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    The first Batman by Tim Burton, The Dark Knight,...

    The first Batman by Tim Burton, The Dark Knight, and my favorite: Oldboy, based on a manga.
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    "we're not so different, you and I" when said by...

    "we're not so different, you and I" when said by a villain.
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    I've been there. Very addictive indeed.:thumbsup:

    I've been there. Very addictive indeed.:thumbsup:
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    Seanyboy, I absolutely agree with jeanesmith...

    Seanyboy,

    I absolutely agree with jeanesmith and myrna. Plus, as a general rule, you should master the original language of the text you're writing about. So, unless you know Russian (or unless...
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    They are different people. The Indians are the...

    They are different people. The Indians are the indigenous people of the area, not related with the Arabs – who, in turn, are not related with the gypsies (so far I can remember).
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    Must it be a serious/horror work? If not, I’d suggest a “surreal and darkly humorous odyssey” (as the reviewer at Amazon called it) by Paul Féval, Vampire City (1867). I consider it a classic.
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    Happy Birthday, Niamh! Lovely interview. :)

    Happy Birthday, Niamh! Lovely interview. :)
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    Thanks, everyone! These cakes seem delicious....

    Thanks, everyone! These cakes seem delicious. :banana:

    Papaya,
    There are exceptions, I admit. :p

    Virgil,
    Sorry, I’m not him, but thank you for the birthday song, it has such beautiful...
  9. Thread: Demons.

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    I bet you’ll enjoy Jules Michelet’s “The Sorceress: Satanism and Witchcraft”.

    (I just discovered that, despite the fact it is a non-fiction book, someone made an anime based on it, which now I’m...
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    My Master's dissertation was on adaptation, but...

    My Master's dissertation was on adaptation, but it's going to take a while till someone translates it into English. :rolleyes:

    On theory and criticism I strongly recommend "Film Adaptation" by...
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    On Middle Ages: The Sorceress and Joan of Arc...

    On Middle Ages:
    The Sorceress and Joan of Arc by Jules Michelet; quite dated but superbly written.
    George Duby’s The Age of the Cathedrals, on art and society between the Xth and XVth centuries.
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    I’m having a similar experience, which seems a good excuse to paste the Bad Writing Contest link: http://www.denisdutton.com/bad_writing.htm
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    The protagonist of Novalis’ incomplete novel Heinrich von Ofterdingen dreams about a blue flower at the beginning of the novel (if I can remember it well). That flower became a key symbol to the...
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    The invisibility ring in Chrétien de Troyes' Yvain, for instance. =)

    There are some magical rings in Orlando Furioso by Ludovico Ariosto, but since I haven't finished it yet I can't say how many. ...
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    I second that. Great book. I'd also suggest...

    I second that. Great book.

    I'd also suggest the play Ondine by Jean Giraudoux. It was the first book I read in French.

    Le Livre du Graal (edited by Gallimard) is an annotated bilingual...
  16. Alejandra from Ernesto Sabato's On Heroes and...

    Alejandra from Ernesto Sabato's On Heroes and Tombs. Definitely.
    Maria, from his short novel The Tunnel, somewhat qualifies too.

    Edit: Darn! Morgana, of course. Notably in Steinbeck's version of...
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    Amazing! :lol: Well, here's the trailer of...

    Amazing! :lol:


    Well, here's the trailer of Shakma:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D2tnp4QCKtk
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    Yeah, I agree. And thank you, jinjang, for...

    Yeah, I agree.

    And thank you, jinjang, for share these beautiful poems. I think it's the first time I’ve read Korean poetry.
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    Hello, margarita, hope you're doing well! hi...

    Hello, margarita, hope you're doing well!

    hi lennonteacher! I think you're the first litneter from Jamaica I've seen here. Hope you enjoy Litnet. :)
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    Surrealist movie The fall of the House of Usher...

    Surrealist movie The fall of the House of Usher (directed by Jean Epstein) is my favorite. I love the way the film blends Usher's story with Poe's Oval Portrait. Photography is great too -- haunting,...
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    Yeah, great book. I’m not a big fan of most of Bradbury’s work, but I love this one dearly.
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    I don't know if these are somewhat similiar to the books you have finished, but since you are also looking for any short story books with interesting themes, I'd recommend "Fantastic Tales: Visionary...
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    Maybe The Invention of Morel by Bioy Casares. ...

    Maybe The Invention of Morel by Bioy Casares.

    From Amazon: "The Island of Doctor Moreau inspired this 1940 novella. Set on a mysterious island, The Invention of Morel is a story of suspense and...
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    I just found these, by Glauco Matoso, about...

    I just found these, by Glauco Matoso, about soccer:

    http://www.roteirosonline.com.br/futebol.htm

    Edit: and here's an English translation of a greek poem that celebrates the Olympic Games:
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    If you are fine with listening to music in...

    If you are fine with listening to music in Portuguese, I’d recommend Portuguese band Madredeus and Brazilian composer/singer Marisa Monte.
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