Good books, and disappointments

These days there are comments on (at least) 2 blogposts about the best/worst books on Norwegian book blogs.

At Beate everything is about the good books: write a list of the 5 best books you’ve read: I wrote a list and was happy that it was ok to skip books that other people had mentioned. It made things a little easier…

My list of literary favorites:
Galapagos / Kurt Vonnegut
The Gone-Away World / Nick Harkaway
Dalen Portland / Kjarstan Fløgstad (not translated into English)
Hunger / Knut Hamsun
The Dispossessed / Ursula K. Le Guin

At Elins’ “Av en annen verden” its all about the bad books: 5 bad books. Another hard task.

My list of literary disappointments:
The alchemist / Paulo Coelho
Lord of the Flies / William Golding
The Da Vinci Code / Dan Brown
The shadow of the wind / Carlos Ruiz Zafón
Ute av verden / Karl Ove Knausgård (not translated into English)

Do you have an opinion about best and worst books? Comments are welcome.

About mostraum

Librarian, reader, atheist, blogger, golfer, lesbian, geek.

Posted on March 21, 2010, in Literature/Books and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. Comments Off on Good books, and disappointments.

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