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Emad Attely [The Book Nerd]

My biggest passion is reading books of any kind. I, simply, read in order to live.

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موسم الهجرة الى الشمال
الطيب صالح
Uncle's Dream
Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Gone Girl
Gillian Flynn
Antony and Cleopatra
William Shakespeare, Cynthia Marshall, Barbara A. Mowat, Paul Werstine
The Maze Runner
James Dashner
Mockingjay
Collins Suzanne
The Complete Works of Fyodor Dostoyevsky - Delphi Classics
Fyodor Dostoyevsky
الصوت روح
Huda Aweys
مذكرات زوجة دوستويفسكي
Anna Grigoryevna Dostoyevskaya, خيري الضامن
وعاظ السلاطين
علي الوردي

A Tear and a Smile

A Tear and a Smile - Kahlil Gibran, H.M. Nahmad, Robert Hillyer, جبران خليل جبران
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“Yesterday I was rich in happiness and today I am poor in gold”

First off, there is one fact I'd like to make clear: Gibran in translation (English translation) is far more elegant and grandeur than the Original Gibran! And that is really weird!
I tried to read this book in Arabic but I found it silly and boring, while in English it was really profound and deep. I don't know why that happened!

Anyway, this book is a book of wisdom. It truly touched my heart. I loved it.

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I'd like to say a very BIG 'Thank You' to my friend Sarah for recommending this book to me :)