Racism (was Re: Hugh Lofting)
Melissa at Proffitt.com
Thu Feb 6 23:02:40 EST 2003
On Thu, 06 Feb 2003 21:45:53 -0600, Margaret Ball wrote:
>>I had to wade through The Great Gatsby to help my daughter -
>I feel the same way about it, but my 16 yo says it's a great book and I
>obviously didn't understand it and should read it again.
Well, *I* loved it so CLEARLY it's a great book!!! It made me cry!!!!
Sorry. I'm overreacting and should probably lie down or something. You
know what they say about multiple exclamation points and a disordered
Honestly, I don't remember that I loved _Gatsby_, but it made an impression
on me...something about the world and the descriptions. Usually I give
"great" books two chances before I brush them aside completely. _Treasure
Island_ struck out a long time ago. _Wuthering Heights_ only got one
>She won't read fantasy.
>I think she's a changeling.
My oldest daughter, who's almost nine, confided in me the other day that "I
don't think there's ever been another girl my age who loved fantasy as much
as I do." Heeheehee.
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