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patxivelez

A life of books; books for a life

The books I read I was young, the books I've missed all those years from them, the books I enjoy just now!

Currently reading

The King of the Golden River
John Ruskin
Eine Frau Ein Mann
Leonhard Thoma
Progress: 32/84 pages
Cabbages and Kings
O. Henry
Progress: 52/186 pages

Five on a Treasure Island

Five on a Treasure Island - Enid Blyton

This is not an appropriate reader for me right now. It is very boring, things happen very slowly. Everything must be explained, and everybody must be in the know, or there is a good reason not to tell him or her. It is a very childish book. You are not willing to read the next chapter; you only want the book would be over.

Nevertheless, I have found it very useful for learning English. There are a lot of expressions, phrasal verbs, repeated every now and then, so it is helpful to learn them.

The language sounds very natural.