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Hipster Slut 14/09/29(Mon)20:38 No. 17315 [Reply]
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Need some good books to read, could be new or old, fiction, non-fiction, whatever, just a book I won't be able to put down until I'm finished.


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Hipster Slut 14/10/03(Fri)04:08 No. 17324

I suggest Artemis Fowl. It may seem a bit childish, but its pretty good


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Hipster Slut 14/10/07(Tue)08:48 No. 17326
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Out of the Silent Planet by C S Lewis is a good place to start. It is the beginning of a trilogy, with Perelandra and That Hideous Strength.


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Hipster Slut 14/10/07(Tue)09:12 No. 17327

If you like good hard scifi that's not too inaccessible in the language department try Ring by Stephen Baxter. Pretty much anything in the Xeelee sequence is fantastic. Vacuum Diagrams is a great place to start if you just like a collection of short stories.




Hipster Slut 15/09/23(Wed)15:27 No. 17482 [Reply]
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Hipster Slut 15/10/08(Thu)18:34 No. 17488

The sword handle on the cover is shaped like a phallus. Pretty gay.


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Hipster Slut 16/02/09(Tue)14:25 No. 17533
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>>17488

Penis.




slavery in ancient greece awdaw 14/11/02(Sun)19:25 No. 17348 [Reply]
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Hey,can someone upload studies about slavery in ancient Greece?




Wang du lu books lordmisery 14/10/07(Tue)01:20 No. 17325 [Reply]
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Ey, guys, any of you have the Crane Iron Pentalogy from Wang du lu ???

Crane Frightens KunLun
Precious Sword, Golden Hairpin
Sword Spirit, Pearl Light
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Iron Knight, Silver Vase

i´ll be so thankful to you, :D




Echo Company Hipster Slut 14/09/21(Sun)22:05 No. 17305 [Reply]
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Hey /lit/ , I am about to start reading the Echo Company series.

Can you recommend any other Vietnam war fiction books?


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Hipster Slut 14/10/01(Wed)10:59 No. 17321
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Hipster Slut 14/05/13(Tue)06:11 No. 17169 [Reply]
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Any place I can read or download Meineck's translation? For free, obviously.




Just a female passing along 13/10/24(Thu)03:02 No. 17027 [Reply]
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Thoughts on Edgar Allan Poe? He's one of my favorite authors.


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Hipster Slut 13/10/24(Thu)03:17 No. 17028
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He's hardcore




Neurmoancer /William Gibson/ PDF pl? Hipster Slut 15/01/14(Wed)20:57 No. 17387 [Reply]
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Is here anyone who has polish version of Gibson's Neuromancer?




Tomorrow's Eve Hipster Slut 14/02/15(Sat)11:14 No. 17112 [Reply]
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The novel is rather difficult to summarize, as several critics have noted (Bellour, Gerould, Hustvedt), since a large portion of it is devoted to the philosophical musings of Edison and the philosophical dialogues of Edison and Ewald on the nature of beauty, love, the soul, and being. As for what happens, the novel centers around the so-called "Wizard of Menlo Park," Thomas Alva Edison, (8) and his young friend and one-time benefactor Lord Celian Ewald. Ewald had once upon a time given Edison some money to fund a project, a gift for which Edison remains grateful. Ewald, however, has come to say farewell to Edison. He is about to blow his brains out because he has met the Ideal beauty, Alicia Clary. The problem for Ewald is that, while he finds Clary heart-wrenchingly beautiful and utterly irresistible, he finds her personality (and/or "soul") irredeemably corrupted by materialism, positivism, and above all "Reason." If only Alicia Clary existed without her present soul, he could continue to live. Upon hearing Ewald's tale, Edison makes him an offer. If Ewald will forestall killing himself for three weeks, Edison vows that he will present to Ewald a mechanical replica of Clary (which he calls an "android" and, occasionally, an automaton"), (9) indistinguishable from the "original," but without her troublesome personality. (10) Edison had already constructed the android, but he will now engage in the process of making android, named Hadaly Habal, into a copy of Alicia Clary. True to his word, Edison presents the new Alicia, "Tomorrow's Eve" (98) and fools him in the process.




Hipster Slut 16/05/02(Mon)01:03 No. 17563 [Reply]
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What are your thoughts on The Fall by Albert Camus?

Here are some resources on it I would like to share with you:

- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZQCsSuj3LgA (rare BBC documentary)
- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fYuEwEhOzRs (a lecture about The Plague and The Fall. He starts talking about The Fall about halfway through.)
- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b7UiShv7a8A (continuation of the previous lecture, entirely dedicated to The Fall.)




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