[rescue] Juvenile Literature
lionel4287 at verizon.net
Wed Apr 28 09:31:16 CDT 2004
> From: Joshua Boyd <jdboyd at jdboyd.net>
> Date: 2004/04/28 Wed PM 01:48:59 GMT
> To: The Rescue List <rescue at sunhelp.org>
> Subject: Re: [rescue] Re: rescue Digest, Vol 17, Issue 138
> On Wed, Apr 28, 2004 at 09:42:58AM -0400, Caleb Shay wrote:
> > On Wed, 2004-04-28 at 09:38, sammy ominsky wrote:
> > >
> > > > I have to go dig them out and read them again.
> > >
> > > Don't do it. You've changed, but the books haven't. Right now they're a
> > > cherished memory; if you reread them 20 years later, you'll no longer
> > > feel the same.
> > I agree. They were great when you were a kid, they pretty much suck
> > now. Honestly, most any Piers Anthony you try to read now will suck.
> So if one never read them, then just skip it?
Well, sure - they aren't required reading... They are focused/most meaningful to folks at a certain point in their life. I really liked Encyclopedia Brown books, but Iwouldn't read one now, unless I wanted to decide if my son was ready for the stories... (He's not, but he will be soon ;^)
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