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by linda in QC
Wed Jun 28, 2006 10:14 am
Forum: Chocolat
Topic: Chocolat Question #29 - Roux & Roux
Replies: 33
Views: 7125

The movie showed every character in the book as described. The people they chose, matched perfectly with the book, everyone that is except Roux. Roux did not seem remotely like the character in the movie. I wonder why "they" chose not to portray him as in the book (I did enjoy the movie version of R...
by linda in QC
Thu Jun 08, 2006 8:36 am
Forum: Chocolat
Topic: Chocolat Question #10 ~ Anouk
Replies: 20
Views: 4744

I think Pantoufle is Anouk's safety blanket. It is the one sure constant in her ever changing life, being always on the move.
by linda in QC
Thu Jun 08, 2006 8:15 am
Forum: Chocolat
Topic: Chocolat Question #9 ~ Roux
Replies: 29
Views: 6239

I can see Roux as a combination of the Developing hero - he starts off as remote, antisocial, gruff, then becomes more sympathetic as he gets to know the others. We don't (at least I don't) get to really know him, but Narcisse, and Armande seem to like what they see. And the Drifter - distrustful of...
by linda in QC
Wed Jun 07, 2006 7:49 pm
Forum: Chocolat
Topic: Chocolat Question #9 ~ Roux
Replies: 29
Views: 6239

I'm not a very astute person, and feel a little intimidated by the astute comments of the other ladies, but here goes! I felt Roux realized the prejudices of the townspeople, He does not invite attention, and did not want trouble so he stayed out of their way. For people like Josephine, Armande and ...
by linda in QC
Wed Sep 14, 2005 5:30 pm
Forum: Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
Topic: F&LILV Question #9 - Favorite Quotes
Replies: 64
Views: 4378

Few people understand the psychology of dealing with a highway traffic cop. Your normal speeder will panic and immediately pull over to the side when he sees the big red light behind him...and will then start apologising, begging for mercy. This is wrong. It arouses contempt in the cop heart. The t...
by linda in QC
Wed Sep 14, 2005 11:08 am
Forum: Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
Topic: F&LILV Question #9 - Favorite Quotes
Replies: 64
Views: 4378

Thank you Lumineuse :cool:
by linda in QC
Wed Sep 14, 2005 10:54 am
Forum: Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
Topic: F&LILV Question #9 - Favorite Quotes
Replies: 64
Views: 4378

I really hate asking stupid questions but... :blush:

Who is Timothy Leary? :-?
by linda in QC
Wed Sep 14, 2005 10:21 am
Forum: Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
Topic: F&LILV Question #9 - Favorite Quotes
Replies: 64
Views: 4378

Sadly I don't have the book, but I do have the soundtrack! my favs are , buy the ticket, take the ride and I don't know all the words, but something to the effect that In San Fransisco in the middle sixties.... that universal sense that whatever we were doing it was right.... we were riding the cres...
by linda in QC
Wed Aug 31, 2005 8:53 pm
Forum: A Long Way Down
Topic: Six Degrees of Johnny related literature
Replies: 21
Views: 1134

Thanks Bix :blush:
by linda in QC
Wed Aug 31, 2005 8:29 pm
Forum: A Long Way Down
Topic: Six Degrees of Johnny related literature
Replies: 21
Views: 1134

Please excuse my ignorance but... what is the reference to White rabbit? :-? [/quote]
by linda in QC
Fri Jul 08, 2005 3:15 pm
Forum: I, Fatty
Topic: I, Fatty Question #4: Funny isn't easy...
Replies: 26
Views: 3320

Just a few thoughts here – my brain’s not firing on all cylinders today. :eyebrow: I do agree that comedy is harder than drama. I think comedy requires more skill on the actor’s part – they have to get the audience to empathize with them, to be involved with the character they are portraying, or el...
by linda in QC
Thu May 05, 2005 9:31 pm
Forum: Book News
Topic: ONBC mentioned in article about Hornby Book
Replies: 37
Views: 2460

Can someone explain what he means by "voice" Nick Noches? :-/

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