The golden notebook

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Anna is a writer, author of one very successful novel, who now keeps four notebooks. In one, with a black cover, she reviews the African experience of her earlier years. In a red one she records her political life, her disillusionment with ...Continua
Ha scritto il 16/10/08
oh africa
a bit hard going in the beginning, but oh so worth the effort. A truly beautiful book - amazing writing style, you travel far ...
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Ha scritto il 15/10/08
Hard work, but worth it...
"Everything was cracking up... we live in a fast-fragmenting culture...Any kind of singlemindedness, narrowness, obsession was bound to lead to mental disorder, if not madness. (This may be observed most easily in religion and politics.)" D.
Ha scritto il 14/10/08
1. to be frankly i won't have picked down the book if i knew it is a 600 pages novel before ordering.2. can't say i really love it. can't say it's not good either. not bcoz it's lessing. but just bcoz this kind is not my cup of tea.3. the structure
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Ha scritto il Nov 09, 2010, 13:18
Being happy is a lie, it's a habit of happiness from moments like these during the last four years.
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Ha scritto il Nov 09, 2010, 13:15
Time is the river on which the leaves of our thoughts are carried into oblivion (...) Art is the mirror of our betrayed ideals
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Ha scritto il Nov 09, 2010, 13:15
I walked home and reality touched me with her white wings
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Ha scritto il Oct 14, 2008, 15:32
.....If you're not careful you're going to come out of it like a processed pea, just like everyone else.' 'Yes, i know,' said the thirteen-year-old, smiling. The smile said: i know you hate all that, but why should I?'
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Ha scritto il Oct 14, 2008, 15:31
I am a person who continually destroys the possiblities of a future because of the numbers of alternative viewpoints I can focus on the present.
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