August Meme: Question #13

Hi clubbers!! We’re excited to be posting our August meme question for the club!

Here’s the question this month, contributed by one of our moderators, Sarah from Sarah Reads Too Much, who joined us in March 2012:

see future questions for this meme

Do you read forewords/notes that precede many classics?  Does it help you or hurt you in your enjoyment/understanding of the work?

Feel free to answer over at your blog any time in August, and leave the link to your post in the Mister Linky widget below.

(Answers can be as thorough or brief as you like, but let’s share and connect, eh?)

Remember to check out this page for details! And then check out one another’s posts! 🙂

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(linky to be added)

“Reading” – Auguste Renoir (1890-1895)


26 thoughts on “August Meme: Question #13

  1. Pingback: The Classics Club August question: Forewords/Notes | BooksPlease

  2. I seldom do as I want to get into the story right away, but that’s interesting as I also read the foreword to Animal Farm and the political background, how it was banned at the time, piqued my interest in the book.


  3. Pingback: Anyone for Forewords? | Mirror w/ Clouds

  4. Pingback: Forewords and other bits and pieces. Love them or hate them???? | Lynn's Book Blog

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