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What am I currently reading? Coming Home by Rosamunde Pilcher


Today something a bit different. I'll talk a bit about the book I'm currently reading. So far I like it, but I will save my final judgement until I reach that final page. When will that be exactly, I'm not sure because this is one of those + 1000 pages and free time made itself scarce lately. This is actually my first novel by Rosaminde Pilcher. She is a British author of impressive 28 novels as well as several short stories. What kind of book is this? It is a historical romance novel, set in WW2 Britian, that follows the life story of certain Judith.  Apparently there is also a British TV serial where the young protagonist Judith is played by Keira Knightly ( I just googled it, filmed back in 1998, only 3 years after the novel was originally published). What else to say? I don't usually read romance novel, but I heard this one was really good, so I'm giving it a try. So far, so good.

Danas nešto malo drukčije, knjiga koju trenutno čitam i zasada mi se sviđa, mada  sačuvati ću konačan sud za kada je pročitam. Kada će to biti ne znam jer ima više od tisuću stranica. Ovo je zapravo moj prvi roman Rosaminde Pilcher. Ona je britanska autorica impresivnih 28 romana kao i nekoliko kratkih priča. Ovo je zapravo prvi njen roman koji čitam. Ona je britanska autorica impresivnih 28 romana kao i nekoliko kratkih priča. Kakva je ovo knjiga? To je povijesni ljubavni roman, smješten u Englesku u razdoblju drugoga svjetskoga rata, koja prati životnu put izvjesne Judith. Izgleda da ima i britanski TV serijal u kojem mladu Judith glumi Keira Knightly ( to sam upravo proguglala, sniman je 1998. samo tri godine nakon što je izdan roman). Što još kazati? Obično ne čitam ljubiće, ali čula sam da je ovaj zapravo nešto više pa mu dajem priliku. Zasada nije loše. 







“Alone. She realized how much she had missed the luxury of solitude, and knew that its occasional comfort would always be essential to her. The pleasure of being on one's own was not so much spiritual as sensuous, like wearing silk, or swimming without a bathing suit, or walking along a totally empty beach with the sun on your back. One was restored by solitude. Refreshed.” ― Rosamunde PilcherComing Home






“She yawned and stretched, and settled back again on her pillows and thought how perfect it would be if sleep could not only restore one but iron out all anxieties in the same process, so that one could wake with a totally clear and untroubled mind, as smooth and empty as a beach, washed and ironed by the outgoing tide.” ― Rosamunde PilcherComing Home




What are you currently reading? 
Što vi trenutno čitate? 

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  1. I used to read romance novel when I was 14! Hahaha! My mum didn't mind me reading it, she thinks reading is better than none but my dad hated it! LOL!

    Shireen | Reflection of Sanity

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    1. yes, men usually roll their eyes. This one isn't a typical romance, I think I will end up linking it...and it is nice to change things up a little. I read a lot of classics and serious literature, so a bit of light reading might be just what the doctor order.

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  2. The novel sounds lovely. I don't really read much romance novels. I prefer to read fantasy and action type novels, tbh. :P

    Florals&Smiles

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    1. thank you, I prefer classics and sf/fantasty but sometimes it is nice to change things a bit.

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  3. Ciekawa Książka.Lubię romanse :)

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  4. Thank you dear _:D It's a timeless piece without doubts :D

    I love read too and this book sounds super interesting :)

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  5. Thanks for sharing, I keep it on mind for my next holiday reading :)

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    Have a wonderful day sweetie
    xxx
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  6. Sounds really intereting:) I have to read it:)
    kisses

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    1. :) it is not exactly a must read, but it is a good novel.

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  7. Che meraviglia Ivana questo tuo angolo dedicato alla lettura... Da me nuovo post
    Un bacio ❤

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  8. I really miss reading a good book :)

    (thank you for your help on my last post sweety!)

    MY KIND OF JOY

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  9. Nisam citala ovu knjigu, trenutno citam Bridzit Dzons :D

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    1. joj, super mi je ona, mislim da sam je pročitala još u osnovnoj školi i baš mi se svidjela.

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  10. This sounds like a good book and I'm so interested in reading it.

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  11. Quest'autrice è molto famosa è amata ma le novelle romantiche non sono propriamente il mio genere, preferisco gialli, thriller, misteri e racconti storici ;)

    Shopping Girls

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  12. Great post!

    thedaydreamings.blogspot.de

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  13. My Mum was a huge Rosamund Pilcher fan and I read quite a few of her collection. She writes really engagingly and creates likable character, something I often struggle with if I don't care about any of the people in a book.
    I'm currently reading Property by Valerie Martin. A fictitious work set in the early 19the Century of an unhappy wife of a vicious plantation owner with no morals. Dark but compelling. x

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  14. I've never heard about this book, but looks interesting.

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  15. Great post dear!

    http://iameleine.blogspot.com/

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  16. Really interesting post...thx for sharing Ivana! xx

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  17. I am all for romance novels!
    Dora www.BangsBang.com

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  18. I read all kinds of stuff, including, of course, romance novels :) This one sounds interesting.

    Bella Pummarola

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  19. oh my wow! Based on your post dear, I bet it's a really good book to read! would love to read it too as soon as I finish my book logs lel

    love lots,
    Tin

    mypoeticisolation.blogspot.com

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  20. Ja sam ranije volela ljubavne romane, a nekako odkad je moja ljubavna priča taman kakva treba da bude, izgubila sam interes. Ne znam da li to uopšte ima veze, ali mislim da je makar kod mene u dobroj meri uticalo. Isto mi se dešava i sa filmovima. To ne znači da ću izbeći sve što je vezano za tu tematiku, a samim tim što ta priča ne deluje kao nešto već viđeno je dovoljna da me privuče. Nisam čitala ništa njeno, a eto, toliko romana. Uvek me uhvati panika kad pomislim koliko ima za čitanje i što znam da neću stići toliko toga. Ali šta da se radi :)

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    1. možda i ima veze s tim:)
      da, mene isto nekad uhvati panika, imam osjećaj da nikad neću stići pročitati sve što želim.

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  21. I absolutely have no time for reading right now, what is spooky to me, because I am in the habit of reading a lot... Well, I try to read one book about history of art in the Middle Ages in France, and I've bought recently a book with photos of Lviv. ( Lviv is a town in Ukraine, which was in Poland before WWII, and a part of my ancestors is from Lviv :-)

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  22. Pilcher sounds like one of those towns you take us to visit :)

    All Things Bright and Lovely

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    1. really? to me it sounds distinticly British and I haven't visited UK yet...most of the places I visit are Slavic towns.

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  23. Ja sam u srednjoj živjela na ljubavnim romanima! Ipak, nisu to bili oni od Barbare Cartland nego uvijek tako neka povijesna priča kroz koju se provlači neka misterija i ljubav! Jako sam voljela autoricu Eleanor Burford Hibbert. Cijeli je život pisala pod tri preudonima: Victoria Holt (ljubavni romani), Philippa Carr (povijesni) i Jean Plaidy (isto povjesni). Općenito je dugo vremena skrivala svoj identitet i dugo se vremena nije znalo da je riječ o istoj osobi... umrla je 1993. Preko nje sam baš zavoljela i povijesne romane i tu "finu" beletristiku... Jako bih se voljela vratiti njenim romanima jednog dana (kao i Zagorkinim)...i onom osjećaju trnaca kada izgaraš od želje da saznaš što će se iduće dogoditi... :)

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    1. Za Philippu Carr sam čula, ali nisam imala pojma da je to samo jedan od pseudonima Eleanor. Baš zanimljivo! Mene ne čudi što pisci nekad biraju pseudonime i skrivaju identitet jer kritika često donosi neke zaključke o knjigama na temelju neke svoje percepcije pisca, pa im ovako malo zakompliciraju život. Ja isto volim te povijesne priče, na primjer jako mi se svidjela A Dark And Distant Shore od Reay Tannahill, a ima i dosta zanimljivih podataka o škotskoj modi toga razdoblja, valjda zato što je autorica studirala modnu povijest i to mi je bilo baš odlično.

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    2. a Zagorka mi je posebna kategorija, nju čak i moj muž čita...kad se sjetim kako sam ronila suze uz Gričku vješticu:), pogotovo kad je u pitanju bio Buntovnik na prijestolju....istina imala sam tada 13 godina, ali vjerujem da bi me i danas dirnula.

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  24. Nice ♥

    http://roseaud.blogspot.com/

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