Posted by Patricia R. on October 02, 1998 at 19:44:43:
In response to Classics I have tried to read, written by Lesley on October 02, 1998 at 02:21:04
] But my strongest dislike is for all those American realism writers like Steinbeck. Please, please, reading these books is like torture. The Red Pony, The Grapes of Wrath, Of Mice and Men. Help!!! Hemingway? .
I agree. I absolutely hate Steinbeck, The Pearl almost killed me. I tried to read The Grapes of Wrath, I'm on page 1, ditto for Cannery Row.
I surprised myself, it's my third try for East of Eden and I got to page 200.
I haven't read any Hemingway.
As far as boredom goes, although I liked The Picture of Dorian Gray there are about 20 pages in the middle of the book that I had the hardest time reading
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