Favourite Book?

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  1. sarkwalvein

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    Good taste, comrade!
     
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    I was going for some serious sarcasm hahah, i see i failed. But it is a good book, interesting themes
     
  3. sarkwalvein

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    To be honest, I think it is among the ones I enjoy the most, no lying about it.
    I think many people can't enjoy it for some reason. I guess?
     
  4. fiis

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    I think people get turned off because it is not an easy read. It does take some energy and effort.
     
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    The Dark Tower series so far
     
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    Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas - HST
     
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    I adored Romance of the Three Kingdoms, once I finally finished it. Heck of a long read and not for everybody though, as it tends to be repetitive. It certainly schooled me with regards to Dynasty Warriors games, though :P
     
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    All the Harry Potter books. I love all the Harry Potter books and movies. I could never pick only one as a favorite, they are all so good.
     
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    Effort? I went through it like water.
    However in the end I still didn't like it because of several reasons.

    First reason is that I felt like the scenario was just too much of an excuse to showcase the world. And I mean, that's better than mere descriptions of course, but it was still a disappointment at the end. I was expecting to have scenario and descriptions at the beginning, then more scenario than descriptions at the end once I got enough background, but no, scenario was alwsays nothing more than an excuse to go through all the layers of the world.

    Second reason in spoiler, for people who didn't read it.
    Warning: Spoilers inside!

    Then again, in terms of ideas vehiculated, that was a good book of course.
     
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    Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep. Absolute classic! Not worse or better than Blade Runner, I think they're both awesome!
     
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    House of Suns or maybe Revelation Space by Alastair Reynolds. Speculative, hard science fiction mixed with space opera. I can't stand any more fantasy.
     
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    Secret and Alchemist!
     
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    The Devotion of Suspect X
     
  14. evo-brut3

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    Recently I felt in love with Murakami's books, I feel like they're meant to be read by me, although I wouldn't encourage any of my friends to read them, mainly beacuse of the specific intimacy and the way in which the author describes sexuality.
    My favourite one for now is 'Kafka on the Shore'.
     
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    I got the same impression, I mean to read Murakami books for a while now, especially "The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle". The "David Lynch in book form" reputation he's got makes it sound like I am going to love his books.
     
  16. evo-brut3

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    I didn't know that he has this kind of reputation and I don't know really know David Lynch's movies. But thank you, I'll check them. As for now I read 1Q94 and I enjoy it, but I don't feel this specific mood in it, maybe because I didn't have much time to just sit and simply read, instead I was reading while driving a bus or in a queue.
     
  17. drvipej

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    Any Stephen King books
     
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    Pride and Prejudice.
     
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    Right now? The Legion of Nothing.
     
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    Blue Resonance of the Memory
    Masters of Doom,The Ultimate History of Video Games, Game Over (David Sheff)
     
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