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Your favorite books

What are some of your favorite books in your native language? Please up vote to join :) ( you don't really haft to though, but it would be nice :)

April 28, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/68dustin

Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings, and The Hobbit, prequel book also by him.

April 28, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jthom777

hey if you like it so much, you need to upvote the Duolingo Elvish course! in the discussions

April 28, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/68dustin

Yup, I'm doing just that!

May 1, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RCCoughlin

yeeeeehhaaaaaaa

April 28, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MelvilQ

German: Michael Ende - Die unendliche Geschichte

April 28, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/bexie-kun

I haven't had the chance to read Lord of The Rings or Harry Potter books and I defenatly am not gonna watch the movie until after I have read the books

April 28, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Aria487

I'm excluding all the old literary works of Persian language, like Hafez sonnets, because I can't only name one or two of them!
قصه های مجید
The Tales of Madjid by Houshang Moradi Kermani was the first heavy book I ever read, and I'm in love with it! It's a collection of short stories, centered around an orphan called Majid, but the book is the opposite of sad, it's quite funny, and it was meant to be that way.
قلندر و قلعه
The Mendicant And The Fort by Yahyaa Yasrebi, which tells the story of "The Meteorite of Religion" Yahya Sohravardi, is quite touching and emotional, I love it.

I'll be here all night if I keep listing books, so, I'll cut it here!


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April 28, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/TheEeveeLord

Well, my favorite book was translated into English from Japanese so I guess I can't count that...

My favorite native language (English) book is probably Of Dice and Men: The Story of Dungeons & Dragons and the People who Play it by David M. Ewalt. It's very interesting if you're into D&D at all.

April 28, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MasterZsword

I'm pretty curious on what your favorite book is that is originally Japanese... ^ ^

April 28, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/TheEeveeLord

Sword Art Online Vol. 1: Aincrad. Fantastic book. Hope that one day I'm able to read it in the original Japanese, but I'm unfortunately not at that level yet.

April 29, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Burnthomdi

Do you mean of mice and men or are you talking about a different book?

April 28, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/TheEeveeLord

No, notice the subtitle. The title is a pun.

April 29, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jaw1605

One of my favourite books is called Holes (by Louis Sachar). I don't know what it is about it but it's just a great read.

April 28, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Strangler142

The Merlin series.

April 28, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RCCoughlin

maybe harry potter, star wars, lotr (lord of the rings), liminy snickets, hobbit is my all time favorite though!!!!

April 28, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Burnthomdi

One of my favorites is the giver

April 28, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/maesterlewin

like alot of others its got to be harry potter and the tolkien books.Lord of the rings is just brilliant

April 28, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Burnthomdi

Have you ever read the chronicles of Narnia?

April 28, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Myah061

I upvoted! and my favorite, finding serindipty! It's a great book!

April 28, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/bexie-kun

you don't want me to get started on books lol I go to the library every week if I could I would live there. I don't have a fav book cuz there are like 53 or 52 I cant remember but after 5 years I have a fav author witch is Sarah J Maas

April 28, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MasterZsword

My favorite books are:

Incarceron

Ascendance Trilogy

East of Eden

Song of Solomon

The Great Gatsby

Madame Bovary (originally French, so I don't know if this counts...)

Atherton series

The Wall and the Wing

The Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

(I love your profile picture, by the way!)

April 28, 2017

[deactivated user]

    Ooh, The Great Gatsby! I have to get around to reading that sometime! Right now I'm reading The Idiot. My favorite book has probably got to be... The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie. It's a murder mystery by Alan Bradley. It's really good.

    April 28, 2017

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MasterZsword

    I'll have to check out that mystery book! The author sounds vaguely familiar...

    You should definitely read The Great Gatsby. You'll probably hate all of the characters, but the plot is amazing!

    April 28, 2017

    [deactivated user]

      Sounds really neat! My younger sister is reading it, and she really likes it. I love a good plot. ;D

      April 28, 2017

      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Espiraden

      Oh, wow. This is hard XD

      I guess i'd have to say... The Percy Jackson / Heros of Olympus series by Rick Riordan.
      I also like 'To kill a mockingbird' by Harper Lee.

      April 28, 2017

      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Burnthomdi

      Another one of mine is NERDS, it's a story about kid spies that use their nerdy strengths to save the world.

      April 28, 2017

      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/bexie-kun

      lol sounds like I might read it :D

      May 1, 2017

      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/knudvaneeden

      In the English language: Jack Vance, the grand master of science fiction. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_Vance

      April 30, 2017

      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/animelover0207

      I LOVE HARRY POTTER

      January 24, 2018

      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/animelover0207

      hi

      January 24, 2018
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