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  The Chatter Box : Blathering On
Horrible Books? by Helen on 31 August 2003 8:59pm
I would like to know what people have read and detested! Just for kicks! I'll start---
I read Killing Me Softly by Nicci French-- it was GOD AWFUL!!!!
... I tried to muddle through stuff by Regina Barreca... just can't do it. Her writing is horrible, and her 'research" is slanted and elitist.. ugh.
I really did not like Hannibal by Thomas Harris, and someone lent me The Morning After by Katie Roiphe and it made me want to hurl! It actually pissed me off!
who wants to go next?
Re: Horrible Books? by Sophie-Louise on 31 August 2003 9:36pm
FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD (Thomas Hardy) is the most boring and unimaginative book that was ever written! (no offence if you like it!) i had to read it for my GCSE English exam and i nearly lost the will to live.....

(got me a B though! yepeeee!)

Sophie-Lou :)
Re: Horrible Books? by Layla on 1 September 2003 8:35am
Any books by Sheila Flannigan ( is that her name?) are crap - they all involve some perfect 30 something with stupid problems...
Re: Horrible Books? by Helen on 1 September 2003 5:11pm
uggghhhh.. I hate those perfect 30 somethings with stupid problems type books.. That was "Killing Me Softly." I despised the main character.
She ditched her faithful and wonderful fiance for a "dark stranger"...
Re: Horrible Books? by decomposingcomposers on 2 September 2003 10:01pm
i read blast from the past by ben elton @ teh same time as my englis teacher, i really liked it but she said it sucked. we then bothe read sum of his other books, she really likes them & i thought they all sucked. thanks 2 doing my gcse eng on it i now hate lord of the flies, if u dont have 2 annalise (i got no marks 4 spelling) im sure its a really good book. y am i doing englis lit nxt yr?

emily xxx
Re: Horrible Books? by Helen on 2 September 2003 11:38pm
hi Emily-- so glad you are getting into books! I responded to your drink invite on the travel section... it explains a bit why your post really hit a soft spot for me...
Keep checking in as we may have some good suggestions for a really smashing read! Especially David the bookworm Wizard, and some of our librarians on the site! :)

"Spam is Evil"

Re: Horrible Books? by canaveralgumby on 3 September 2003 5:56am
I hated "The Sun Also Rises." Hemingway. Blagh. SORRY, MICHAEL! I can't even remember anymore why I hated it so. I just remember getting angrier as I read it!
Re: Horrible Books? by ellenpc on 4 September 2003 12:53am
Spam is nice :^)

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