Reading, Like It Or Not
This, campbellsworld visitors is the book that puts me to sleep, and is, the source of upset in my world.
It is the book chosen for our fall classic reading on a book review list I belong to.
This book, for whatever reason, puts me to sleep. I don’t know if it is the book subject matter, the narrator, who, is quite good, or just me.
But, so far I’ve had no luck getting into the thing.
Now, I said as much in a message to the review list I speak of, in this, and another post, and I’ve seen similar messages from others. Concerning books that for various reasons, most of which they could not decide what they were or why they felt them, put them to sleep, and no one said a word, but me, I say such, I as usual get a reprimand.
So tired of it, but Damned if I’m not going to make myself read this book, and review it!!!!
Just to spite them all!
My stomach’s churning, my eyes from crying are burning, but the book is on my wish list, now ready to be downloaded onto the BARD App and read.
It’s late tonight, so won’t start it now. Don’t want to fall asleep again.
I’ll read this book with coffee to hand, and even if I have to get up and walk around to stay awake.
Eat a tin of cookies, what the hell ever.
I will read it. I will review it, intelegently and purposefully, and I will contribute to their discussion, and I’ll do it even if I’m ugly, and it won’t matter but I’m going to do it just the same!
Nineteen eighty-four: a novel DB 34268
Orwell, George. Reading time 11 hours, 16 minutes.
Read by Alexander Scourby. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress.
Description: A satirical, frightening novel about a future time under a totalitarian regime, where the people believe ignorance is strength and war is peace. For high school and older readers.
• Originally issued by NLS on cassette in 1991. Reformat of TB 387.
• Digital talking book. 2 levels and 30 navigation points. Analog to digital conversion.
• Recorded from:, New York : Harcourt, Brace,  • Full audio with structure. System requirements: NLS authorized ANSI/NISO Z39.86-2002 digital talking book (dtb) player compatible with NLS flash cartridges. Web version requires computer with Internet access, BARD password and NLS authorized digital talking book player. Contact your cooperating library or the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, for more information.
• Dystopian fiction; Totalitarianism; Talking books; Downloadable books
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