[DWJ] Classic books

Irina Rempt irina at valdyas.org
Wed Nov 4 03:48:23 EST 2009

On Wednesday 04 November 2009 08:33 Jane Scarlett wrote:

> I haven't read this, but read Uncle Tom's Cabin about a year ago, and it
>  was a real struggle.  Fascinating to see how much attitudes have
>  changed, because I found it horribly patronising, characters mostly
>  unbelievable, dreadful plot, mawkish sentiment.  Hard to reconcile the
>  book with the impact it had at the time.  Has anyone else read it?

I read it as a teenager and don't remember what I thought of it at the time, 
but thinking back it's icky.


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