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Bleak House Readalong Reminder HAVE YOU STARTED YET

The Bleak House readalong's first post is in ONE WEEK. ONE WEEK TO READ ELEVEN CHAPTERS. IT CAN BE DONE. 

That's less than two chapters reading a day, suckahs. You put this off til the last second and you're gonna miss some damn spiffy sentences. THIS IS DICKENS'S BEST BOOK; THAT IS WHY WE ARE READING IT. Don't treat it like some lameass sophomore year English assignment.

What I will be saying to all of your excuses

ADVICE. Would be to create a list of characters. There are a MILLION characters in this book, and if you have problems keeping people straight, make a list. Write things like "Tulkinghorn - Dedlocks' lawyer; wears breeches in 1852 -- weirdo." (he is)

Speaking of breeches, I love the pants off this book. It is awesome. But also I haven't read it all the way through since I was 18. So I'm quite excited about this readalong. QUITE.


IT'S GOING TO BE SO RAD, YOU GUYS

So write down which characters you like, what you don't get yet, who seems to be an asshole, what you think Dickens is trying to do with his silly social reform realism, and who you think has the best name so far. Guppy? Jellyby? Pardiggle? SO MANY TO CHOOSE FROM.

This is gonna be the best.

Rule Brittania

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