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Postby Moral Minority » Wed Mar 12, 2008 7:05 am

I can't believe nobody has mentioned Animal farm yet.

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Postby Detective TurtleHolmes » Wed Mar 12, 2008 7:44 am

I'd swear I did.
I think I wrote "anything by George Orwell".
Did I?
My memory must be waning in my old age of not very old at all.
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Postby Moral Minority » Wed Mar 12, 2008 8:07 am

Whatever...

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Postby Aagfed » Wed Mar 12, 2008 8:11 am

"Player Piano" by Kurt Vonnegut

"The Brothers Karamazov" by Fyodor Dostoevsky

"An Appointment in Samarra" by John O'Hara

"One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich" by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

"Night" by Elie Wiesel

"Finnegan's Wake" and
"The Dubliners" by James Joyce

"One Hundred Years of Solitude" by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

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Postby Moral Minority » Wed Mar 12, 2008 8:12 am

I doubt anyone has heard of it but..

'Suspicious Man' by Branislav Nusic.

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Postby thelastpirate » Wed Mar 12, 2008 8:18 am

Moral Minority wrote:I can't believe nobody has mentioned Animal farm yet.


Maybe the reason you cant believe it is thatits not true.

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Postby Aagfed » Wed Mar 12, 2008 8:22 am

thelastpirate wrote:
Moral Minority wrote:I can't believe nobody has mentioned Animal farm yet.


Maybe the reason you cant believe it is thatits not true.


Gassho.
Indeed. I wised up for this thread and read the whole thing. Animal Farm was mentioned in one of the very first posts.
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Postby Moral Minority » Wed Mar 12, 2008 8:23 am

Well excuse me for having a fallible memory.

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Postby thelastpirate » Wed Mar 12, 2008 8:23 am

Moral Minority wrote:Well excuse me for having a fallible memory.


No excuses.

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Postby Moral Minority » Wed Mar 12, 2008 8:27 am

thelastpirate wrote:
Moral Minority wrote:Well excuse me for having a fallible memory.


No excuses.


Whatever,..

coughmemorynazicough

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Postby Mad Willyum Bonney » Wed Mar 12, 2008 8:39 am

Aagfed wrote:"Player Piano" by Kurt Vonnegut

"The Brothers Karamazov" by Fyodor Dostoevsky

"An Appointment in Samarra" by John O'Hara

"One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich" by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

"Night" by Elie Wiesel

"Finnegan's Wake" and
"The Dubliners" by James Joyce

"One Hundred Years of Solitude" by Gabriel Garcia Marquez


Yarr good Aagfed , I remember eating very sparingly after reading that one , argh.
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Postby Pontius Pirate » Wed Mar 12, 2008 11:13 am

Also Sprach Zarathustra - Friedrich Nietzsche

Hyperion - Friedrich Holderlin

Gargantua and Pantagruel - Francois Rabelais

Shakespeare!

Rene - Chateaubriand

The Picture of Dorian Gray, The Importance of Being Earnest, Lady Windermere's Fan... hell, everything that Oscar Wilde wrote.
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Postby Detective TurtleHolmes » Thu Mar 13, 2008 2:27 am

Anything by Edgar Allen Poe.
One upon a midnight dreary...
A flap of the wings yesterday means big changes tomorrow.
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Postby Mad Willyum Bonney » Thu Mar 13, 2008 4:43 am

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Postby pieces o'nine » Thu Mar 13, 2008 6:29 am

Jane Austen: Emma, Pride & Prejudice, Sense & Sensibility
Bram Stoker: Dracula
Mary Shelley: Frankenstein
Art Spiegelman: Maus
Alan Moore: Watchmen
Jules Verne: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
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