[LINK] gps on kids...

Marghanita da Cruz marghanita at ramin.com.au
Thu Jan 15 09:48:24 AEDT 2009

grove at zeta.org.au wrote:
> On Thu, 15 Jan 2009, Marghanita da Cruz wrote:
>> I struggled through  War and Peace at school.
>> A few years ago I came read a hard copy of
>> Hadji Murad. by. Leo Tolstoy.
> I read War & Peace when I lived in the outback.  And I also read 
> Brothers Karamazov!

and linking to the previous mention of Beethoven - The Kreuzer Sonata is also
worth reading.

>> I find it difficult to get into novels but this summers
>> reading is a new book in  the Dune series and I am gripped.
>> Paul of Dune by Brian Herbert and Kevin J Anderson.
> I just finished all 7 Harry Potter stories, one after the other while on 
> leave.  Now I am starting over on Larry Niven's Known Space series again.

I am not enamoured with Harry Potter - is that sacrilege?

>> I don't recall the earlier ones being so topical but this
>> one talks about jihads and deserts. Even mentions tourists
>> and refugees not respecting precious water.
> The Jihad was always part of Dune.   But i think the connotation was 
> different ie the jihad was a way of expressing diaspora through the 
> human worlds.
> rachel

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