Moopy Book Club (the return) - November 2018: 'Milkman' by Anna Burns

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  1. Mats

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    but let's not rush each other, everyone, people read at very different paces, someone like Kala who's out there VIP'ing most of his spare time will inevitably be a little longer x
     
  2. Beverley

    Beverley I Don't Wanna Change A THI-ING

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    Yeah, I like that we're all doing it at our own pace. We want to keep this one going more than two rounds, ideally. :D
     
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  3. Suedey

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    Absolutely agreed but please let's not discuss until we all finish & decide to start discussing!! :)
     
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  4. Chlammy

    Chlammy So hey, let's be friends.

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    I'm half way through. There's no way I'm finishing for Waterstones tomorrow.

    It's good though. Intense. I feel like I need to reread and reread sentences to take it all in.
     
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  5. Kalabaliken

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    I’m halfway through chapter 2 and I’m struggling. I think it’s because I always read before bed as it helps me to get to sleep but it’s not really the kind of book for that, it’s quite a difficult read with the style of writing. I’m also finding that I’m not taking in everything because it’s a bit rambling and she could have cut down things drastically. I’ll persevere though.
     
  6. Mats

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    I had 20% to go on this and my digital loan expired :argh: what a load of BEALLUCS
     
  7. Beverley

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    OMG! So now what?! :o

    (I finished on Sunday)
     
  8. Mats

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    I'm still in line for a physical copy through the library, I hope I'll get it shortly
     
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  9. Kalabaliken

    Kalabaliken Judging you in Google Translate

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    I must admit I haven’t read anymore since last time I posted in this thread. That’s not a good sign.
     
  10. jivafox

    jivafox Stay sexy don’t get murdered

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    I’ve been sick but I’m hoping to finish it by this weekend.
     
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  11. Mats

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    that’s fine, let it go. no one should force themself through a book
     
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    I'm also stuck on chapter 3 :( Finding it a bit of a slog. I usually finish books pretty quickly so agreed that it's not a good sign!
     
  13. Beverley

    Beverley I Don't Wanna Change A THI-ING

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    I found Chapter 3 was where I found my groove with it. But, as Mats says, if it doesn't speak to you, don't feel pressured to keep at it.
     
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  14. Suedey

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    Shall we schedule a date for discussion then? Maybe next week?
     

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