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So much has been written about this book that its reputation alone is enough to dissuade some readers. I think this reflects the balance of opinion about it, both why it is so revered and why some describe it as being crap.
For what it is worth, 'Hate Mail' is, for me, one of the most sublime monuments in world literature, a book unlike any other, and one that deserves a place among the very small number of classics that should be enjoyed for centuries to come.
However, I do understand those that have struggled and failed with it.
Firstly, to like this book is not 'boring'. It is perhaps my boredom that made me buy it and want to understand it to begin with,… Read more