David Whitbeck wrote:
> Well I'm not saying that the judgment of the book comes from the ending,
> I'm saying you can't judge a book by just the beginning. You should only
> judge it in it's entirety. And I would like to see what you think when you
> finish it. An example of why I say this: Crime and Punishment: if you
> didn't read the end you would miss out. Another example is how much
> happens after the first few hundred pages of the Count of Monte Cristo,
> you'd miss out on what the novel is really about if you stopped there.
> I'm not saying you'll change your mind, or you should read more to change
> your mind. I just don't like people expressing opinions on novels they
> haven't read through.
It's like judging the 9th Symphony by only the first movement, or the Mona Lisa
by the bottom half. You just can't do it.
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