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Before I Go To Sleep by S J Watson
Before I Go To Sleep by S J Watson
I bought this booked based on a couple of reviews, but did not know exactly what to expect.
I love thrillers, but above all I love good characters and good writing - and this book has it all. The story is very unique and interesting but, mostly, I was amazed how the the psychological pressure kept increasing until it got to a point where I was almost afraid of turning the next page!
I loved it to the very last page and was not disappointed at the end.
Grease [DVD] [1978] <b>DVD</b> ~ John Travolta
Grease [DVD] [1978] DVD ~ John Travolta
I watched this again and again as a teenager. There's so many memories, such flashbacks... I just have to love it! (my review would be *way* different if I was watching this for the first time!)

My daughter's (9 y.o) comment may be better than mine:
"She was such a nice, friendly, well behaved girl at the beginning of the movie- why did she have to start smoking and dress awfully to feel happier ? Also, don't you tell us to be proud of who we are, and that we do not have to act differently just to please the crowd ?"
I did have a hard time explaining her how could I like such movie (I blamed it on the "nice singing")

So, beware: enjoy it again… Read more
The Great Gatsby [film tie-in] by F. Scott Fitzgerald
The Great Gatsby [film tie-in] by F. Scott Fitzgerald
I read this book as a teenager and it impressed me a lot.
After 20 years, I could remember the "atmosphere" of the book but not so much the plot. I re-read it now, this time the original version (previously I read a translation) - my expectations were very high, and, objectively, it was all there.
I highly recommend it, characters are superb, the atmosphere overflows the book (it's a classic, F. Scott Fitzerald - how could I not recommend it ?).
However, since this was a re-read, and having read several other F. Scott Fizgerald stories in the meanwhile, with all the recent hearing movie/book discussions, there was little element of surprise for me, which ruined it a… Read more

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