I stand by my opinion that Gilead is a wonderful novel, but I'm reasonably certain that it will appeal to you, Joffre, a good deal less than it does me. It is a a sort of diary/letter from a septuagenarian Congregationalist minister to his very young son. Son, not grandson.
: Yeah, I also more or less like all those you
: mentioned. I've not read Gilead, but I'll
: get to it soon if I can go on.
: I'm also not sure I like Wuthering Heights
: more than P&P.
: Do you know something about Ready Player
: One? I had never heard of it. It was
: actually the one I was most curious about.
: I hope no critic would suggest several of
: those novels. I expect the winner to be
: something I would hope no serious critic
: would suggest. I will watch the show just to
: see what some people say. In the ad for the
: show, Leslie Stahl names War and Peace.
: In general, I can only separate novels into
: the ones I really really enjoyed, the ones I
: liked a lot, the ones I liked well enough,
: the ones I couldn't get into, the ones that
: I really didn't like at all, and the ones
: I'd like to beat the author with.
: And yet, I believe I do have a rather
: special feeling for Wuthering Heights and
: Mme Bovary.
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