Thursday 27 March 2014

A Tale of Two Cities

Judul : A Tale of Two Cities 
Penulis : Charles Dickens
Tebal : 418 halaman
Penerbit : HarperCollins

Set before and during the French Revolution in the cities of Paris and London, A Tale of Two Cities tells the story of Dr Manette's release from imprisonment in the Bastille and his reunion with daughter, Lucie. A French aristocrat Darnay and English lawyer Carton compete in their love for Lucie and the ensuing tale plays out against the menacing backdrop of the French Revolution and the shadow of the guillotine.

Monday 10 March 2014

Dunia Mara

Judul : Dunia Mara (Hanafiah #6)
Penulis : Sitta Karina
Tebal : 190 halaman
Penerbit : Literati

Mara Syadiran gemas dengan doktrin hidup ideal versi ibunya: ‘lulus, cari kerja, dan menikah’. Ia ingin menjalani hidup yang berwarna dan sarat petualangan.

Sejak bertemu Reno Hanafiah, impiannya itu mewujud; hidupnya kini jadi bergejolak dan penuh kejutan.

Mungkin petualangan merupakan suratan takdir Mara selama ini.

Mungkin itu bagian dari dunianya sejak dulu.

Saturday 1 March 2014

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

Judul : Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
Penulis : Jonathan Safran Foer
Tebal : 326 halaman
Penerbit : Penguin

Nine-year-old Oskar Schell is an inventor, amateur entomologist, Francophile, letter writer, pacifist, natural historian, percussionist, romantic, Great Explorer, jeweller, detective, vegan, and collector of butterflies. When his father is killed in the September 11th attacks on the World Trade Centre, Oskar sets out to solve the mystery of a key he discovers in his father's closet. It is a search which leads him into the lives of strangers, through the five boroughs of New York, into history, to the bombings of Dresden and Hiroshima, and on an inward journey which brings him ever closer to some kind of peace.