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Sunday, September 27, 2015

Banned Book Week Hop #Giveaway 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 17$.

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: Ken Wachsberger and 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.

See Frequently Challenged or Banned Young Adult Fiction 2014-2015 HERE

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
The winner has 3 days to claim the prize by sending an email with: his/her name, address and the chosen book
Good luck!
The winner was announced on 7th of October
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1 comment:

Carol L. said...

I'm amazed over the books banned or challenged. Thanks for the opportunity.
Carol L
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