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View Poll Results: February 2011 Mobile Read Book Club Vote
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte 7 7.87%
Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë 8 8.99%
Sons and Lovers by D.H. Lawrence 6 6.74%
Lady Chatterly's Lover by D.H. Lawrence 4 4.49%
Outlander by Diana Gabaldon 4 4.49%
The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro 9 10.11%
A Civil Campaign by Lois McMaster Bujold 8 8.99%
A Room With A View by E. M. Forster 21 23.60%
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen 15 16.85%
The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway 7 7.87%
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Old 01-23-2011, 10:52 PM   #16
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IMO some of the nominated titles don't qualify as romance, but no one asked me.
I was actually thinking of nominating Gone with the Wind but was put off by the length of the book. So I thought D H Lawrence might be OK.

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Old 01-23-2011, 11:06 PM   #17
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I was actually thinking of nominating Gone with the Wind but was put off by the length of the book. So I thought D H Lawrence might be OK.

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I think the DHL titles qualify because they're primarily about romantic relationships. The Hemingway, not so much.


I absolutely loathe Jane Eyre and Wuthering Heights, but I won't try to sway anyone's votes.
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Old 01-23-2011, 11:19 PM   #18
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Old 01-23-2011, 11:39 PM   #19
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Considering how poorly the book I voted for is doing in the poll, I should have nominated I, the Jury!
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I was actually thinking of nominating Gone with the Wind but was put off by the length of the book. So I thought D H Lawrence might be OK.

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"Gone with the Wind" was already nominated and was the winner in February 2010.
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"Gone with the Wind" was already nominated and was the winner in February 2010.
Wow - people got through that?

I do have it in Calibre in case I feel like giving it a go one day.

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Wow - people got through that?

I do have it in Calibre in case I feel like giving it a go one day.

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I read it in high school. It was actually kind of shocking how much more depth of character you found in Scarlett and Rhett than in the beloved movie version. Both great in thier own way I suppose.
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Do it! I read it last month and consider it one of the best books I've ever read.
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One of the worst books you've ever read, I'll take your word for it. One of the worst books ever written? There are a whole lot of bad books out there.
It is one of the worst books ever written that has the audacity to be called a classic.
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Finally voted. Yay for me.

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I'm wondering how anyone can vote for the author of one of the worst books ever written. E. M. Forster wrote A Passage to India. It was and is one of the worst books I've ever read. So reading another book by Forster would be akin to having cut one ear off and then going to cut the other off.
Oddly enough, I quite enjoyed it. The film adaptation happens to be among my top 10 favorite films, mainly for the acting and the atmosphere, which it captured almost perfectly.

Since here is another chance to read/share Forester with others, I voted for Room With a View.
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It seems to me that there's a much larger spread in the votes this month.

Alas, my nomination is running 4th at the moment.
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I'm wondering how anyone can vote for the author of one of the worst books ever written. E. M. Forster wrote A Passage to India. It was and is one of the worst books I've ever read. So reading another book by Forster would be akin to having cut one ear off and then going to cut the other off.
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