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Old October 7th, 2010, 12:20 PM   #51

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I'm looking for a book:
Aleksandr Solzenitsyn, One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovitch.
I've just purchased a hard copy and I've just read the first 50 or so pages ... BUT, what I really need is an online copy. I need to be able to access this book online for free, so if anyone knows of a place, please (with a cherry on top!), post a link!

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Give this a try
http://www.torrentz.com/778412790aed...b17d27f26da7e8
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Can I suggest Heinlein's Starship Troopers? I think the political and militaristic philosophies in the book would make for a decent discussion.
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Homage to Catalonia by George Orwell. Like pretty much everything he wrote, its full of sublime cleverness and an amazing ability to capture perception and the minute (and larger) changes that effect movements.
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Can I suggest Heinlein's Starship Troopers? I think the political and militaristic philosophies in the book would make for a decent discussion.
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Homage to Catalonia by George Orwell. Like pretty much everything he wrote, its full of sublime cleverness and an amazing ability to capture perception and the minute (and larger) changes that effect movements.

Good suggestions. Both of them. They're both really at the upper reaches in regards to volume, but still within the bounds of reasonableness. We'll keep them in mind for sure.

Okamido, do you know if Starship Troopers is available to read online? One of the boundaries we have to observe is that all our chosen works are available to read, free of charge. It's a pain!

(Also, I've merged the thread requesting the Solzenitsyn text with this thread.)
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This should work:
http://ronhsu.googlepages.com/Starsh...rtHeinlein.pdf
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Excellent. Thanks.
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How about something from Steinbeck? His short stories? The Long Valley; The Pastures of Heaven?
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http://www.george-orwell.org/Homage_...nia/index.html

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How about something from Steinbeck? His short stories? The Long Valley; The Pastures of Heaven?
Steinbeck is, believe it or not, already on the table (Of Mice and Men).
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