Tuesday, October 4, 2011

So which book is it ?

A fun game for readers.Here is a list of 10 lines picked from books you would have definitely read.Let's see how many of you can identify the book.

1) I was looking for the key for years but the door was always open.

2) To a person sitting in the office or a living room,a picture of winter mountain sunset is just a picture.To me,it was the experience of taking the picture.

3) It is our choices that show what we truly are,far more than our abilities. 

4) Wandering around our America has changed me more than I thought.I am not me any more.At least i am not the same me I was.

5) May you not rest,as long as i am living .You said i killed you-haunt me then.

6) Nothing in any life,no matter how well or poorly lived, is wiser than failure or clearer than sorrow.And in the tiny precious wisdom they give to us ,even those dreaded and hated enemies,have their reason and right to be.

7)Man's greatest virtues are to be found in what is called  the gutter;the underworld;and what gangsters do is sometimes the same as what heroes do.

8)What is good,Phaderus and what is not good-need we ask anyone to tell us these things.

9)I was surprised,as always,by how easy the act of leaving was,and how good it felt.The world was suddenly rich with possibility.

10)We can never lose the things we live for.We may have to change their forms at times,if we have made an error,but the purpose remains the same and the forms are our's to make."

11)Boys ,Laila came to see treated friendship the way they treated the sun:it's existence undisputed;its radiance best enjoyed ,not beheld directly.

Would love to know the books you were able to identify.

11 comments:

Moli said...

I think I may know the first one .. seems like Mitch Albom's line. May be wrong :)

Abhinav said...

@ Moli : Got it wrong.Hint: Booker Prize.

Shilpa said...

Oh my God, I do not know any of them. Are these from Indian authors? If so, then that might be the case because I haven't read enough of them. Please please post the answers soon! I feel mortified already!

Abhinav said...

@ Shilpa : will post the answers soon.One of the lines is from Harry Potter and the chamber of secrets.

Smita said...

I know none!!! :(

Abhinav said...

@Smita : Will post the answers in a day or two , u would have read almost all of these.

Komal said...

The third one definitely from HP- Chamber of secrets

Komal said...

And first one from White Tiger ...

Abhinav said...

@Komal : Correct answers

Abhinav said...

People the answers are :

1)The White Tiger

2)127 Hours by Aron Ralston: A wonderful book on adventure and a line so meaningful.

3)Harry Potter : The Chamber of Secrets.For me HP happens from time to time, there comes a month when all i want to do is read all the parts one by one.

4)The Motorcycle Diaries: Once again an appeal to people who where Che Guvera T-Shirts , please read this book once.

5)Wuthering Heights: A classic in true spirit.

6)Shantaram: A summer well spent in Delhi reading this book.

7)Papillon : One of the most controversial book.Was totally enthralled.

8)The Art of Motorcycle Maintenance:A rare delight for philosophy lovers.

9)Into the Wild : My favorite book of all time.

10)Atlas Shrugged

11)Thousand Splendid Suns.

Abhinav said...

People the answers are :

1)The White Tiger

2)127 Hours by Aron Ralston: A wonderful book on adventure and a line so meaningful.

3)Harry Potter : The Chamber of Secrets.For me HP happens from time to time, there comes a month when all i want to do is read all the parts one by one.

4)The Motorcycle Diaries: Once again an appeal to people who where Che Guvera T-Shirts , please read this book once.

5)Wuthering Heights: A classic in true spirit.

6)Shantaram: A summer well spent in Delhi reading this book.

7)Papillon : One of the most controversial book.Was totally enthralled.

8)The Art of Motorcycle Maintenance:A rare delight for philosophy lovers.

9)Into the Wild : My favorite book of all time.

10)Atlas Shrugged

11)Thousand Splendid Suns.