Daphnis and Chloe (Classics)

Take me home!
by Longus | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 0140440593 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingzimortwing of Gjøvik, Oppland fylke Norway on 9/1/2010
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3 journalers for this copy...
Journal Entry 1 by wingzimortwing from Gjøvik, Oppland fylke Norway on Saturday, September 11, 2010
Bought in a second-hand-shop. The book has lots of underlines and translations to Norwegian. Maybe someone has used in English class in school.

A beautiful love story. I have never read anything old and Greek before and this was lovely written and well worth reading.

Journal Entry 2 by wingzimortwing at Gjøvik, Oppland fylke Norway on Friday, June 17, 2011

Released 10 yrs ago (6/17/2011 UTC) at Gjøvik, Oppland fylke Norway

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Just been to the post-office and mailed this to the Netherlands.

Journal Entry 3 by Tsjara at Assendelft, Noord-Holland Netherlands on Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Arrived here safely today (together with Theft). Thank you so much zimort for sending me these books! I like old stories :) Flipped through the book to look at the translations, but I can't make much of it.. maybe when I read the story. I wonder where it has travelled already? (Oh and the Fjord pony (not sure if the name is the same in English as in Dutch?) on the label is adorable.. I'd like to take him home too :p Funny how you can also see it here at the JE's..)

Journal Entry 4 by Tsjara at Assendelft, Noord-Holland Netherlands on Tuesday, July 23, 2013
I finished reading this a little while ago, but it seems I forgot to make a journal entry.. oops.. :p
This was a lovely story. It sounds so idyllic, living a simple life in the country side and herding sheeps and goats. Interesting too, this being a story from such a long time ago, as it sort of gives glimpses of how people lived then. Almost made me believe that Pan and the nymphs lived alongside the humans too.
(The book kind of made me think of my art history classes long ago - felt like some of those pastoral landscapes by Claude Lorrain :p)

Thanks again for sharing the book zimort!
(Oh and I could actually understand a lot of the written notes on the side now. Norwegian and Dutch seems quite alike :p)

Journal Entry 5 by Tsjara at Assendelft, Noord-Holland Netherlands on Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Released 8 yrs ago (7/18/2013 UTC) at Assendelft, Noord-Holland Netherlands

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Mailed it to bookowl1000 in China few days ago (for the First Sentences VBB).
Save travels little book!

Oh, and this was the first sentence: There is in Lesbos a large and beautiful city called Mytilene.
Hope you'll enjoy the book. :)

Journal Entry 6 by bookowl1000 at Foshan 佛山, Guangdong China on Sunday, August 4, 2013
Thanks for sending the book my way...I do enjoy the classics

Journal Entry 7 by bookowl1000 at Sathorn, (Bangkok) Krung Thep Mahanakhon Thailand on Wednesday, June 25, 2014
It has taken me a long time to get around to reading what is actually a quick read...I started it on my flight to Bangkok and had almost finished by the time I got there. This is a story of innocence discovering love and is an enjoyable read; I can see how as mentioned in the introductory notes it has in the past been controversial when recommended to 'delicate' young ladies to read.

Journal Entry 8 by bookowl1000 at Community centre in Fordingbridge, Hampshire United Kingdom on Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Released 7 yrs ago (7/3/2014 UTC) at Community centre in Fordingbridge, Hampshire United Kingdom

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Finished on my flight to the uk. I did like the sweetness and naivety of the main characters.

Left on the books wrap shelves.

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