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by romana
May 7th, 2010, 5:06 am
Forum: Books
Topic: Bestsellers that don't live up to the hype
Replies: 29
Views: 5595

Re: Bestsellers that don't live up to the hype

Joining those who dislike the Da Vinci Code . Couldn't stand that book. Since I used to live in Milan, it drove me crazy that he wrote that the Cenacolo is at the outskirts of Milan, when it's smack dab in the center of the city. Fairly easy to check. I live in Rome, so many people were telling me I...
by romana
May 7th, 2010, 4:43 am
Forum: Books
Topic: Jane Austen
Replies: 7
Views: 1638

Re: Jane Austen

Glad to hear you started reading Austen - she's one of my favorites. Actually, since I love 19th century literature, I'm actually a big fan of telling rather than showing (I know, I'm out of step) and I sometimes get frustrated with modern books that seem more like I'm reading a movie or television ...
by romana
May 5th, 2010, 7:10 am
Forum: Queries
Topic: Query: VALENTINE, New Revision & stuff
Replies: 33
Views: 5239

Re: Query: VALENTINE, New Revision & stuff

Hi rainbowsheeps. I’m a newbie, so I’m not sure how helpful my advice can be. Nevertheless, I followed the thread and liked your initial query, although I found it confusing. The revision work you have done up until now has sharpened the query substantially. Of the two options, I prefer the first. I...