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A Great White Whale (GBK#498)

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A Great White Whale (GBK#498)
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alparrott 27th Apr 2010, 5:00 PM edit delete
This is kind of a shoutout to my dad, who insisted I read "Moby Dick" when I was in high school. I didn't care much for it, it was pretty impenetrable prose, but there was a big whale in it, I think.


Effigy_Power 27th Apr 2010, 11:50 PM edit delete
Yupp, there are a lot of so-called literary juggernauts that, when you read them without that thought, aren't that good. Like Lord of the Flies... Catcher in the Rye... not bad, but not awesome.
Magravan 29th Apr 2010, 1:27 AM edit delete
I tried, didn't care for it and decided that I already got the message from the thousands of other references... So I skipped it :D

It's funny, my brother and I spontaneously referenced Lord of the Flies in a conversation the other day... I enjoyed that one... Catcher in the Rye I wasn't impressed with, really..