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  • Great novels explained
    by Account Closed at 19:52 on 04 February 2014
    Love this. I might try to read 'To Kill a Mockingbird' again, as I - shamefully - gave up when I tried years ago.


    I might even venture into Hamlet and Lord of the Flies. 

    For those who hate swearing, there is some but an attempt has been made to bleep it out.
  • Re: Great novels explained
    by Catkin at 21:19 on 04 February 2014
    That's really funny, Sharley. Thanks for posting.

    And how can you possibly have given up on To Kill a Mockingbird? It's completely brilliant and perfect in every possible way. Oh, do have another go!

    There's also this, along the same lines as Thug Notes:


    - I first heard this when someone whom I'd only just met read it to me aloud (and very loudly) in the tearoom of the Cambridge University Library. It was 1988, well before the particular word heavily featured had worked its way quite so deeply into everyday use ...