25 October 2011

Mark Twain...love his writing or hate it?

I hated reading as a child. Hated it.

In middle school we had to read Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn, as I recall.

In April 2010 I finished rereading Tom Sawyer. It took me a good while to finish as I kept putting it down and having to come back to it. I am rereading Huck Finn right now. I find it much more interesting and easier to read than Tom Sawyer. Anyone else agree? I'm not really sure why though.

I tried to read A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court in 2009 but eventually gave up on it (a rarity for me). I just couldn't become interested in it. I think, to be fair, I wasn't reading it frequently enough but it just didn't ever grab me the way I'd hoped it would.

So, do you love his writing? Do you hate it? Are there books of his you hope to read?

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