Re: Reading last chapter first
I always start at the beginning, and then read until I reach the end. Reading the end first never occurred to me, though I have bailed out in the middle once or twice, because the book just wasn't delivering.
"If the man doesn't believe as we do, we say he is a crank and that settles it. I mean it does nowadays, because we can't burn him."
— Mark Twain, from Following the Equator