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From an amazon.com review of Shirley Jackson's We Have Always Lived In The Castle:

I would recommend this book to girls and boys of the ages 13 to 19, because those are usually your teenage years.

Indeed.
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maybe there was a missed thought somewhere...

viedma

2004-12-09 12:15 pm (UTC) (Link)

I do agree that it's an ideal read for teenagers, but the reasoning-- it's for teenagers because they're 13 to 19? Is a little high.

Re: maybe there was a missed thought somewhere...

mpoetess

2004-12-09 12:21 pm (UTC) (Link)

I'm a bit more concerned about when the reviewr thinks your other, not so usual, teenage years would fall, if not between 13 and 19.

Re: maybe there was a missed thought somewhere...

mireille719

2004-12-09 03:48 pm (UTC) (Link)

Judging from my recent (exam-stress-induced) behavior, right around 33, I think. *g*

it's never too late to have acne and a bad attitude

viedma

2004-12-09 05:34 pm (UTC) (Link)

Good point.

Re: it's never too late to have acne and a bad attitude

mpoetess

2004-12-09 06:20 pm (UTC) (Link)

Of course since I am 5, I have all that fun to look forward to...

stakebait

2004-12-09 12:16 pm (UTC) (Link)

Thanks for cracking me up! My co-workers think I'm crazy, but that's a small price to pay.

mpoetess

2004-12-09 12:24 pm (UTC) (Link)

I also offer Young Person's Sexual Song-With-Animal-Legs, gacked from isabeau. NOT worksafe, but it doesn't make noise. Er. You might, when you read it, though.

julia_here

2004-12-09 12:42 pm (UTC) (Link)

How far things have devolved since the shunga of the Genroku period...

Julia, the dummy and clothed woman stuff was obviously done by the same person who wrote the instructions for my last Japanese camera

swmbo

2004-12-09 12:38 pm (UTC) (Link)

Usually.

I, however, am planning on taking my teenage years from 31-36. So prepare for wild mood swings, hormones, possible acne, mad crushes, squeeing and long telephone conversations in my LJ!

I'm very excited about it!

mpoetess

2004-12-09 01:35 pm (UTC) (Link)

So noted!

chrisleeoctaves

2004-12-09 12:39 pm (UTC) (Link)

It's good to know there's still cutting edge commentary out there!
::hee::

mpoetess

2004-12-09 01:35 pm (UTC) (Link)

I <3 Amazon reviews, I do.

tx_cronopio

2004-12-09 01:31 pm (UTC) (Link)

Oh, I've figured it out. This reviewer has met some of my coworkers, who appear to be 45 but are actually in the depth of their teenage years and proclivities.

Well, it's just a theory...

mpoetess

2004-12-09 01:34 pm (UTC) (Link)

Oh, the Big Kids! I'm so glad I'm five and don't have to deal with all that!

faemovana

2004-12-09 03:28 pm (UTC) (Link)

*giggles*

thank you! I really needed a laugh right now and this provided it! *hugs you*

mpoetess

2004-12-09 04:24 pm (UTC) (Link)

Anytime!

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mpoetess

2004-12-10 05:42 am (UTC) (Link)

I think I actually did read it when i was about 13 or 14. I don't remember how much got out of it at that point, though. I think I was looking for more horror or macabre than there ended up being.