Originally posted by shavixmirBet you haven't read it.
However, the bible is a close second.
Originally posted by Bosse de NageThe story of Esther is well written.
Bet you haven't read it.
It's a pity a potentially interesting thread has probably already been sabotaged by a lame attempt to be controversial. The Bible has some good bits, some dull bits, some mad bits, and some fictional bits. The Book of Job is a philosophical fiction; it's actually quite good.
Originally posted by NemesioYou beat me to it! What are the chances of that? Just shows what an appallingly bad book this was.
The Cradle by Arthur C. Clarke and Gentry Lee.
Just dreadful, and so profoundly disappointing from a guy who wrote Childhood's End and
the Space Odyssey stuff. I mean, it made Andromena Strain look like classic literature.
Originally posted by GatecrasherI think part of it was the sense of expectation. I mean, I hold the works I listed in such high esteem,
You beat me to it! What are the chances of that? Just shows what an appallingly bad book this was.