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Monday, March 08, 2004
What Books Have Influenced Your Life? 
Ryuu sent me this interesting discussion, and I'd thought it'd be great if we could all talk about it too.

I'm not exactly well read, nor do I have the luxury of owning limitless plastic money that goes swish to pay for binded pieces of wood-product as I sweep them off bookshelves ;) as am, yes, a starving (heh!) undergraduate surviving on instant noodles everytime there appears a need for personal necessities, which, er. includes. er. stuff; but (am finally getting to the point) I do have a list of literature (other than the obvious ones ie. The Bible, Enid Blytons, Peter Rabbit, atlases, encyclopedias, etc) that has somewhat influenced my tender twenty-one years of existance.

George Orwell - Animal Farm, 1984
Sue Townsend - The Adrian Mole Series
Laura Ingalls - The Little House Series
Louisa May Alcott - Little Women
JD Salinger - The Catcher in the Rye
Charles Dickens - David Copperfield, Great Expectations, The Pickwick Papers, Our Mutual Friend
Mark Twain -The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Han Suyin - The Many Splendoured Thing, ..And The Rain My Drink, Two Lovers, The Crippled Tree
Josh McDowell - Evidence That Demands A Verdict
Jostein Gaarder - Sophie's World
Biographies - Elizabeth Blackwell, Gandhi, Nelson Mandela

What were the books that influenced your life?

graceshu  # 9:30 PM
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