Originally Posted by pdurrant
Oh, I know. I never used to abandon books, but I have started doing so. Life's too short!
Hear, hear. Something I have started to do more often now - I've finally abandoned the view that if an author has to gone to this much trouble to write a book, I should give them the courtesy of trying to read it all. Now I just say "rubbish", toss it, and move on. A recent example was 15 Seconds
byAndrew Gross. Apallingly written attempt to simulate teen-speak (at least I think
that's what he was doing) and I couldn't get much past the first few pages.