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Albert Camus

Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.

Saturday, September 21, 2013

Banned Book Week Giveaway Hop International


Click HERE to see the list of blogs participating to this hop!

You can choose any book that was banned at one point in time and up to 15$.

Literature censored for political reasons: Animal Farm by George Orwell, Dr. Jivago by Boris Pasternak, The Grape of Wrath by John Steinbeck, Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe, Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut
Literature censored for religious reasons: The Bible, the Koran, the Talmud, Last Temptation of Christ by Nikos Kazantzakis, , Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens.
Literature censored for sexual reasons: Fanny Hill by John Cleland, Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov, Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert, Lady Chatterley's Lover by D.H. Lawrence, Ulysses
Literature censored for social reasons: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer, Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury, A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess, The Diary of Anne Frank by Anne Frank. (source: 100 de carti interzise, Editura Paralela 45 here)

You can find more HERE and you'll see that even books as Harry Potter, Gone With the Wind were banned.

Good luck! 
Mythical Books' Giveaway is INTERNATIONAL as long as The Book Depository ships to you for free OR you want ebooks from Smashwords or Amazon 
The winner will be announced here, on Mythical Books

3 comments:

Oanaaa. said...

Interesante titluri, chiar vreau sa particip. ^_^

Mary BookHounds Jacobs said...

Thanks for participating!

Say Yap said...

Thanks for another giveaway! So generous.