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Greg Greg said: "Page 100 of 2000(!!!). Pretty darn good discussion of the Korean Nationalist movement through 1925 or so (so far) from the man himself. The archive.org pdf I'm reading is a bit awkward in translation and has a lot of typos. Deal with it.

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Greg and 3 other people liked Derek's review of The Innocents Abroad:
The Innocents Abroad by Mark Twain
"10 percent humorous versus 90 percent tedium. And that may even be a generous assessment.

The humor is actually laugh-out-loud humor - and I rarely LOL while reading - but the tedium... oh, the tedium! It became more and more of a trudge.

I may yet..." Read more of this review »
Greg is reading With the Century: Okay, so reading an ebook on a cheap Android phone was a poor choice, especially for a boring book.
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Page 100 of 2000(!!!). Pretty darn good discussion of the Korean Nationalist movement through 1925 or so (so far) from the man himself. The archive.org pdf I'm reading is a bit awkward in translation and has a lot of typos. Deal with it.

This is how I...more
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Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe
Moll Flanders
by Daniel Defoe
read in August, 2012
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This is grittier Dickens. The characters have these great names that *sound* like their personality, and my only real gripes are that the punctuation and organization of paragraphs makes following dialogue difficult.
The story has plenty of adventure...more
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"Adolf Hitler is on the short list of important figures of the twentieth century. This book explains how he came to his conclusions about how politics...more "
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The Jungle by Upton Sinclair
The Jungle
by Upton Sinclair
read in May, 2012
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China Sky by Pearl S. Buck
China Sky
by Pearl S. Buck
read in April, 2012
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This book looks, reads, and sounds like a Hardy Boys or Nancy Drew story, right down to not-subtle racism, a plot with as many twists and turns as a mop handle, forced, formal-sounding adverbs modifying "said" or its synonyms . . .

I really don't have...more
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"Another instance of doing exactly what it says on the tin.
I want to understand Leninism, Stalinism, Maoism, and Marxism broadly, because, like it or n...more
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