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message 1: by Ellen (new)

Ellen Keim I agree about the part where he starts reading the book.


message 2: by Dinah (new)

Dinah I like your icon! =]


message 3: by Charbel (new)

Charbel I just finished reading this book and this is exactly how I feel about it. I'm still waiting to be proved otherwise since everyone says that it's an excellent book.


message 4: by Audrey (new)

Audrey I completely agree. Though it was more difficult for me to get into this book because I had to read it for class, once part 2 came along I was pleased because the story actually picked up. But then when Orwell actually included 30 or so pages of "Goldstein's book", I was complaining for days. It was semi interesting, yet SO DRY and long winded. When I got to part 3 and finished the book off, I too was disappointed. The whole part seemed disconnected and unrealistic especially with the pacing. AND, the 30 page drought I managed to read through seemed pointless and unecessary to the conclusion.


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