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

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