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I once started to read Moby Dick, but couldnt get past the first page... I was like falling asleep! I also dont like Jane Austen (same comment as before)... I have more, but I dont remember now....

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The Bell Jar was probably an incredible book but the potential for a child being hurt was enough reason to put it down. Just a phobia.


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I once started to read Moby Dick, but couldnt get past the first page... I was like falling asleep!


you should be happy you put it down fast... i made the mistake of reading moby dick in fourth grade. good god. i read it all, but when i finished i wanted to burn it... herman melville is sooo verbose =-P

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lol ya I tried Moby Dick in 5th grade I think..read like 2 pages! :P

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Worst book ever? Easy... "kitty wants a box" by Carol Moore. It's painfully tedious I tells ya, a cat....wants a box...and bless the poor thing, it can't bloody find one the right shape...picky git

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Dickens' stuff was already mentioned, but David Copperfield made me want to kill small, furry animals.


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Oh! And Little Women too! Absolutely LOATHED that book.

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vanilla wrote:
Dickens' stuff was already mentioned, but David Copperfield made me want to kill small, furry animals.


that book is really boring.


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Call of the Wild all the way. Forced to read it in 5th grade, will be scarred forever.


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It all depends how you view it. At first, I thought that "The Pest" by Albert Camus was the most boring book, I had ever read but then one of my professors gave me some pointers and questions to think about and now I think it is actually quite interesting. Most books in my opion can become interesting if viewed in the right context.

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I rather enjoyed David copperfield, read it some 12 years back or so...

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Since posting the comment on David Copperfield, I have attempted to read Oliver Twist and couldn't get through it.
So I guess with me it's just a strong dislike for Dickens rather than Copperfield specifically. :D

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cherrypi wrote:
OK, this MIGHT be fun(ny)!

NOTE: Just cause YOU think it's the Worst/Boring doesn't mean it's a bad book!

I'll start:
THE OLD MAN AND THE SEA by Ernie Hemingway

Couldn't WAIT for the old guy to get back on land!!!
Pass the dramamine! :cry:

p.s. read the whole thing in H.S. back when I used to finish books--like it or not!!!

The title of boring goes to Harry Potter.
The death of his parents seem so cliche
I'd take a thriller anyday,
Over a growing wizard boy and his friends
and a book that seems to never end.

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Vanilla, you took the words out of my mouth - "David Copperfield"

A book about the life of the most boring fictional man ever to be committed to paper. I actually forced myself to read the entire book because it is considered "classic literature" and I was convinced that at some point, SOMETHING was bound to happen.

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I'll tell ya what I hated was All Quiet On The Western Front. It was UNBEARABLE reading it. 8O :?

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