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    which book do you like best?tell us which name and why you like it very much?
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    Playboy Annual 2011 and I like it very much because it's full of porn.
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    The Final Testament.
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    Therese Raquin, for its pure ingenuity!
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    lucy sullivan is getting married by marian keyes

    the best chick lit book ive read :adore:

    abosolutely loved that book so much...i so need to get back to reading again :|
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    Picture books
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    A series of unfortunate events
    Just amazing
    very clever story.
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    Gosh, there are so many................

    It's hard to pick just one.

    Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte. :adore:

    Memoirs of Geisha by Arthur Golden. :love:
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    Fight Club.
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    (Original post by lonely14)
    Gosh, there are so many................

    It's hard to pick just one.

    [B]Jane Eyre[/B] by Charlotte Bronte. :adore:

    Memoirs of Geisha by Arthur Golden. :love:

    Am I the only person who hated this? Strong feminist woman ends up with a **** who she knows is a rapist?
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    (Original post by wtfCharlie)
    Am I the only person who hated this? Strong feminist woman ends up with a **** who she knows is a rapist?
    How come Mr. Rochester was a rapist? :curious:

    The times were different than (a male dominated society). To Victorian standards, Jane portrays herself as highly moralistic and a decisive woman. :adore:
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    (Original post by lonely14)
    How come Mr. Rochester was a rapist? :curious:

    The times were different than (a male dominated society). To Victorian standards, Jane portrays herself as highly moralistic and a decisive woman. :adore:
    He rapes his first wife. I don't know where it is in there, but it's something along the lines of her being so insane he had to force the consummation?


    EDIT: Also, found thia online. "Driven by passion and determined to have his way, Rochester implicitly threatens to rape her if she does not agree to his proposal:

    "Jane! will you hear reason?" (he stooped and approached his lips to my ear) "because, if you won't, I'll try violence." His voice was hoarse; his look that of a man who is just about to burst an insufferable bond and plunge headlong into wild license "
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    The Mr Men
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    How To Be Topp. Unbeatably wonderful. :love:
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    (Original post by wtfCharlie)
    He rapes his first wife. I don't know where it is in there, but it's something along the lines of her being so insane he had to force the consummation?


    EDIT: Also, found thia online. "Driven by passion and determined to have his way, Rochester implicitly threatens to rape her if she does not agree to his proposal:

    "Jane! will you hear reason?" (he stooped and approached his lips to my ear) "because, if you won't, I'll try violence." His voice was hoarse; his look that of a man who is just about to burst an insufferable bond and plunge headlong into wild license "
    He did not rape his wife, he was tricked into marrying her and when he found out that Bertha was mentally disable, he took care of her and appointed Grace to look after her. There is no mention of him consummating the marriage. (quotes would help.)


    Again, it's not completely implicit whether Rochester wanted to rape Jane, it totally depends on the interpretation of his dialogue. Violence does not necessarily suggest rape.

    I'm not defending Rochester here, (he was a coarse and an aggressive man - a man of low morals, but in the end he does learn his lesson)

    but I'm defending Jane and her ability to control her temptations and see her love in the light of her morals. That's what makes her one of my favourite characters.
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    Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach
    I like it when theres pictures in the book especially when im reading something about science/anatomy any educational books.
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    The Portrait of Dorian Gray, by Oscar Wilde
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    Lightens the mood!
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    Private Peaceful by Michael Morpurgo
    that book always gets to me
 
 
 
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