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English version: hi everyone; I am a truly avid reader from Germany. the word "bookworm" has been invented especially for me :-))
I decided once to turn my passion into my profession: I have been studying English and French for a while(to become a teacher), concentrating on literature. Right now, I'm trying to figure out what to do next... ;-))
There's almost nothing I don't like in books - apart from trying-to-be-funny women's books or Do-it-yourself-guides... :-))
I'm mainly interested in authors from the 20th century; preferrably witty and slightly crazy ones (Julian Barnes or Italo Calvino would be fine examples. Murakami : simply the best!!)
But I am always eager to learn new things. Good detective novels are a nice thing when I'm tired of "big" literature. Harry Potter also does the trick :-)) Doesn't always have to be a Nobel-prize-winner to get me interested...
By the way, you might wonder as to what's the difference between AVL and PC on my bookshelf...well, it's really simple; I'm willing to lend/send both of them, but books marked PC are supposed to be returned after reading ;-))

German version: Hallihallo, Ihr alle!! Hier spricht eine echte Leseratte aus NRW!! Wenn es das Wort "Leseratte" noch nicht gäbe, müsste es für mich erfunden werden...!
Ich wähnte mich in der glücklichen Lage, mein Hobby zum Beruf machen zu können. Ich studierte eine ganze Weile Englisch und Französisch auf Lehramt, mit dem Schwerpunkt Literatur. Momentan denke ich gerade darüber nach, was als Nächstes kommen soll... ;-))
Dabei interessieren mich am meisten Autoren aus dem 20. Jahrhundert. Sie dürfen gerne etwas verrückt und witzig sein; wie zB Julian Barnes, Italo Calvino oder auch Haruki Murakami. Der ist einfach unschlagbar!!!
Prinzipiell gibt es fast keine Bücher, die ich nicht mag - ausser flapsigen Frauenromanen, Liebesschnulzen oder Heimwerkerratgebern... :-))
Wenn ich die "große" Literatur mal satt habe, tut es auch ein guter Kriminalroman oder Harry Potter. Muss ja nicht immer ein Nobelpreisträger sein...
Ach ja, falls ihr euch fragt, was nun der Unterschied zwischen AVL und PC auf meinem Regal ist: ganz einfach, ich verleihe beides, nur möchte ich die Bücher aus der Reihe PC gerne zurück haben; OK ;-))?" border="0" alt="GWTW">
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