A literary website called The Millions has compiled a list of the ten most difficult-to-read English language books of all time. Here it is:
Not so good a score. How did you do?
Dear Wayson was just here. “Love your mother utterly,” he said, “even when you want to push her down the stairs. Love her utterly – and THEN push her down the stairs.”
I have read all of Wayson’s books. But then, they’re not hard, they’re a pleasure to read. I get 100% on the Choy test.
Another article explores the value of children’s books to adults. The writer looks at one of the easiest to read, and also best, books ever written, “The House at Pooh Corner,” and analyses the lines that express my philosophy of life.
“When you wake up in the morning, Pooh,” Piglet asks him as their adventures near an end, “what’s the first thing you say to yourself?”
“What’s for breakfast?” Pooh answers. “What do you say, Piglet?”
“I say, I wonder what’s going to happen exciting today?” responds Piglet.
Pooh thinks it over. “It’s the same thing,” he says.