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PostSubject: Re: Books you'll never read.   Books you'll never read. - Page 3 EmptyTue Dec 22, 2009 1:13 pm

Paul wrote:
Actually, I enjoyed War and Peace a great deal. It had some of the best characters I have ever run across. For me, it was only when Tolstoy meandered on his historical and sociological soapbox, which he did periodically near the end, that the story lost cohesion for me.

Well - I think I might read it again one day, but I'll need a glossary to figure out all the characters. I mean, every soap opera is less complicated Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: Books you'll never read.   Books you'll never read. - Page 3 EmptySun Oct 24, 2010 8:57 am

Hey Very Happy

Anne of ... - I tried Anne of Green Gables, and simply not my taste. So, never, will I pick any of the Anne of --- books

~ JLT
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PostSubject: Re: Books you'll never read.   Books you'll never read. - Page 3 EmptyMon Oct 25, 2010 7:10 am

1984-- I will probably never read that book.
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PostSubject: Re: Books you'll never read.   Books you'll never read. - Page 3 EmptyMon Oct 25, 2010 9:54 am

What a pity...I loved it Wink.


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PostSubject: Re: Books you'll never read.   Books you'll never read. - Page 3 EmptySun Oct 31, 2010 1:24 am

March Hare wrote:
What a pity...I loved it Wink.
I read the first half of Little Women when I was younger. I don't hate it viciously, but I won't read it.

It's only because I hated Animal Farm.
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PostSubject: Re: Books you'll never read.   Books you'll never read. - Page 3 EmptySun Nov 28, 2010 9:54 am

Hmmm...If you hated the writing style in Animal Farm, then you may dislike 1984. Although the genres are completely different, and could even be by different authors, Orwell continues to use simple language. This actually makes the novel more (in my opinion) beautiful. 1984 is more of a 'normal' novel. Animal Farm is what he termed 'a modern fairy tale'.
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