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Sawako | 493 comments Mod
Please share what you think of the characters and story for The Apartment Next Door


message 2: by Lanelle (last edited May 24, 2018 08:23AM) (new) - rated it 4 stars

Lanelle | 450 comments Mod
Do you know that part in the scary movie where the girl decides to go down into the spooky, dark cellar? And you're thinking 'Don't be an idiot! You'll get killed!' That's what I thought when (view spoiler)

On to chapter 3...


Sawako | 493 comments Mod
I totally agree with you. Like you don't know him. He might be a bad man. Especially, when she (view spoiler).

This is only acceptable in books and movies and NOT in real life.


Lanelle | 450 comments Mod
I found the beginning of Chapter 5 very interesting. It discussed how a young lady is not prepared for the real world. "The average girl emerges into womanhood with her eyes blinded, uninformed on the affairs of life, business, politics, untrained in anything useful or practical, knowing more of romance and history than she does of present-day facts."

Do you think this was true then? How about in today's world?
How much reality should a girl know? How much is too much?


Sawako | 493 comments Mod
Do you think this was true then?
Yes, I think so.

How about in today's world?
I think it got better, hopefully.

How much reality should a girl know?
It's a hard question. But I think it's better to be prepared for what's coming.

How much is too much?
I don't know. But I think Ignorance is a curse, not a bliss.

Did this book remind you of 'Prince or Chauffeur? A Story of Newport'?


Lanelle | 450 comments Mod
Sawako wrote: "Did this book remind you of 'Prince or Chauffeur? A Story of Newport'? "

Not until you mentioned it. Are you talking about (view spoiler) Maybe a little bit.


Sawako | 493 comments Mod
Yes.


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