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I, Robot by Isaac Asimov 19 38.00%
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Old 11-28-2012, 02:02 PM   #31
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I don't think you will enjoy Ethan Frome. It's an awful book that's downright depressing. Not a good idea for the holidays.
Have you actually read it Jon?
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Old 11-28-2012, 02:17 PM   #32
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The paperback of Ethan Frome is ~100 pages, that makes it like 2.5X better than I, Robot.
Frome is garbage. It's a classic example of bad writing and an utterly depressing mess.
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Old 11-28-2012, 02:18 PM   #33
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Have you actually read it Jon?
Yes, I have read it and it's awful.
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Old 11-28-2012, 02:54 PM   #34
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I've read both, Ethan Frome was among the first Gutenberg books I read with the "read online" option. I Robot was one of the first BookCrossing books my husband and I read together.
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Old 11-28-2012, 05:18 PM   #35
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I've read both, Ethan Frome was among the first Gutenberg books I read with the "read online" option. I Robot was one of the first BookCrossing books my husband and I read together.
Which did you like better?
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Old 11-28-2012, 07:40 PM   #36
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Hard to say. I like them both equally. They are entirely different. I loved ethan frome because I wanted to read a downer about a man who caused his own misery (much like Jude the Obscure)
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Old 11-29-2012, 02:24 AM   #37
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Oh dear! I thought I, Robot was making a big comeback - but that was followed by a setback.

There's still enough time, but it's getting harder to see it making up the difference.
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Old 11-29-2012, 04:23 AM   #38
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If it comes to Ethan winning by a single vote, feel free to cross mine out and consider it a tie. I don't contribute to the discussions, so probably shouldn't vote, and def don't want to be a spoiler.
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Old 11-29-2012, 04:46 AM   #39
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I have prepared an epub version of Ethan Frome with some corrections, which you can find here.
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Old 11-29-2012, 08:48 AM   #40
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If it comes to Ethan winning by a single vote, feel free to cross mine out and consider it a tie. I don't contribute to the discussions, so probably shouldn't vote, and def don't want to be a spoiler.
Lurkers get to vote. I'm sure there are lurkers voting for I, Robot, too. If you have a preference and will be encouraged to read a book or follow the discussion, why not?
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I plan to follow the discussion. Other times I've voted and started to read books but stuff came up and I couldn't find the time to either finish the book or join in the discussion. Since either book will be a re-read for me, it'll be a bit easier in december.
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Did you happen to correct it by removing all of the words?
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Old 11-29-2012, 10:23 AM   #43
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I went for I, Robot. I just can't pass it up. I really like Asimov.
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Old 11-29-2012, 10:42 AM   #44
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No I didn’t.
But thanks for the appreciative words!!!

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No I didn’t.
But thanks for the appreciative words!!!
Too bad. I'd read Ethan Frome if it had no words.
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