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CollectionsRead in 2013 (38), Read in 2012 (47), Read in 2011 (43), Read before 2008 (168), Read in 2008 (46), Read in 2009 (51), Read in 2010 (52), Your library (465), Wishlist (151), To read (60), Favorites (28), All collections (666)

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TagsDrama (70), Classic (54), romance (49), drama (30), classic (26), thriller (16), Histroy Fiction (14), fantasy (12), YA (11), love (11) — see all tags

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About meI have been a bookworm since I have memory.
My life wouldn't have sense without a book on my bedside table!
So, I work, work, work and I look forward to being on my sofa every night to enjoy a couple of hours reading.

About my libraryIf you spend a bit of your time searching through my list, you'll see that I love classics. I love the drama, the repressed feelings hidden behind all those correct and formal long sentences and the atmosphere of another times. I love heroines and happy endings (even though some of them carry really depressing messages). Anyway, they comfort me, I know I won't be disappointed when I pick one.
Then, you'll find some "experiments", some went right, others went wrong, but somehow, each of them contributed to my daily life, making it easier, funnier and giving me something different each time.
And then, I have my gems, books I didn't expect to enjoy and that really surprised me.
They are all there...hope you find something you may like!

Best books before 2008:

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
Les Misérables by Victor Hugo
I know this much is true by Wally Lamb
I capture the castle by Dodie Smith
An equal music by Vikram Seth
The remains of the day by Kazuo Ishiguro
Never let me go by Kazuo Ishiguro
The moonlit cage by Linda Holeman
Soul and Body by Frank Conroy
The secret life of bees by Sue Monk Kidd

Best books 2008:

Fall on your knees by Ann-Marie MacDonald
Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes
The kite runner by Khaled Hosseini
Silk by Alessandro Baricco
Far from the madding crowd by Thomas Hardy
Villette by Charlotte Brontë
Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton
Dominique by Eugène Fromentin

Best books 2009:

Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier
The power of one by Bryce Courtenay
The tenderness of wolves by Stef Penney
Women in love by D.H. Lawrence
Lady Chatterley's lover by D.H. Lawrence
The way the crow flies by Ann-Marie MacDonald
Nana by Émile Zola
The tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Brontë
Tess of the D'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy

Best books in 2010:

Tandia by Bryce Courtenay
FUP by Jim Dodge
The Outcast by Sadie Jones
Love virtually by Daniel Glattauer
The book thief by Markus Zusak
The professor by Charlotte Brontë
The fall of the giants by Kent Follet
One day by David Nicholls

Best books in 2011:

No name by Wilkie Collins
Best poems of the Brontë Sisters
The king's General by Daphne Du Maurier
Mrs Zant and the ghost by Wilkie Collins
84 Charing Cross by Helen Hanff
The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield
The hidden heart of Emily Hudson by Melissa Jones
Indiscretion by Jude Morgan
The taste of sorrow by Jude Morgan
Margarettown by Gabrielle Zevin
Noctures by Kashuro Ishiguro
Remarkable creatures by Tracy Chevalier

Best books in 2012:

I am the messenger by Markus Zusak
The short stories by D.H. Lawrence
Primavera, estiu etc by Marta Rojals
Into the wild by Jon Krakauer
Pereira declares by Antonio Tabucchi
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
The Guernsey literary and potato peel pie society by Mary Ann Shaffer&Annie Barrows.
Lost paradise by Cees Noteboom
Stoner by John Williams
Mary Barton by Elizabeth Gaskell
Gabriel's inferno by Sylvain Reynard (better than Fifty Shades!!)
Small Wars by Sadie Jones
Amy & Isabelle by Elizabeth Strout
H.W. Longfellow Poems, Dover Thrift Edition.

Groups50 Book Challenge, 75 Books Challenge for 2010, Refugees, Reviews of Early Reviewers Books, What Are You Reading Now?

Favorite authorsCharlotte Brontë, Wally Lamb, D. H. Lawrence, Ann-Marie MacDonald, Daphne du Maurier (Shared favorites)

Membership LibraryThing Early Reviewers/Member Giveaway

Real nameDolors

LocationSpain

Account typepublic, lifetime

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Member sinceOct 24, 2010

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