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Old February 13 2013, 10:13 AM   #1773
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Re: So What Are you Reading?: Generations

I returned a Star Trek novel to my library having only got 1/3 of the way through, which is a first. I've struggled with a few, but forced myself through (in the case of somebecause I'd bought them, in the case of one to see if it got any more ridiculous), so this is a first.

If a novel is going to have long recaps of episodes, it needs to do something pretty damned interesting with them or it may as well be a copy and paste from Memory Alpha. It was done pretty well in Q & A, but this is one of at least two novels where it's just been horribly grating. With utterly uninteresting characters and events around them, I wound up staring at the wall of my train rather than reading it.

Oh well, I have a Terry Pratchett novel lined up next, so I'm guaranteed a more pleasurable experience.
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