Thursday, March 08, 2007

Buying Another Novel

Last night i went to Taman Anggrek Mall with my friends. We supposed to met our friend there and give something to her, but too bad she didn't showed up. We went there at 5.20 PM and i went to gramedia book store to bought a novel which i already saw in their website and it's already available. I'm looking for the second and third book of Philip Pullman's His Dark Material trilogy book (The Subtle Knife and The Amber Spyglass). I already got the first one (Northern Light aka Golden Compass) and i have written about it here and here.

The funny thing is that when i asked the customer service about the book location, he offered me an automatic search via computer and when i mentioned the book title (in English), only one of them was showing up. That's strange, since i already saw it on their websites, so i guess the websites are more up to date than the book store itself, so i would buy the second book first can came back later when the third book is available. Next, we went to the location of the second book was placed and i saw the third book also. That was strange, it didn't come up in their program previously, so i asked him again. He said that this is the Indonesian translation, so they didn't add the English title on the program thus it won't be displayed. Another weirdness, since usually the program should be able to search based on every keywords being inputted to the program. I just hope they read this and fix their program :D

Anyway, there's also one good novel which i plan to buy when i already finished reading this novel, which is The Historian which is also available in Gramedia yesterday, but it's still quite expensive and i already bought two novels, so i postponed it for now.