May 16Liked by Francesca Specter

I force myself to give up books I'm not enjoying. I want to complete them, I think it's because I feel I won't have wasted the time spent. But I'm just wasting more time if I go on! I tell myself the time's better spent on another book which I might love, which is true. My trick - find online a plot summary of the book you're not enjoying and read it. Then you loose the urge to stick with it.

It's funny how tastes differ BTW. I love the Master and Margarita (though it's a while since I last read it) Adventurous and poking fun at repressive societies. But I've found that friends and other people I get on with well often have hugely different tastes in books and films etc.

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