Friday, September 16, 2011

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Title: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
Author: Washington Irving
Publisher: eBook
ISBN: n/a
Why Read?: Book Club
Challenges: Horror & Urban Fantasy, Classics, Show Me the Free, 100 Books in a Year

Thoughts: I was excited when my book club picked this because I am directing a play version right now. I have to say, I was rather disappointed. As there is no dialogue and Irving goes into such detail about everything, which is too much for a novella, the story drags and seems like nothing but exposition. The climax was lost in excess description.
Rating: 2 stars

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