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I bought this the other day - The Broken Bead: Reflections on the Life of Hazrat Fatima (as) by Ayatollah Wahid Khorasani. It's a translation of some of his lectures on Bibi Fatima (as).

^ Every person old enough to understand it should read 1984.

(salam) I just finished reading Al-Muhaddithat: The Women Scholars in Islam 2 days ago.     This book is an adaptation of the Muqaddimah or Preface to Mohammad Akram’s 40-volume biographical diction

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The book that I'm reading is too amazing that I can't mention it here. I'm half way into 1984, I can't be bothered to finish it. I preferred Animal Farm. I'm reading Great Expecations by George Orwell and another book which I can't name...yet!

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The book that I'm reading is too amazing that I can't mention it here. I'm half way into 1984, I can't be bothered to finish it. I preferred Animal Farm. I'm reading Great Expecations by George Orwell and another book which I can't name...yet!

I know what you're reading. Nananananana :shifty:

Don't bother finishing 1984. I was 3/4 of the way through and left it. Animal farm is pretty good though!

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The book that I'm reading is too amazing that I can't mention it here. I'm half way into 1984, I can't be bothered to finish it. I preferred Animal Farm. I'm reading Great Expecations by George Orwell and another book which I can't name...yet!

I have yet to read Animal Farm (can't see myself paying £8 for a really short novel... I'm cheap like that :lol: :blush: ). With 1984, the first two times I picked it up, I couldn't get past the first chapter and it was really tiresome, but a few years later I read it from cover to cover without putting it down. I think you need to be in a certain mood or have a certain mindset to read it. It was like that for me anyway :P Oh and I had to do one of my GCSE essays on Great Expectations. ^_^

I'm gonna try to get my hands on Brand New World, as judging from the comments above, it looks quite interesting!

Back to thread :P : I'm currently re-reading Little Women ( :blush: ) and about to start Peshawar Nights

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The book that I'm reading is too amazing that I can't mention it here. I'm half way into 1984, I can't be bothered to finish it. I preferred Animal Farm. I'm reading Great Expecations by George Orwell and another book which I can't name...yet!

Great Expectations was written by Dickens.

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The book that I'm reading is too amazing that I can't mention it here. I'm half way into 1984, I can't be bothered to finish it. I preferred Animal Farm. I'm reading Great Expecations by George Orwell and another book which I can't name...yet!

Why would you say you're reading an amazing book yet you can't tell us what it is? then mentioning it in this thread is pointless.

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The book that I'm reading is too amazing that I can't mention it here. I'm half way into 1984, I can't be bothered to finish it. I preferred Animal Farm. I'm reading Great Expecations by George Orwell and another book which I can't name...yet!

Why not? :unsure:

I'm gonna try to get my hands on Brand New World, as judging from the comments above, it looks quite interesting!

It's Brave New World.

I have yet to read Animal Farm (can't see myself paying £8 for a really short novel... I'm cheap like that :lol: :blush: ).

You can get Animal Farm for free on the internet. There are also cheap prints out there if you can find them.The one I got was priced £1.30

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Why would you say you're reading an amazing book yet you can't tell us what it is? then mentioning it in this thread is pointless.

She's reading a biography of Imam Khomeini that slanders and defames him.

She's trying to build up some hype for it before making the announcement public.

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I have just finished Gerrard: My Autobiography by Steven Gerrard

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I started reading The Theory of the Governace of Jurist (Wilayat al-Fiqih) by Mahdi Hadavi Tehrani

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However, I've stopped as it was very complicated and my head started hurting after.

I'm gonna see if Ayatollah Khomeini's (ra) original work on the topic is any better (I'm sure it would have been logical to start with that instead).

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Why not? :unsure:

It's Brave New World.

You can get Animal Farm for free on the internet. There are also cheap prints out there if you can find them.The one I got was priced £1.30

Well that was embarrassing.. :blush: And I can't even edit my post... :Hijabi:

I probably could, I just have this thing for buying books in shops :lol: Its time I got an amazon account, really. :squeez:

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Some of what Im currently reading.

The count of monte cristo. Started off a bit boring, then became awesome, now nearly a third of the way through (its about 1300 pages in total) and its boring again. I have it on good authority that it gets better.

Metaphysics: a contemporary introduction. Ive got through a few of the chapters so far. Its heavy reading and dry in parts, and I need a break of a couple of weeks at least in between each chapter otherwise I'll burn out.

Everywhere and Everywhen. This is an introduction to the philosophy of physics. Ive read 2/3 of the book, and its not as interesting as I thought it would be. Im not sure whether thats the authors fault or the just the subject matter. Maybe I need to know more physics to appreciate it. Which brings me to...

The Goldilocks Enigma. I bought this about 2yrs ago and lost interest after 60 pages. Now that Ive picked it up again Im finding it a lot more interesting. Its basically a popular intro to cosmology, with a focus on the amazing fine tuning of the Universe for life.

Usually Im reading many books at one time. I read a few chapters of one book, get bored and go to a second, then a third... then maybe back to the first. This means that it takes me a few months to finish a book on average. I wish I had the discipline of baradar and Marbles to focus on one book at a time and finish it in a few days. Nevermind... back to Monte Cristo

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Usually Im reading many books at one time. I read a few chapters of one book, get bored and go to a second, then a third... then maybe back to the first. This means that it takes me a few months to finish a book on average. I wish I had the discipline of baradar and Marbles to focus on one book at a time and finish it in a few days. Nevermind... back to Monte Cristo

I am a lot worse. I read 2-3 pages of whatever interests me in any part of a book and then go to another book. Well at least I can justify it by saying that the Quran has a tasrifi style @)

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You? Not reading? What's the world come to :o

Yeah man just imagine ^_^

Actually, I haven't been reading properly, you know. Scattered poems in this book and few short stories in that anthology do not count.

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I'm reading a book called" Book of Passage" for Sayed Mohammed Alhussaini Al-Shiraziقدس الله سره.

It is really a good book, I'm currently reading in the last chapter that talks about the curtsies of travelling.

It is very very useful, I advise you to read it, if you can read Arabic.

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just finished outliers. took me ages cos i could only read it in small chunks at a time.

things are still clicking and connecting in my mind, but i found it to be fascinating. especially the stories about bill gates, the jewish lawyers and genius minds. great stuff. it was a pretty brave step for the author to talk about races like that, risking the wrath of the PC army, the korean pilots and paddy fields thing was particularly interesting.

initial thoughs are that i probably racked up 10,000 hours on sc, why arent i a maestro yet :huh:

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