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What do readers say about The Bridge On The River Kwai?

a pow camp in ww2

The Bridge on the River Kwai tells the story of three POWs who endure the hell of the Japanese camps on the Burma-Siam railway - Colonel Nicholson, a man prepared to sacrifice his life but not his dignity; Major Warden, a modest hero, saboteur and de... More details on The Bridge On The River Kwai

The insuperable gap between East and West that exists in some eyes is perhaps nothing more than an optical illusion. Perhaps it is only the conventional way of expressing a popular opinion based on in...
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1942: Boldly advancing through Asia, the Japanese need a train route from Burma going north. In a prison camp, British POWs are forced into labor. The bridge they build will become a symbol of service and survival to one prisoner, Colonel Nicholson, ... More details on The Bridge Over the River Kwai

The insuperable gap between East and West that exists in some eyes is perhaps nothing more than an optical illusion. Perhaps it is only the conventional way of expressing a popular opinion based on in...
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Maupassant's experiences in the army during the Anglo-Prussian War provided him with ingredients for some of the finest short stories.He wrote about 300 short stories and six novels.But inspite of his wealth and fame,he was deeply distressed as his p... More details on Best of Guy de Maupassant

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The modern classic that inspired the beloved movie starring Tom Hanks.

Six foot six, 242 pounds, and possessed of a scant IQ of 70, Forrest Gump is the lovable, surprisingly savvy hero of this classic comic tale. His early life may seem inauspicious... More details on Forrest Gump

Let me say this: bein a idiot is no box of chocolates. People laugh, lose patience, treat you shabby. Now they says folks sposed to be kind to the afflicted, but let me tell you—it ain’t always that w...
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The mysterious Griffin arrives at a picturesque English inn during a snowstorm, swaddled in bandages which cover his face and with his eyes hidden behind dark glasses. His odd get-up and irascible behavior intrigue the locals, who believe him to be t... More details on The Invisible Man

The stranger came early in February one wintry day, through a biting wind and a driving snow, the last snowfall of the year, over the down, walking as it seemed from Bramblehurst railway station and ...
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In the aftermath of an atomic war, a new international movement of pacifism has arisen. Multitudes of young men have chosen to curb their aggressive instincts through voluntary amputation - disarmament in its most literal sense.

Those who have underg... More details on Limbo

Town’s a junk yard, just about as I remember it from my last trip (not long before my plane fell apart: 1947?). Deserted except for a few old Afrikanders—they run a small airstrip, a rickety dock, and...
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What do readers say about The Warlock in Spite of Himself?

funny & fun heavy on politics closer to 2. 5 clunky

Rod Gallowglass is a man of science who does not believe in magic. ** Gramarye is a world of witches and warlocks. Of strange abilities and phenomena. A world where society mirrors Earth's own Middle Ages, and a world headed for doom. ** Rod Gallowgl... More details on The Warlock in Spite of Himself

At a hundred feet altitude it paused, then snapped to the surface—but only to the surface. No fireworks, no crater—nothing more drastic than crushed grass. Its surface was scarred and pitted, blackene...
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A scavenger robot wanders in the wasteland created by a war that has destroyed humanity in this evocative post-apocalyptic "robot western" from the critically acclaimed author, screenwriter, and noted film critic.

It's been thirty years since the ap... More details on Sea of Rust

In 1959, fishermen off the Galápagos Islands thought it would be a good idea to set three goats free to breed so they could hunt goat when their meat supplies ran low. In the history of stupid ideas, ...
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"In science fiction there is only a handful of books that stretch the mind-and this is one of them."-Arthur C. Clarke

In a moving story of sacrifice and triumph, human scientists establish a relationship with intelligent lifeforms-the cheela-living ... More details on Dragon's Egg

Buu lay in his leafy arbor nest and looked up at the stars in the dark sky. The hairy young humanoid should have been asleep, but his curiosity kept him awake. A half-million years in the future that ...
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What do readers say about Gagner la guerre?

fantasy probably the best books I have ever read

Au bout de dix heures de combat, quand j'ai vu la flotte du Chah flamber d'un bout a l'autre de l'horizon, je me suis dit : <>Sous le commandement de mon patron, le podestat Leonide Ducatore, les galeres de la Republique de Ciudalia venaient d'ecrase... More details on Gagner la guerre

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