Wednesday, February 15, 2012

books

I sincerely don't know why i'm doing this. Anyway, here it is nevertheless:

01 – Best book you read last year- Shantaram by Roberts

02 – A book that you’ve read more than 3 times - Wuthering Heights by Bronte

03 – Your favorite series- LOTR by Tolkien

04 – Favorite book of your favorite series- The Fellowship of the Ring

05 – A book that makes you happy - Happy?

06 – A book that makes you sad- The Winner Stands Alone by Coelho

07 – Most underrated author - If it's not so much as underrated as not having received the deserved attention, then i'd say Yann Martel

08 – Most overrated author - Dan Brown, Chetan Bhagat

09 – A book you thought you wouldn’t like but ended up loving - (Edited on Feb 21, 2012) - The God of Small Things by Roy.

10 – Favorite classic book - Great Expectations by Dickens

11 – A book you hated - Foucault's Pendulum by Eco

12 – A book you used to like but don’t anymore - The Alchemist by Coelho

13 – Your favorite writer - Tough question. Lately, Julian Barnes

14 – Favorite book of your favorite writer: ?

15 – Favorite male character: Ka in Snow by Pamuk

16 – Favorite female character- Dagny Taggart in Atlas Shrugged by Rand

17 – Favorite quote from a book- “And those who were dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music." - Friedrich Nietzsche

18 – A book that disappointed you - Sea of Poppies by Ghosh

19 – Favorite book turned into a movie - The Kite Runner by Hosseini

20 – Favorite romance book - Wuthering Heights. (I don't read romance at all, actually)

21 – Favorite book from your childhood - The Secret Seven by Blyton

22 – Favorite book you own - Most books I've read are my personal copies.

23 – A book you wanted to read for a long time but still haven’t - Gone with the Wind (I'm wary)

24 – A book that you wish more people would’ve read - Vertigo by Banker

25 – A character who you can relate to the most - ?

26 – A book that changed your opinion about something - I can't recall

27 – The most surprising plot twist or ending - Snow by Pamuk

28 – Favorite title - Love in the Time of Cholera by Marquez

29 – A book everyone hated but you liked - Three Mistakes of My Life by Bhagat

30 – Your favorite book of all time - Wuthering Heights by Bronte


4 comments:

Born a Maverick said...

The God of Small Things????? !!!!!

Ken said...

I was still reading it when i made this post ..

sidharth parmar said...

I think you should consider statement 23 seriously!!

Ken said...

@ Parmar: I doubt I ll ever come around to reading it. I'm too wary of it given its popularity.