[LMB] Setting the story up

Kevin Kennedy kevink45 at hotmail.com
Sat Dec 13 18:42:13 GMT 2014




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> > I'm not so sure I would say I know where she's going with these -- on the first read.  2nd through nth, yeah.  Surprise is a great effect in a book, but you can only have it once.  All the rereads have to be for some other reason, although I suppose that can include "the pleasure of remembering the surprise from the first time".
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> > Ta, L.
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I think the first book I read with a surprise ending was _The Great and Terrible Quest_ by Margaret Lovett, from the kids room at the library. I was young enough and not widely read enough, that I did not see it coming.
 		 	   		  


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