Then We Came To The End - Joshua Ferris - Book Group discussion thread

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Dec 2019
8:14am, 3 Dec 2019
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Serendippily
I’d forgotten it completely till I popped in to read what others thought: the title fits the end but isn’t memorable
Dec 2019
6:33pm, 6 Dec 2019
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Diogenes
I’ve less than 40 pages to go. A couple of thoughts:

1. No other book (apart from an office furniture catalogue) used the word ‘credenza’ so often.

2. Towards the end, Benny Shassburger tells several people “never mind” in response to a question. “Never Mind” is my next read.

I’ve really enjoyed this book. It works really well, and has great heart. I like the way it describes how one comes to care for ones colleagues, even the annoying ones*. I’m expecting to give it an 8.

*there always exceptions.
Dec 2019
8:34pm, 6 Dec 2019
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Diogenes
Finished. I really, really liked TWCTTE.
Dec 2019
9:15pm, 6 Dec 2019
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Diogenes
75% of people who have actually read TWCTTE have given it 8 or more on the poll. That’s a well-liked book.
Dec 2019
9:42pm, 6 Dec 2019
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McGoohan
You know what... I've just checked and I gave it a 7 and I remember it more fondly than that now. So I've upped it to an 8 as well :-)
Dec 2019
9:48pm, 6 Dec 2019
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Diogenes
I can’t do the math!
Dec 2019
9:59pm, 6 Dec 2019
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McGoohan
*Changes back to a 7 to make it easier*
Dec 2019
10:00pm, 6 Dec 2019
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McGoohan
It's 87.5%
Dec 2019
10:01pm, 6 Dec 2019
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SleighbellsDippily
Shall I drop to an 8 *worries about being separated from the herd*
Dec 2019
10:03pm, 6 Dec 2019
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McGoohan
I've changed my mind. I hated it. I've given it 1. No, make that minus 1.

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