NOT Reading "The Luminaries"

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Re: Reading "The Luminaries"

Postby wildlx » 05 Dec 2013, 10:39

I haven't read the book in the last days... I had to finish reading a crime novel because I was supposed to discuss it with some people who are also reading it. I'll return to reading Catton today.
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Re: Reading "The Luminaries"

Postby Baker » 13 Dec 2013, 06:37

We've both been awfully quiet about this for a week.

I admit that last night I loaded an ereader app onto my mobile phone. I did think about downloading The Luminaries, then I thought about how small the page size is and got daunted by how many thousands of screens the book would stretch to.
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Re: Reading "The Luminaries"

Postby wildlx » 13 Dec 2013, 08:05

Sorry, Baker. I haven't had much time to read and the bits I do I haven't been in the mood for reading. I've been too tired at night and so I put myself in front of the TV seeing movies. I promise I'll return to Catton's book. Maybe tonight if I don't fall asleep on the sofa.
The phone screen is not good to read. It is too small.
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Re: Reading "The Luminaries"

Postby FranW » 13 Dec 2013, 08:37

It's perfectly okay for both of you to give up on it. I did.
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Re: Reading "The Luminaries"

Postby wildlx » 13 Dec 2013, 08:43

lol Thanks you for the permission, Fran ;-). I'll take that on account.
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Re: Reading "The Luminaries"

Postby FranW » 13 Dec 2013, 08:51

Yes, I'm very gracious that way rofl
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Re: Reading "The Luminaries"

Postby FranW » 13 Dec 2013, 08:51

(Imagine me waving like the queen, that little stiff-wristed thing)
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Re: Reading "The Luminaries"

Postby wildlx » 14 Dec 2013, 09:46

lol
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Re: Reading "The Luminaries"

Postby wildlx » 19 Dec 2013, 07:04

I managed to finish the 3rd chapter last night.
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Re: Reading "The Luminaries"

Postby Baker » 20 Dec 2013, 06:24

And?

BTW this gobsmacked me: Eleanor Catton's Hunger Games advice

New Zealand author Eleanor Catton, who won this year's Man Booker for her novel The Luminaries, has tweeted advice to the writer of The Hunger Games trilogy, Suzanne Collins, on how she could have made the plot better.

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