^^ I don't disagree, which is why I'm not going to read it straight through. But, as a lover of archaic genre literature, I feel compelled to go back to it from time to time.
Well, that's probably the way to do it. To be fair, it was never meant to be read straight through like a modern novel. It was a magazine serial that ran as long as the public kept buying new installments. So, ideally, the way to read it would be one chapter a week for however long it takes. Like watching a soap opera or whatever.
(I remember that the old Dover edition ran to two