Booking Through Thursday : Mystery Or Love Story?

This week’s Booking Through Thursday asks:

“All things being equal, which would you prefer–a mystery? Or a love story?”

Oh this is a no-brainer ! Mystery will always trump love story for me. I find most love stories unpalatable. There are, of course, a few exceptions. Jane Austen’s novels and Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights come to mind. But that’s about it. Even in mysteries if the love quotient is a bit high I begin to dislike it. Case in point, Georgette Heyer’s They Found Him Dead or John Dickson Carr’s The Emperor’s Snuff-Box. In that case even my favourite Agatha Christie cannot save the day! In short, I don’t like love stories. It is definitely mysteries for me.

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16 comments

    1. That’s it! You’re banned from my blog. 😉 LOL! Just kidding!

      Yeah in the world of reading we all have our own tastes. That’s why we are blessed with so many wonderful contrasting genres. 🙂

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