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Most Boring Books of All Time

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Rated 31 points - posted 5 years ago by chainik in category Books.
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The Twilight Saga Report Abuse
280 points - added 4 years ago by guest - 8 comments
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worst book, end of story
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Complete rubbish! All it is is poorly written descriptions of how beautiful Edward is. I'm 10 and I know it's crap.
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can tell me instead the title is boring but not the book?
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definitely, not defiantly. it's difficult for me to want to read what you have to say about literature when you misspell.
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Okay the last three defiantly boring especially the second one, took me months to read it because it was so boring, but the first one wasn't that bad
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I totally love it! :)
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Why, have ya seen one?
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The beginning was a bit dull, the middle was unimaginative, and the end was so weak amoebae on Saturn could probably write better than that. Apart from that, brilliant. PS real vampires don't sparkle.
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The Scarlet Letter Report Abuse
59 points - added 3 years ago by guest - 3 comments
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We had to read this for a sophomore English class. The most I could get through was one chapter a day. After that my brain started trying to escape through my ears out of boredom.
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I didn't read it, but i thought so too.
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I thought this was a pretty good book.
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The Great Gatsby Report Abuse
I don't know why this book is so famous, its soooo boring and I totally hate half the characters! The worst character is Myrtle! I also don't like the time period it's in... I'm not sure if I'm the only one who doesn't like this. I had to read it for school.
45 points - added 2 years ago by guest - 7 comments
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I also agree, I am 6 and I've read the whole Lord of the Rings series. I believe its important to take a step back and not look at any one book in particular, no, no, but rather the series as a whole
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The great Gatsby was I thought one of the most boring books I ever read, and I read War and Peace by Tolstoy and enjoyed it. The characters, setting, and plot are all uninspiring and obvious.
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I loved Gatsby, it's probably one of my favorite books, actually, and I personally loved the movie version
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I must disagree with this book being on the list. This is probably Fitzgerald's greatest novel. I found The Great Gatsby far more easier to read than Tender is the Night (which I still enjoy by the way.)
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I agree I am 10 and I've read the whole harry potter series. You have to look at the whole book altogether.
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I was forced to read The Great Gatsby in school as well, but I wouldn't say it's the most boring book of all time. I loathe A Farewell to Arms and Catcher in the Rye far more than The Great Gatsby.
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The reason the Great Gatsby is so famous is because of its excellent use of metaphor and symbolism. Its a great story if you catch on the all the little details. Are you 14? Because you certainly write like it... You can't judge a book on how well you like the characters, thats not how it works. Why you must be as shallow and absent minded as Daisy
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Paper Chaser by Penny Hall Report Abuse
Extremely dull and boring book
44 points - added 3 years ago by guest - 4 comments
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I was really enjoying the novel... until I started reading it.
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i put a blindfold on and the book got better
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this book helped me look on the bright side of life, it turned my life around
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dear pennyhall you can stab herself.
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Ulysses by James Joyce Report Abuse
44 points - added 5 years ago by chainik - 1 comment
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I'm sure it is not a breezer. A drag for sure. But nevertheless, one of the greatest literary works.
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My Antonia- Willa Cather Report Abuse
NOTHING HAPPENED AT ALL. THERE WAS ABSOLUTELY NO CLIMAX.
26 points - added 3 years ago by guest - 2 comments
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I hope that's irony, because if it is...it is brilliant. No climax...there's a metaphorical sexual climax. LOL!
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This is a good book and tells a good story.
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Finnegan's Wake by James Joyce Report Abuse
Sure, he's a master, but the dialects just make this one snooze-inducing read.
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The Bible Report Abuse
Who cares about stuff that doesn't exist? It is extremely terrible and not worth reading.
19 points - added 3 years ago by guest - 17 comments
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They should make a movie or TV show about some parts it would be really cool and people don't believe would probably watch to just because it would be awesome.
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The Bible isn't the biggest book the record is held by some other one that is like a half meter long or something you will have to look on Guinness world records website it'll be there.
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You have caused a religious outbreak. Take cover
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The Bible is the most entertaining book I ever read.
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The Bible Is God's word in action!!!! I'm ten and i have read sixteen books!!! They are the following: Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy, Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum,Matthew, Mark,Acts, Titus, and Revelation. Read John 3:16, "For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. The Bible is like Iron Man, but it is real!!!!!!
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Proves that the King James Version had good editors
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first of all you need to shut up if it wasnt for god you wouldnt even be here... you churlish hlaf faced botch... :(
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The Bible is the most amazing book ever written... To be written by 40 different authors and never contradict itself obviously prooves something! the Bible is not boring at all! I think you need to actually read it and think about what it says before you say its "boring"
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Prepare for the raging Christians... Christians are so sensitive about the Bible these days
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I guess that's why it has been printed into more languages than any other book ever written and it is a perrenial best-seller. People must love "boring" books.
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why would you say that your saying that you hate harry potter and lord of the rings just because it doesn't exist doesn't make it boring its a pretty good book good advice from the comment below.
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its really not boring have you ever really red it?..... its a really good read in my opinion. try to think of it as just a story at first and then if you want to think about it in a religious view.
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Wow.
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Agreed, honey.
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the Bible is the biggest book ever, in every positive respect
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whatever it does exist for some and its definitely not a boring book
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Whatever
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War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy Report Abuse
19 points - added 5 years ago by chainik - 3 comments
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Ok it is long and detailed, but not at all boring. If one takes a little pain by going slow and steady, its very readable and interesting. I would certainly rate it one of the best works of literature.
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This is a terrific ironic story. But I'd never had understood it through the how hard it was to read. Got the audiobook and spent two weeks commuting to it. Glad I did. Great history.
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This is perhaps the most philosophically challenging work in the 19th century.
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Moby Dick by Herman Melville Report Abuse
If you've tried to get through this classic seafaring tale, you understand why it deserves a high ranking.
19 points - added 5 years ago by chainik - 3 comments
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john bonham
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Melville would never get his work published today. While several chapters would read great as short stories. OMG the description of his first night with Queequeg is hilarious. But a chapter on the color white? Excellent read for a collection of independent weird thoughts.
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I read for pleasure not for teachers and when I get to where I'm not enjoying a book I put it down. Moby Dick is mighty hard to follow. I struggled through about 1/2 and decided not to torture myself any more. I did the same with Billy Budd. Call me Harry.
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Harry Potter Report Abuse
18 points - added 1 year ago by guest - 7 comments
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I could not even get through the first book, and usually I'm able to finish books.
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Are you kidding?!??! The Harry Potter books are pure gold. GOLD!
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This book is epic! It doesn't belong on this list!
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I dont get what in the world makes harry potter so great.
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You're insane. Harry Potter was one of the best series I have ever encountered. I grew up on these books.
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Are you kidding us? Have you ever read The Betrothed, I Malavoglia or Zeno's Conscience? In Italy we know what is boring and what not,. You are kidding us!
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You gotta be kidding
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Middlemarch by George Eliot Report Abuse
12 points - added 5 years ago by guest - 2 comments
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The reason i find this site is, in short, Middlemarch. 10 min.ago i was bored to death reading it and wrote "why is middle march so boring" in google and i'm here. But the most boring book i have ever read was H.James' Portrait of a Lady. Not Middlemarch type of boring but REALLY REALLY very boring it steal away 15 days of hard reading from my life. Shame.
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brilliant book as is all of George Eliot
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A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway Report Abuse
I can honestly say this is the most-boring book I have ever attempted to read. I found this book so boring that I stopped reading it about 60 to 75 percent through. I looked up and read a summary of the remainder of the book, and I was completely satisfied with my decision to stop reading because even the ending was horrible.
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The Black arrow Report Abuse
Was required to read at least the first 50 pages for school! It was absolutely pointless!
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Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood. Report Abuse
Why is the author explaining each and every single thing going on in the book? She opened the door and closed it behind. She walked three feet forward and then turned and walked a few more steps. It's that boring. I can't understand how people like it. May be there is something I'm missing.
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Walden by Henry David Thoreau Report Abuse
YOU ARE NOT LIVING INDEPENDENTLY AND YOU ARE NOT SEPARATING YOURSELF FROM SOCIETY!
11 points - added 4 years ago by guest - 1 comment
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Why do people like this? If you are mooching off someone else you are not living independently. He was such a mooch. Sounds like a spoiled teenager.
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In Remembrance of Lost Time by Marcel Proust Report Abuse
11 points - added 5 years ago by chainik - 2 comments
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First of all, it's either "Remembrance Of Things Past" or "In Search Of Lost Time", not "In Remembrance Of Things Past". And this one has two achievements of being the greatest and the most boring novel ever written.
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Magnificently, and intentionally boring, I think. I read most of "Within a Budding Grove" for the first time on an erupting volcano (Montserrat). I recommend this procedure.
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Atlas Shrugged Report Abuse
Preachy allegory-simply could not finish this repetitive nonsense. Would rather have a fingernail yanked out.
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The Yearling!!!!!! Report Abuse
because its stupid
10 points - added 4 years ago by guest - 2 comments
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You probably had problems with "Dick and Jane" in first grade as well.
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I hated this book. I had to read it back in the sixth grade over the summer, cried multiple times, couldn't understand half of it, and ended up going to therapy.
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Look Homeward, Angel by Thomas Wolfe Report Abuse
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Catcher in the Rye Report Abuse
9 points - added 3 years ago by guest - 9 comments
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The Catcher in the Rye is one of the best books of all time. At first, it seems extremely boring. But coming from the prospective a rebellious youth, the book makes all of the sense. 10/10. Best book ever.
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my favorite book of all time.
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it was boring the first time i had to read it for class but then i got in school suspension and it was the only thing in the cube i was stuck in so i read it. about mid way through though everything clicked and it started getting interesting and now i love it.
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I nominated A Farewell to Arms for this list, but Catcher in the Rye would probably be my 2nd-place book. To me, the book was just a load of nonsense that seemed like a series of completely detached, irrelevant events. It felt like the book had no real point.
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I don't know what there is to like about this story.
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I don't understand why some people think Catcher in the Rye is boring. I absolutely loved it.
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Shouldn't be on this list.
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this was a BRILLIANT book. It shouldn't even be in the top 200. let alone top 30 like it is right now...
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This is not boring man!!! Very different...From a youth's perspective..this is good work...
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Silas Marner By George Eliot Report Abuse
9 points - added 4 years ago by guest - 2 comments
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maybe for too adult an audience to read at school
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Another high school assignment--teacher's fault--should have let us read something better.
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Babbit by Sinclair Lewis Report Abuse
9 points - added 5 years ago by chainik - 2 comments
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boring!!
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Agreed. Completely awful. Repetitive, and overlong as most Sinclair Lewis books.
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The Beautiful and Damned Report Abuse
I barely got through This Side of Paradise and by the time i got to the Beautiful and the Damned, i gave up halfway through. I threw the book at the wall, screamed, started to cry and havent touched it since. Gatsby was Fitzgerald's only masterpiece. BatD was more a book to pad Fitzgerald's ego, and was executed poorly. Plot, none of it.
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Bud, Not Buddy Report Abuse
It's worse then going to hell!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
8 points - added 1 year ago by guest - 2 comments
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Are you kidding? Its my favorite book, I read it over and over. It's engaging, and the characters are funny. Totally worth trying again
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I agree!!!!!!
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Into thin air Report Abuse
the hard words, and all the irrelevant biographies, this is truly the worst!
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Bhagvad Gita Report Abuse
Extremely Boring It completely goes over your head. Its basically from the Vedas and its supposed to have a story but its not getting anywhere.
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The House of Seven Gables Report Abuse
By audiobook, seriously, one hour discussing what a dead man sitting in a chair looks like. Poor, poor, Clifford, Poor, old Hexabah.
8 points - added 2 years ago by chembaby - 1 comment
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Keep it on my mp3 player for when I really can't sleep. Knocks me out in seconds
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HIVE series Report Abuse
Its so boring. It doesnt move at all what so ever, and its just a really strecthed out story.
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That book sucks! I put it down after the first 5 pages.
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Great Expectations, by Charles Dickens Report Abuse
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This is my favorite book!!! The people who dislike this material have no concept of art and beauty in their pathetic life. You have to read it to live!
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I had to read this book in 7th grade and never in my life have I read a book as boring as this one. The movie however is pretty good
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This is the best book of all time! You gotta read it again. Right, most people can't figure it out what it means. NO BOOK BY CHALES DICKINS IS BORING! Get it out of the list! Everyone must read this book!
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It was very long, but I eventually ended up enjoying it. I would probably read it again, as I haven't seen it in quite a few years.
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Most boring book i have read
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Had toread this in high school so it's not fair to call it too boring. Gotta blame the teacher some.
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Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe Report Abuse
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Yes, I am reading this in TAG right now, and I believe that it should be at the top of the list. It is very drawn out, uses too much description, and overall has no action. Somehow, this book made being enslaved by another ship sound like a poem... It is not bad, but most definitely not good by any means.
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This is a great book! this guy gets wrecked on an island, and finds a way to survive and finally get back to his family!!
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Pericles by William Shakespeare Report Abuse
4 points - added 5 years ago by chainik - 2 comments
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It's Shakespeare!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Even his name is EPIC!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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this is actually my favorite shakespeare play, I kid you not. its absurdist humor. thats what makes it so funny.
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The Da Vinci Code Report Abuse
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21 Ballons Report Abuse
Couldn't read first 5 pages
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The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer Report Abuse
I like it but it just makes you fall asleep sometimes
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Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton Report Abuse
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Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls Report Abuse
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had to read this in the six grade and still hate it.
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I LOVE this book! Its so great! Sure some parts were a bit slow, but it was a very sweet book overall.
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Fahrenheit 451 Report Abuse
I DO NOT LIKE THIS BOOK AT ALL!!! For a book based in the future, its really boring! I had to read it back in 7th grade and after i read it, i didn't even remember half of it! Why is this book so famous? i am i the only one who hates this book??
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You are definitely not alone. I read this in 8th grade and I hated it so much, It is really boring.
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It's a very easy read! And it's deep and like society today. Obviously you'd rather sit around and have conversations with your television walls like Montag's wife
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That book was amazing! Its one of my all time favorites!
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Don Quijote - Cervantes Report Abuse
Extremely long. Extremely dull.
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No Way. Great story. Too long. Get the audiobook.
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Wuthering Heights by Emile Bronte Report Abuse
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I'm reading this and I love it, its not boring at all!
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awww, this is one of my favorites.
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common, its a classic ! one of the best books !
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On the Road by Jack Kerouac Report Abuse
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A book about a group of people who strenuously insist on how passionate and life-affirming they are, with dozens of self-consciously staged parties, in which the characters heroically swig from bottles, smoke joints, have sex and become narcissistic, flatulent and boring.
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The Odyssey by Homer Report Abuse
Ok, so a lot of classic stories come out of this epic. But those classic stories--maybe a sentence each, at least. Most of the book is not worth the backache you'll get lugging it around.
2 points - added 5 years ago by chainik - 7 comments
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It's a good book, it just suffers from being taught very poorly in 8th and 9th grade English.
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This is a fantastic read, an excellent book. But make sure you get the translation by Fagles. It will make a huge difference. The first few pages probably won't do much for you, but after you get into the book just a little bit, you won't be able to put it down. The Illiad is a tough read and can be boring at times - but not the Odyssey.
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we read this this year
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it good
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No. This book was great. I enjoyed it a lot and have reread it.
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If you can't do the prose, get the audiobook. Best adventure stories of all time.
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are you kidding me?! Odysseus is such a badass. i guess this is opinion. but i think that the odyssey is sweeeet. if you can get through the prose i guess.
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Bleak House by Charles Dickens Report Abuse
Yeah, there's some spontaneous combustion and a whole lot of mud, but all in all, Bleak House is just that...bleak.
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A thousand pages, and one interesting scene, and one memorable character in the whole damn thing.
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Heart of Darkness Report Abuse
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I hated this book and the movie, too. It was as hard to sit through Apocolypse Now as it was to read the book. Because it was so short I tortured myself and finished the book.
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It's such a short book, less than 100 pages, but it feels so long. I can kinda appreciate it's message now, but I definitely wouldn't recommend it.
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Good book. Had a lot of trouble with Nostromo, though. Deeply dull.
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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Report Abuse
Basiccaly this book is just describing different species of fish, and not a whole lot of action.
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I'm reading this at the minute. I do agree that it is a LOT of naming fish species, but I'm compelled by the escape attempt and if it comes off, or if Arronax breaks off from Conseil and Ned and stays on board (I think he might. He seems reluctant to go)
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It's EPIC!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Somehow, I get the feeling that if it's not in comic-book form; you will find it boring.
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This is not a boring book.
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A book doesn't need action to be interesting. I found this book absolutely fascinating in middle school, and it wasn't the abridged version either.
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I partly disagree. True, there are a few boring chapters where hes just listing marine life, but there are some very exciting parts, too.
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Les Miserables by Victor Hugo Report Abuse
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The most boring book I ever read, and Victor's philosophical and sociological musings are so juvenile. He knows nothing about the world.
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Les Miserables my 17 year old sister always wanted to watch it! It was so sad and it's such a good story also a good movie.
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I read this book in the seventh grade for fun because it was the only book in the whole library that didn't have a decorated cover. I ended up really enjoying it.
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Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen Report Abuse
1 point - added 5 years ago by chainik - 6 comments
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Try the 2005 movie. I personally love it and im 13 but everyone has their preferences. Try watching it with a friend who can explain it to you as you go!
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Watching paint dry is more exciting than this drivel. Most boring work ever written in the English language. SHEER DRIVEL
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The 19th century language is hard to get through for 21st century people, but once you get used to it, it's really great. Full of wit and rhetoric finesse. I adore that book!
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How on earth is this a boring book? It is one of the most addictive fictional classics I have ever read!
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Boring? Pride and Prejudice? Why is this book in this list? This is a very very entertaining book. Very funny. Very insightful. What a Story.
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This is not a boring book in my least, in my opinion. I highly enjoyed it.
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Room Report Abuse
99% of the book is in The same room about a woman and her son doing the same EVERY SINGLE DAY.
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magiac animal seris Report Abuse
it is highly boring
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Wheel of Time series by Robert Jordan Report Abuse
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Gave up at book three. 200 pages of story per book, stretched to about 500 pages each. The ominous, building plotlines only result in generic fantasy boss fights. Not worth the time and effort.
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BEST BOOKEVER
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my absolute fave series. INCREDIBLE STORY ARCS! that being said they do get a bit draggy -- robert jordan was very ill while writing a number of them. sadly, he passed away before the series was finished. his wife and Brandon Sanderson used his notes to write the last 3 books of the series. i've read the last 2 of them, and they're incredibly good, with a lot of loose ends tied up.
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Finishing book 6 and am having really mixed feelings. The books are really dragging, and I have stopped enjoying them. Don't want to give up half way through though.
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you gotta be kidding me? this is one of the best books ive ever read Dune series? now thats boring
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NONONONONO!!! This is not boring, any more than any other epic fantasies are boring. Yes, its a very broad canvas populated with a huge number of characters but "boring"? NO!
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if this wasn't already number one, it would need to move on up there!
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The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck Report Abuse
-4 points - added 5 years ago by chainik - 3 comments
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A truly great read, can't understand why anyone would find this boring!
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That meant by Robert DeMott
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I am having to read this now for next years honors 9th grade lit. I have got through the introduction my Robert DeMott and considered scraping my eyes our. I am currently on page 4 after a week of reading this book. 4 down, like 450 more pages to go of absolute boringness....
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Lord of the Rings Report Abuse
FREAKING TERRIBLE... BUNCH OF WALKING....
-5 points - added 3 years ago by Wrecquiem - 12 comments
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This is a great book and should be on the list of greatest books ever!
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I found Fellowship of the Rings and easy read and it was entertaining and loved it but the other 2 books was just boring, long and confusing. I eventually finished it just so i can say i HAD read them but never again i say never again!
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Yes, some parts can be boring, but the LOTR is pretty cool
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Who made this list!?!?!
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I absolutely hated this series
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I thought enjoyed the Hobbit more, but these books were still awesome...no way where they boring...the Silmarillion maybe
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the movies were great! but only because they reminded me a little bit of the book...
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I honestly couldn't finish these books. They were so incredibly boring... Actually, I also thought the movies were boring, so maybe I'm just missing something here. To me it just felt like there was a good story hidden somewhere in there but that it was down somewhere beneath pointless description of plants and animal life. I understand the need to establish a believable setting and all, but goddamn, that just KILLED the books to me. Somehow this series ranks below "The Bluest Eye", "Heart of Darkness", "Great Expectations" and other such reads. I understand and appreciate its impact upon our fantasy writing and society in general. I obviously just don't 'get' it.
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WHAT?????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? It's amazing!!!!! One of the best books I ever read!
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really?!
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Now this is the biggest joke. Not a good joke. Lord of the Rings boring? Absolutely no. I'm glad Harry Potter isn't in the list. Harry Potter is the most interesting and engaging series I've ever read (only the first four books).
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Well, you've obviously not read the books.
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The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan Report Abuse
Classic insomnia material. Sure, it's influential literature, but how many can say they've actually breezed through it?
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The book is not boring. it just takes awhile to read as the writing structure is that of an older age.
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i can tell your not very bright if you think this book is boring.
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