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Nice review. I have a possibly difficult question... Legolas Send a noteboard - 02/06/2010 11:18:56 PM
To what extent do you figure someone who isn't particularly familiar with Dickens and this unfinished book of his would be bothered by some of these things you bring up? Though your example about the racist liberals made sense to me, I'm familiar enough with Victorianism to see your point there.

I might read it at some point, I guess, but I think I should read a lot of other books by Simmons first - Endymion and sequel, Ilium and Olympos.
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/Other Literature: Drood by Dan Simmons - 02/06/2010 10:47:13 PM 4526 Views
I'm about 200 pages in and I've found the first thing that really annoys me: - 02/06/2010 11:15:33 PM 1222 Views
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Suspect I am getting there. - 03/06/2010 11:49:16 PM 1038 Views
There are (okay, were, I'm temporarily living in the 1890s...) MPs who are styled Lord, though. - 02/06/2010 11:22:33 PM 1135 Views
Link me, please? - 02/06/2010 11:31:01 PM 1112 Views
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Haven't got round to that yet. Been busy. Patience. *NM* - 05/06/2010 03:50:13 PM 568 Views
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Have now finished it. - 04/06/2010 04:30:48 PM 1055 Views
*spoiler* - 04/06/2010 04:32:19 PM 1122 Views
Dickens clearly left it half written on purpose.... - 06/06/2010 04:08:54 AM 1108 Views
You are not the first to suggest that - 06/06/2010 10:32:45 AM 1052 Views

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