A short note about The Kite Runner

the kite runnerHave you read this novel by an Afghan author Khaled Hosseini? If you haven’t, I would recommend you to read it; because it is really worth reading.

But let me tell you what I liked about it.

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El olvido que seremos

El olvido que seremosMe acabo de terminar mi primer libro de un autor latinoamericano, en este caso colombiano: Héctor Abad Faciolince, y me gustaría compartir con vosotros la impresión que me ha producido la lectura y las sensaciones que me llevo de esta novela.

Кроме того, поделюсь небольшой подборкой слов, на которые я обратила внимание в связи с их отличием от европейского («кастильского») варианта испанского языка.

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Another Book Review — The Confession

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Once again, it is time for me to practice some English, and I decided to do it just as I did a couple of weeks ago in the post about a wonderful Spanish novel by José Luis Sampedro.

Today I want to tell you about THE CONFESSION, a legal thriller by John Grisham, which dwells on the burning issue of capital punishment in the US. It’s a story that illustrates the way the American legal system works and the way it reacts when one tries to stop a wrongful execution.

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