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Old 11-23-2012, 01:31 PM   #31
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Originally Posted by bloodlover View Post
That's one of the problems: the pace is really slow until the war starts but that happens only after you read almost half the book.

I understand that the characters are meant to be shallow and narrow-minded but this seems out of place since they are intellectuals and should have by default a better view and understanding of things.

Don't worry Mr Cat almost nobody likes books given for summer reading. I suspect that it happens to everyone.
The war starts the day after the opening scene. It really doesn't take half the book to get there.
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