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Re: [Fantasy_Books] Game of Thrones Discussion: maandotter & llebpmac_bob

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  • Sidharam Drevekenin
    ... I agree. 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. -- I like the sound
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      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.

      I agree.
      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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