A Long Way Down

by Nick Hornby | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 0670888249 Global Overview for this book
Registered by book-man-8 of Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg Germany on 10/20/2005
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6 journalers for this copy...
Journal Entry 1 by book-man-8 from Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg Germany on Thursday, October 20, 2005
Nick Hornby is moving on. There are new ideas in this book. 4 people are "meeting" under very special circumstances: they all want to kill themselves at the same place and the same time. And of course they end up not doing it. Going together on a search of the meaning of life.. Or something. It is interesting. It is well written. But it lacks something even if I cannot point what. Hornby's book is like a fractional view into present day british mentality, much disturbed, deranged and living for trivias. But it's not all...

Journal Entry 2 by wingOBCZ-Ferdinandwing from Bochum, Nordrhein-Westfalen Germany on Thursday, April 27, 2006
That sounds interesting - thanks a lot!

Journal Entry 3 by blups25 from Kyoto / 京都市, Kyoto-fu Japan on Monday, May 01, 2006
Took this from the OBCZ four days ago and have already finished it. It was a very interesting idea, well written and I especially like how he created the four different characters mainly by the way HOW they were telling their story. OK, Jess was a little too much sometimes, but then she was the one with the most interesting charcter and I liked it when she said things like: JJ could have put a sort of ramp up to my sentences to help people skateboard down from them. All in all an enjoyable read, even though I have been missing something, too, especially in the end. It's not that I always need a happy ending. But that was no real ending for me.


Ist als RABCK an modmadl unterwegs.

Journal Entry 5 by modmadl from Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg Germany on Wednesday, May 31, 2006
wow! a hardcover-book! didn't know that! thank you very much! i'm looking forward reading it.

Journal Entry 6 by modmadl from Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg Germany on Wednesday, November 15, 2006
Impressing! How can someone write a book so intensivly melancholic, philosophic and funny at the same time?
A really moving lecture! Thank you for sending, blups25!

The book will probably be released in the bcz Dornstetten as soon as it is open again.

Journal Entry 7 by modmadl at Café Canapé (ehem. OBCZ) in Dornstetten, Baden-Württemberg Germany on Wednesday, December 13, 2006

Released 12 yrs ago (12/13/2006 UTC) at Café Canapé (ehem. OBCZ) in Dornstetten, Baden-Württemberg Germany



Geht in die Bookcrossing-Zone Dornstetten.
Da gibt's noch mehr Bücher:
bcz Dornstetten

Journal Entry 8 by bcz-Dornstetten from Dornstetten, Baden-Württemberg Germany on Wednesday, December 13, 2006
jetzt in der bcz.
wurde gleich von windstill mitgenommen. :o)

Journal Entry 9 by windstill on Wednesday, February 28, 2007
So, der Ordnung halber endlich gejournalt. Werde mich demnächst mal dran machen, damit auch dieses Buch bald wieder in der Bookcrossing-Zone in Dornstetten landet.

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