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  1. Sabenankh

    Marguerite Yourcenar

    Do you know this author? On January 22, 1981, Marguerite Yourcenar took her place in literary history when she became first female "immortal" admitted to the French Academy since its founding in 1635. She was an ideal choice--and a much more suitable candidate than the more sensual Colette or...
  2. Sabenankh

    La fille sur le pont (The girl on the bridge)

    Has anyone seen this movie? I did and liked it very much, so much that it made it to the top of my favourite movies list. The main characters are played by Vanessa Paradis ( she is such a talented actress, such a shame that she gave up on it) and by my favourite french actor, Daniel Auteuil(ok...
  3. Sabenankh

    Almost transparent blue

    ALMOST TRANSPARENT BLUE by RYU MURAKAMI( no connection apparently to haruki murakami, other then both being japanese authors and sharing a last name)... well this is the book i bought yesterday and started reading... it's good and also shocking, in fact yes i will have to agree with a review i...
  4. Sabenankh

    Ryūnosuke Akutagawa

    Has anyone read "RASHOMON"? I did and i enjoyed it very much... but still i think i like other japanese authors a bit more MISHIMA, INOUE, YOSHIKAWA, of course MURAKAMI. Can you tell me what you think?
  5. Sabenankh

    New quiz...hope you like it although it may seem childish

    This quiz is inspired by a manga series created by Kaori Yuki (she is the best). It's good try it on! and excuse me if i seem such a kid... i do have more mature sides but i don't believe that our inner child should ever be silenced. So if you decide to try it enjoy! You'll be surprised...
  6. Sabenankh

    Hello everybody!

    Hello! My name is Sabina, I'm 22 and i love reading...i'm really happy to be here and i look forward to many great talks. I like several authors i couldn't really decide which one i like best but some of my favourites are Nina Berberova, Isabel Allende, Marguerite Yourcenar, Mika Waltari, Eiji...
  7. Sabenankh

    Marguerite Duras: The Lover

    I just finished reading "The Lover" by Marguerite Duras and i must say that although i liked the book iI was a bit disappointed by the fact that i realised that the movie had been better, which is usually not the case, the movie rarely exceeds the book but this time the movie succeded where the...
  8. Sabenankh

    Hello! Is anyone really bored?

    I'm really bored!!! Does anyone have any suggestion?