Dark Side of the Horse by Samson for February 23, 2011

  1. Deficon
    Coyoty Premium Member about 13 years ago

    It’s a real page-turner. Over 1400 pages to turn.

     •  Reply
  2. Large dd2
    zero  about 13 years ago

    And pronouncing the names is no picnic either…

     •  Reply
  3. A service i need
    Kvasir42 Premium Member about 13 years ago

    I just finished reading that! Having 3 different names for each character makes it difficult to follow as well.

     •  Reply
  4. Missing large
    Madhatter1903  about 13 years ago


     •  Reply
  5. Missing large
    WaitingMan  about 13 years ago

    When the Cliffs Notes version of a book is 300 pages, you know you’re in trouble.

     •  Reply
  6. Barnegat2
    annamargaret1866  about 13 years ago

    Whirled Peas!

    baslimthebegger, I remember learning in English class about repetition for effect. That’s what you’re doing. :-)

    Now, if I could just get over this AARP moment, and remember what the term was for “repetition for effect” is, I’d be doing great. Onomatopoeia is all I can think of, and I have a sneaky suspicion that’s not it, lol.

     •  Reply
  7. Barnegat2
    annamargaret1866  about 13 years ago

    And if I’d proofread before I posted ….

     •  Reply
  8. Missing large
    lisa4romMpls  about 13 years ago

    Give peas a chance!

     •  Reply
  9. Blacksilver lj icon
    hossblacksilver  about 13 years ago

    Great Scott, this is heavy.

     •  Reply
  10. Yellow pig small
    bmonk  about 13 years ago

    I prefer the biography of Leo Tolstoy by Warren Pease. (Credit to Prairie Home Companion.)

     •  Reply
  11. Wolf3
    COWBOY7  about 13 years ago

    No doubt, Horace!

     •  Reply
  12. My eye
    vldazzle  about 13 years ago

    I agree with Jeff - I left off on War and Peace because the characters were too difficult to discern. I also did not find it interesting. I’m finding it much easier and more interesting to read the works of Chaucer. I’m in the last of the Canterbury Tales and I like the less ponderous/religious ones more than these others, but all show insight in the times etc. An enjoyable read!

     •  Reply
  13. Turkey2
    MisngNOLA  about 13 years ago

    Alliteration is only the repeating of beginning sounds of words, eg, founding fathers’ families, not necessarily done for effect. “Reiteration” might be a closer synonym to repetition for effect.

     •  Reply
  14. Heli black
    rotflcopter  over 12 years ago

    the world can’t either

     •  Reply
Sign in to comment

More From Dark Side of the Horse