[LMB] OT: Social structures, was Build your own Emperor

baur baur baur at chello.at
Fri Sep 29 07:06:04 BST 2017


marcel reich-ranicki (famous german book and theater critic): "this is no book
you can just push aside with a light hand, no, you have to throw it into the
next corner with all your strength"

Servus

markus


> 
>     Louie Chubb <louie at chubb.wattle.id.au> hat am 29. September 2017 um 03:36
> geschrieben:
> 
> 
>     A friend of mine once worte a book review (published in a journal) which
> went
>     something like "books like this should not be read, only burnt". They
> actually
>     printed it.
> 
>     LucyC
> 
>     On Thu, Sep 28, 2017 at 11:22:04AM -0400, Walter Bushell wrote:
>     >
>     > > On Sep 28, 2017, at 2:54 AM, A. Marina Fournier <saffronrose at me.com>
>     > > wrote:
>     > >
>     > > If I can't connect well to the characters, I'm not going to continue
>     > > reading the book--especially if there are other impediments in the
>     > > way, such a complete lack of attention to grammar, or internal
>     > > consistency.
>     >
>     >
>     > The fatal words that cause books to be put down (burned) or thrown
>     > against the wall are:
>     > “I don’t care what happens to these people.” I suppose I can wave that
>     > for extreme
>     > Senseawonda, but not so much as when I was younger..
>     --
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