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Wednesday May 19, 2004
06:12 AM

Solaris (the book)

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I usually don't have much spare time, so I can't read as many books as spur does.

I can barely read one or two small chapters per day, and I usually do it before sleeping...

So, when reading Solaris, and letting my mind imagine all those things happening, I tend to look at the bedroom door quite a few times during each chapter... but it's kind of nice... I guess... I mean, as long as those things *don't* happen!!!

Great book, by the way.

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  • So I have a lot of free time, huh :-) ?!

    How long does it take you to finish a very good book ? That's the measure, I think. I usually find that if the book is excellent, I finish it in 3 days even when I'm darn busy. But if the book's boring, it may take weeks even when I'm free.

    • You're talking to a guy who spent three whole months doing nothing else but {sleep, go to work, have lunch, more work, go home, eat, work at home, sleep} while(1). And on weekend... more work!! :-D

      And during all this time, I had Learning Perl Objects, References and Modules opened on chapter 5... and that *is* an excellent book :-) I simply had not time to read it!!

      But to tell the truth, I finished "The Restaurant at the End of the Universe" last week, and I'm almost finishing Solaris by now, so... maybe