mustangs
The life of Velma Johnston.

"Velma Johnston was a strong-willed individual who made a difference. As as child she suffered from polio, and in her era, careers for women were limited. She overcame these obstacles and stopped the atrocious abuse of wild hores through her 25 year war against the cruel and greedy forces that were systematically removing the wild American mustangs from even the most inhospitable of federal lands."

I'm a horse lover and have 3 of my own ... I love anything about horses Smile

mrmod

Just finished reading Mr. Chartwell by Rebecca Hunt.

Anyone else here read it?

[Image: mr+chartwell.jpg]
afraid not, recently i've been listening to audio books, mainly those of another era.
in preparation for loading them onto the site.
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter.S.Thompson

can't stop rereading it
Hi there!

I'm currently shifting between romance novels and stuff like "The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari" or local fare like "The Kobayashi Maru of Love". Waiting for the latest Terry Pratchett book to be sold here in the Philippines. Smile
what's it called?
It's "I Shall Wear Midnight". A Tiffany Aching book.
a fine young wench...oops witch.

may a red it after you Smile
a fine young wench...oops witch.

may i read it after you Smile
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