Originally Posted by charlieperry
Wow, that's not a lot.
I paid AU$12 to watch District 9 last night. I also just finished reading Gates of Fire by Steven Pressfield. Reading the book was free because a friend lent it to me and yet I reckon I enjoyed the book as much as if not more than I enjoyed watching District 9. I reckon Steven Pressfield should have earned at least a $1 out of me.
No, but "only read" has a bunch of connotations for me, and each and every one reduces the value of the book. I'd also note I typically read books I buy twice, at the very least, and typically on at least two different screen sizes - only one of my PC's has net access*, and so on.
(*A deliberate secure measure, which I won't bypass)