[DWJ] Classic books
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.
Time flies like a banana.
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