Daily Prompt: Books

Books:

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“Do not read, as children do, to amuse yourself, or like the ambitious, for the purpose of instruction. No, read in order to live.” 
― Gustave Flaubert

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21 comments

  1. shreyapunj · September 14, 2013

    Gone With The Wind and Inferno?
    I like you!

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    • KG · September 14, 2013

      Really? 😉 honestly I liked GWTW a LOT more the other one

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      • shreyapunj · September 14, 2013

        Me too.
        Personally, I felt Inferno was overwhelmingly detailed about Dante’s work. Akin to a history lesson.

        GWTW is a love story and so much more. Which girl has not swooned and dreamt of her own Rhett Butler after all?
        😀

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        • KG · September 14, 2013

          My thoughts exactly and GWTW is more enjoyable when you see the movie after reading the book. Loved the movie too. One of the rare times when a book matches the movie in its appeal

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          • shreyapunj · September 14, 2013

            Yes.
            Unfortunately these times are very rare.
            I fail to understand just how difficult is it to show what has been written without adding unnecessary gimmicks!

            Another movie and book combo i loved was Angels And Demons.

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            • KG · September 14, 2013

              True on both accounts

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  5. acuriousgal · September 14, 2013

    Yes indeed

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  6. westseventhfreelance · September 14, 2013

    A recent reading project: Anna Karenina…. reading is life!!

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