[LMB] OT: Social structures, was Build your own Emperor
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"
> Louie Chubb <louie at chubb.wattle.id.au> hat am 29. September 2017 um 03:36
> A friend of mine once worte a book review (published in a journal) which
> something like "books like this should not be read, only burnt". They
> printed it.
> 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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