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"I got a lovely 1934 illustrated edition at a library sale for $2. And only now do I realize that it only contains volume one. Sigh. (Now I'll have to go and find an ebook version, which really isn't hard at all. But I do wish I had more pictures.)" Nov 13, 2012 11:56PM


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I tried to read it, but got very tired very quickly of the whole, "oh he's stupid but so hot and I feel bad for thinking he's hot, oh no wait I can't believe I ever thought he was stupid he's so hot." And maybe it gets better! I don't know! And at th ...more
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Ick. Just couldn't get into it because the premise was not something I could enjoy. (And the cheating certainly didn't help.)
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