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Hi, Joanne & all:

Isn't that funny?  I found the whole Pullman trilogy enormously  
compelling and ran out to read all his other books when I'd finished  
_Amber spyglass._  I think this discussion just goes to prove how  
important it is to stock all those books we just don't 'get.'  Someone  
likes them, even if we don't.  (And our favorites may be quite dull to  

Take care,
Robin Shtulman
Greenfield Middle School
Greenfield, MA
413-772-1360 ext. 221

Quoting JProctor <joproctor@COX.NET>:

> I agree with Carol.  I've had the book on my shelf at home to read for
> years because I'd heard it was good but fantasy just isn't my genre
> (love Harry Potter though).  I had a call from a high school librarian
> about the book a couple of weeks ago and then two nights ago I decided
> to give it a try.  So far I've only been able to get through about 20
> pages, a few pages at a time, because I just can't get into it.  I'm
> ready to give it up because life is too short to waste it reading books
> you don't like when I have hundreds around the house I really want to
> read.
> Joanne Proctor, retired LMS
> Topeka, KS


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