I cannot believe I am going to read an Ian McEwan book!
I know it is quite bad of me to judge a book based upon a movie, but the truth is that if I see a movie based on a book and I find the movie completely uninspiring and uninteresting it does not exactly make me want to go out and get the book.
So I was suckered into seeing Atonement because Kira Knightly is my girl, and in spite of her, I found the movie to be quite god awful and well if she wasn't in it, than
For one of my classes I have to read this book called The History of Love, and there is just something about it, that I cannot really nail down how I feel about it.
I cannot honestly say that I hate the book though more and more I find it a chore to have to read rather than looking forward to doing so. While it is not truly boring pre sea it does not draw me in or captivate me, or really capture my interest all that much.
It seems like the kind of story that I should
Yes I have aquired some new books, because that is the one thing I clearly do not have enough of yet.
The House of Spirits ~ Isabel Allende
The God of Small Things ~ Arundhati Roy
The Nonexistent Knight
The Cloven Viscount
Steppenwolf ~ Hermann Hesse
The Journeyer ~ Gary Jennings
Lady Chatterley's Lover ~ D.H. Lawrence
Notes From the Underground
These are the first paragraphs in the story "The Fly" By George Langelann. By the way the story much better than the ridiculous moive they made from it.
Telephones and telephone bells have always made me uneasy. Years ago when they were mostly fixtures, I disliked them, but nowadays, when they are planted, in every nook and corner, they are a downright intrusion. We have a saying in France that a coalman is master in his own house; with the telephone that is no longer true,
I am currently read Fathers and Sons right now, and well I am nearly done with it. It is a good book but I absolutely cannot stand Bazarov.
I just want to wring his arrogant, pompous, spoiled, whinny, full of himself little neck.
He is completely insufferable.
First he thinks he is Mr. Superior and that he is the only one who knows anything and looks down on everyone and thinks everyone else are all idiots. And anyone who does not agree with him is