Never Let Me Go (Vintage International)

by Kazuo Ishiguro | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 1400078776 Global Overview for this book
Registered by Doceo33 of Yuma, Arizona USA on 3/12/2006
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5 journalers for this copy...
Journal Entry 1 by Doceo33 from Yuma, Arizona USA on Sunday, March 12, 2006
Kazuo Ishiguro is one of my favorite authors, and I am dying to read this book.

Journal Entry 2 by Doceo33 from Yuma, Arizona USA on Thursday, March 23, 2006
I am currently reading this book, and so far it's fascinating and so well written. I can't wait to get to the end.


Bookring:
Wow! Within 24 hours I had 12 participants lined up for this bookring! This is my first time hosting a bookring, and I'm excited for my book to travel! I plan to have the book in the mail around April 1.

Participants (in order):
vainilla79 (Madrid, Spain) -- European shipping (Completed)
abrokenstarr (UK) – European shipping (Completed)
angel1509 (UK) – prefers European shipping (Completed)
cnfotp (UK) -- international shipping ok (It's Here)
KimberleeV (Georgia, USA) -- US/Canada shipping
dospescados (New York, USA) -- US shipping preferred
raralovestoread (Florida, USA) -- US shipping preferred
mellion108 (Michigan, USA) – can ship anywhere
Mamikaem (Missouri, USA) -- can ship anywhere
Maxs-Mom (California, USA)
and back to me
Doceo33...Arizona, USA


Bookring Guidelines

  1. Please journal the book when you receive it so that we all know it arrived.
  2. Read the book in 30 days or less, and then make a second journal entry to tell us what you thought of the book.
  3. PM the next person on the list for shipping address, and ship the book as soon as possible.
  4. Enjoy the book!




Journal Entry 3 by Doceo33 from Yuma, Arizona USA on Monday, April 03, 2006
I finished reading this book, and I believe it is so relevant to our world today. It's about people trying to make sense of their lives. It's powerful and so meaningful.

I posted it to vainilla79 in Madrid, Spain to start the bookring on 4/3/06. Enjoy!

Journal Entry 4 by vainilla79 from Pinto, Madrid Spain on Wednesday, May 17, 2006
I received it today! I will read and pass it to the next person as soon as possible.
Thanks!

Journal Entry 5 by vainilla79 from Pinto, Madrid Spain on Friday, July 07, 2006
I sent the book to abrokenstarr yesterday afternoon. Sorry it took me so long...:(
Happy reading!

Journal Entry 6 by abrokenstarr from Reading, Berkshire United Kingdom on Friday, July 21, 2006
Apologies for not journalling sooner, have really not had two minutes to get to a computer.

This is next up on TBR.

Journal Entry 7 by abrokenstarr from Reading, Berkshire United Kingdom on Sunday, July 30, 2006
Read this fairly quickly - was a good one to dip in and out of. An interesting story - almost science fiction in tone. I never really felt that close to the characters though, which is a bit disappointing.

Waiting for a response from angel1509.

Journal Entry 8 by abrokenstarr from Reading, Berkshire United Kingdom on Thursday, August 10, 2006
Have had a response from angel1509, so will send it out to her this afternoon, second class.

Journal Entry 9 by angel1509 from Nottingham, not specified not specified on Saturday, August 12, 2006
Arrived just in time to go on holiday. I have been looking forward to this one and plan to read it in the next few days.

Journal Entry 10 by angel1509 from Nottingham, not specified not specified on Wednesday, August 30, 2006
Fabulous tale, creepy in it's factual descriptions of a world that we could be very close to following recent developments reported in the press. I won't say anymore for fear of spoiling the story. PMing today for the next person on the list.

Journal Entry 11 by cnfotp on Wednesday, September 27, 2006
This actually arrived a couple of days ago but I've not been able to get on the internet much so apologies to all for the delay in journalling.

I've heard so much about this book and feel like everyone has read it but me! I have another bookring to finish first but will read it next.

Thanks for sharing, I'm looking forward to it!

Journal Entry 12 by cnfotp on Tuesday, October 03, 2006
I feel completely blown away by this powerful book. I finished it this morning and have spent the rest of the day in a stunned near-silence. The image described of two people clinging to each other in the river pulled me so closely into the book that my nose was almost touching the pages. I will definitely be seeking out a copy of this for my PC.

It might be a couple of weeks before I scrape together the few pounds to send this on, but as I've only had it a week I hope this is ok. I'll be sending it on as soon as I can and just wanted to journal whilst the beauty of the book was still so fresh in my mind. Thank you for sharing.

Journal Entry 13 by cnfotp on Friday, May 04, 2007
Wahey! Just unpacked this book! I will pass it on in the next couple of days and sincerely apologise for the various hold-ups.

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