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June 16, 2006

A Thousand Days In Venice




















A Thousand Days in Venice: An Unexpected Romance* by Marlena de Blasi
Nonfiction - Memoir/Travel Essay
Quit on 6/16/06
Rating: DNF (Did Not Finish)

*A Hundred Pages of Boredom (nice cover, though)

Yep, another one bites the dust. I decided after over a hundred pages that this darling little book just wasn't doing a thing for me and rather than suffer through the weekend, trying to finish reading it, I'd rather start something more appealing like another Lucas Davenport mystery. I need SOMETHING to pull me out of this reading slump!

2 comments:

  1. I think I made it less than 10 pages into this one, but I thought it was the circumstances (while running on a treadmill), although I remember thinking it was a little strange. The cover is gorgeous, isn't it? I'll try it again, one day, if I ever happen across it; but, I don't hold high hopes for the book if you didn't finish.

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  2. Yep, the cover is gorgeous. Unfortunately, the book wasn't worthy of such beauty, imho. Let me know if you ever finish it, although I doubt I'll pick it up again. Too many books (and blogs!), too little time. ;)

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