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Day 4

Day 01 → Your favourite song
Day 02 → Your favourite movie
Day 03 → Your favourite television programme


Day 04 → Your favourite book
Day 05 → Your favourite quote
Day 06 → Whatever tickles your fancy
Day 07 → A photo that makes you happy
Day 08 → A photo that makes you angry/sad
Day 09 → A photo you took
Day 10 → A photo of you taken over ten years ago
Day 11 → A photo of you taken recently
Day 13 → A fictional book
Day 14 → A non-fictional book
Day 15 → A fanfic
Day 16 → A song that makes you cry (or nearly)
Day 17 → An art piece (painting, drawing, sculpture, etc.)
Day 18 → Whatever tickles your fancy
Day 19 → A talent of yours
Day 20 → A hobbie of yours
Day 21 → A recipe
Day 22 → A website
Day 23 → A YouTube video
Day 24 → Whatever tickles your fancy
Day 25 → Your day, in great detail
Day 26 → Your week, in great detail
Day 27 → This month, in great detail
Day 28 → This year, in great detail
Day 29 → Hopes, dreams and plans for the next 365 days
Day 30 → Whatever tickles your fancy



My favourite book, I'd have to say, is Lord of the Flies, by William Golding.

I collect copies of it, no matter how torn, beaten, or worn out they may be. I've rescued several copies from dumpsters before.

It's my favourite story, because it depicts what I've always believed- that children are inherently monsters. I know, there are reasons behind this, that sustainable civilization is beyond their grasp at their age, but I stand by it.

(runners up are Neverwhere, by Neil Gaiman; Rant, by Chuck Palahniuk; Party Monster, by James St. James; Crooked Little Vein, by Warren Ellis; Starship Troopers, by Robert Heinlein; Coin Locker Babies, by Ryuu Murakami; and A Series of Unfortunate Events, by Lemony Snicket)

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misskelleen
Jan. 6th, 2010 04:55 am (UTC)
This is one of those books I've always meant to read... yet somehow, even going through my major in English Lit, I just never read it!

:o

I'm moving it up on my list!
diello
Jan. 6th, 2010 11:00 pm (UTC)
I can't actually remember if it was required reading or not... some classes in my school got to read standard list books, while others were assigned completely off-the-list books (for instance, I never read Fahrenheit 451 like most students did, but instead I read Martian Chronicles- which I also loved). I think I was jealous of the students who got to read Lord of the Flies so I read it on my own anyway ;)
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