Why _Wuthering Heights_ is so awfully awful (was Re: Best Books 2002)

deborah deborah at suberic.net
Mon Jan 13 19:32:06 EST 2003


On Mon, 13 Jan 2003, Melissa Proffitt wrote:
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|The stupid book was billed as one of the great love stories of all time.
|Hooray, think I, I love those kind of stories, they are my most favoritest
|ever.  Big nasty slap in the face.  This is not a love story, this is two
|dysfunctional people who have nothing better to do than screw each other up
|and then imagine they are really truly in love.  Pah.  I spit upon their
|silly heads.

I'm right there with you, Melissa.

|(who is, by the way, INCENSED that you people had the nerve to stuff my
|mailbox full of messages while I was gone, after this list was dead quiet
|for so long.  Do you think I have nothing better to do after vacation than
|sit around reading interesting conversations for hours?  I do have books to
|read, you know.  Laundry to do, dishes to wash, children to teach, etc.  I
|bet you all sat around waiting for me to walk away from the computer and
|then set to typing with merry abandon.  Bah humbug.)

Darn it, guys, she caught us!

-deborah
deborah at suberic.net
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In plain then, what forbids he but to know,
Forbids us good, forbids us to be wise?   -- Paradise Lost

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