Have you started following us on Twitter? We ask questions of our followers most days, and yesterday the question of choice was:
Which book have you never been able to finish, no matter how many times you attempt it?
Amongst others, we received the following replies:
Dune by Frank Herbert
@pablod: *runs away and hides*
The Sword of Shannara by Terry Brooks
@teshiron: For some reason, I just cannot get into it, despite my love of epic fantasy.
The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
@tdelucci: Everyone tells me I’ll love it and it seems like my kind of story, only I can’t get past chapter 4!
The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien
@laughablefellow: Though I haven’t given it another go for a few years!
@marianne9: The last time I tried I didn’t even make it past the begats.
And then there is always one….
@thenashmeister: The Neverending Story. Geddit? Geddit? Sigh. I’ll get me coat…
Let us know if you agree or disagree with the above list—and do tell us those other books you feel should be on it!