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Man, I think I'm going to drop Malazan. I don't know what it is with me and acclaimed books, but this isn't the first time I'm totally bored/annoyed by something many many people like. Dune. Strange & Norrell. C.S. Lewis.

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I read the first Malazan. I didn't pick up the second because I just didn't care what happened to those people.

Dune drove me batty with the narrative style.

I liked Strange and Norrell, never tried Lewis, but everything I've heard makes me think that's just as well.

@naga Thanks, this makes me feel way less weird! πŸ“š πŸ’“

@naga Ah, Hyperion is another example which I liked, but didn't find nearly as great as people generally seem to do.

@rixx I loved Hyperion, but that love was tainted by the sequel's crash and burn.

@naga I liked it well enough, it just didn't live up to the hype for me. Malazan reaches new depths though. I'll have read one book in all of December due to it, which is kinda ridiculous.

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