Thursday, December 25, 2008

Booking Through Thursday


What are the most “wintery” books you can think of? The ones that almost embody Winter?

During long hot summers I like to read about the cold and descriptions of snow or winter are a favourite.

Snow Country by Yasunaro Kawabata
The Magic Mountain by Thomas Mann
Snow by Orhan Pamuk
Endless Night by Allister McLean
Hans Brinker or the Silver Skates by Mary Mapes Dodge
Snow Falling on Cedars By David Guterson
Smilla's Sense of Snow By Pete Hamill
Light on Snow by Anita Shreve
The Call of the Wild by Jack London
The Dead by James Joyce

14 comments:

  1. I forgot "Call of the Wild"! I guess I've read 2 wintery books. Merry Christmas!

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  2. Some good choices. Forgot about Call of the Wild, too!

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  3. What a great job you did on your 1st BTT! Merry Christmas.

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  4. Love your list!!!

    Merry Christmas!

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  5. have not read any of these! And I can't find any answer :) for my own BTT!

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  6. This has nothing to do with the post...

    I wanted to stop in and wish you along with your family a Merry Christmas! :)

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  7. I forgot Endless Night by Alistair McLean. I used to devour his books.

    I gonna check out a few from here. Got Snow in my TBR pile.

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  8. Wish you the best of the season. Lots of books, what else?!

    Hugs!

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  9. Smilla is one I've had in the back of my mind for a long time. :-) Gotta pick that up one of these days.

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  10. Great list! I like Smilla too.
    Merry Christmas!

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  11. Merry Christmas!!!!
    I always think of "The Long Winter" by Laura Ingalls Wilder.

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  12. I think of A Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by Alexander Solzhenitsyn...His description of living in a Siberian prison camp made me shiver! Also, Alone: The Classic Polar Adventure by Richard Byrd was a great, great read. Great list...Thanks. I like your blog. B.

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  13. B* You're absolutely right. I don't know why I didn't remember Ivan Denisovich, and even Solzhenitsyn's Gulag books, all of which I've read. Siberia...brrrrr

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  14. Some great choices there! I also picked "Light on Snow" :)

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