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Anonymous asked in Arts & HumanitiesBooks & Authors · 4 weeks ago

What book would be torture for you to have to read?

For me it would be lord of the rings

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  • 3 weeks ago

    I've read a lot of books an haven't suffered any torture. A few books I didn't quiet understand, but it wasn't painful.

  • 3 weeks ago

    I couldn't get through Hemingway's A Moveable Feast.

  • 3 weeks ago

    I haven't considered any book to be painful to read(once that I have read), only if it requires a lot of deciphering.

    But not all books come with explicit meaning, but instead, are implicit. 

    Reading a book should do with how relevant it is to you, personally. 

    If not the case, then it would seem like an excruciating read.

  • 3 weeks ago

    In fact, I don't even know myself.

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  • sdc_99
    Lv 5
    4 weeks ago

    I can only really answer that for books I have already read.  So I would say, "A Separate Peace" by John Knowles.  I've read it and can say with authority that I hated it.

    I have learned, though, that I can't safely assume a book will be terrible.  I dreaded having to read Melville's "Billy Budd" because of the bad press that his writing is long winded and boring.  Billy Budd was actually pretty good.

  • 4 weeks ago

    I tried to read Das Capital but it was torture. Only got past 4 pages.

  • 4 weeks ago

    Lord of the Rings is SO good. I'd have a hard time with the Twilight series. I'm just not interested in vampires, werewolves and all those weird creatures.

  • I read the trilogy every year

    Probably anything by Obama or Hillary

  • 4 weeks ago

    only my books are interesting to me

    • sdc_99
      Lv 5
      4 weeks agoReport

      So you have nothing to learn from anyone else?  That's kind of a bummer.

  • .
    Lv 7
    4 weeks ago

    Any book more than 150 pages or so

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