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April 11th, 2013 02:27 AM #21Senior Member
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April 11th, 2013 09:09 AM #23
The Way of Muri - Ilya Boyashov. It's an English translation of a Russian novel, so lots of the characters have Jewish or obscure-European names. The main characters are...
Muri, Dick, Adolf, Jacob, Shiloh, Elohim, Baruch, Estebain, Pete, Timosha, Patic
And flicking back through it, others that are mentioned include...
Annutka, Borislav, Abraham, Benjamin, Abdullah, Aaron, Mirra, Enoch, John, Zilbert, Kate, Mirko, Tong, Willy, Markus, Else, Estebain, Kurt, Gustav(olivia. seventeen. film & philosophy student, worryingly maternal! in love with my kitty, majestically named shura)
''BOYS R SENSITIVE''; Rufus George ○ Wilfred Alec ○ Emmett ○ Edgar
''GIRLS R SRTONG''; Rosemary Una (Romy) ○ Estella (Esa) ○ Agnes ○ Maude ○ Annabel
April 11th, 2013 06:17 PM #25Miriam ~ Helena ~ Estella ~ Beatrice ~ Anastasia ~ Veronica ~ Sarah ~ EstherPaul ~ Wesley ~ Walter ~ Edmund ~ Isaac ~ Abram ~ Gabriel
Top combos: Miriam Estelle / Paul Augustin
(Still) trying for baby#1
Avatar: Nathan Altman, Portrait of Anna Akhmatova
April 11th, 2013 07:10 PM #27
If you love Christian historical fiction, I'd also recommend Francine Rivers, Gilbert Morris, and Brock and Bodie Thoene (och, the Zion Covenant and the House of Winslow series are phenomenal!). There's also a short little four-book series by Susan Downs and Susan May Warren called The Heirs of Anton which is pretty fabulous, too. Oh, and Judith Pella's "Daughters of Fortune" series. And Liz Curtis Higgs' "Lowlands of Scotland" series!
Och, I'll shut up now.
Last edited by ashthedreamer; April 11th, 2013 at 07:14 PM.Ashley
twenty-something namenerd & aspiring novelist
Isabelle Aurora Grace + Caleb Elias Joseph + Arianne Eleanor Daisy + Everett Joshua Charles + Olivia Wren Camille
Grant Frédéric Conrad + Violet Emilia Mary + Casper Nathaniel Eden + Grace Odilia Lily + Samuel Gaspard John
I've recently started a new story--feel free to come along with me for the journey! havengermany.blogspot.com
Chapter 1 is up! And an author's note! (Alas, don't get too excited.)
April 11th, 2013 07:34 PM #29
I'm reading "The Road," by Cormac McCarthy, which has, literally, no names. Luckily, I'm also reading "Brave New World," by Aldous Huxley. It's not really my favourite genre, but it's quite interesting. It's set in the future, so there is a very interesting style of names:
Primo~Izzy, looking for a new nickname
Currently Loving: Romilly, Esme, Piper, Helia, Scout..Rhett, Colin, Rhys, Adrian, Jonah