What book are you reading?

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  1. Christopher

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    The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
     
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    Ummm, what? That book has like 500 pages.
     
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    Terry Pratchett - Wintersmith.
     
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    Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk
     
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    I went to the library today and picked up "Good Omens" by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, "Brave New World" by Aldous Huxley, and "Banned in the USA"
     
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    :eek:

    I had no idea it was based on a book. This is so cool.
     
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    Well if scripts count as books I'm reading 'The Usual Suspects'.
     
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    Country of Origin by Don Lee
     
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    Stupid White Men by Michael Moore

    I love it!
     
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    Yellow by Don Lee
     
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    The Sanctuary by Raymond Khoury.
     
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    Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides
     
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    Ham On Rye by Charles Bukowski
     
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    Frankenstein: The Modern Prometheus by Mary Shelley.
    I've gotta read it for Literature next year, and this is a great excuse to read the book.
     
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    The Confusions of Young Torless, by Robert Musil. It "uncovers the bullying, snobbery, and vicious homoerotic violence at an elite boys academy." We're reading it for Lit HL. OMC.

    And @ RC (Rockchick), I read Twilight in a matter of hours, it's really not that difficult. It's not like the language is very sophisticated.
     
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    @ Malice: It isn't and that's not what I meant at all. It's just that it takes me a little bit more than that to finish a book, so that's pretty much why I was somewhat surprised. I guess it depends on how much time one is willing to spend on reading per day. Though I really don't see how a books language would affect the time you spend reading it.

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    I've only just started reading Lord of the Flies by William Golding.
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    The Zahir of Paulo Coelho!

    Check out the author guys...His books are superb!
     
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    I don't know if this is what you thought she meant, but she didn't mean language, like English or French. What I understand her meaning to be is that, if you can read, you can read the book in a couple of hours, because it's not going to use gigantic words or odd wording, you know? At least, that's what I got from what she said.

    Anyway, I'm reading Halo: Contact Harvest.
     
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    I know what she meant, though I'm not quite sure you got what I meant, lol. I wasn't talking about language as in language, either. Just saying that even though the book didn't use "gigantic words or odd wording", it took me about 10 days to finish.
     

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