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Old 03-25-2010, 07:54 AM   #12
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I've recently finished it - I enjoyed it overall, although there were some chapters in the middle that I didn't enjoy reading while eating. I thought that the end was well done - it was good to pay tribute to UM006 and co.

The bit that I found most horrifying was the Chinese daughters-in-law cutting off bits of themselves to feed ailing parents (an eye!?).

It made me think about what I might want to have done with my corpse once I'm dead. Composting sounds a pretty good option to me. What's your preference?

All in all, an interesting read about something which I'd not read much about.

I won't be buying rice krispies for a while.
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