"All I know is that you can get very little from a book that is making you weep with the effort of reading it."
Goodbye, Tom Jones. Excrutiating, really. Perhaps I'm just not in the mood, but I tried it three times, which is more than I usually do for other books. Moving on to French authors who write books that can be enjoyed by children. Great contrast, I know, and by no means intentional, it's just what happens to be in my TBR pile.