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Old 10-11-2002, 03:55 AM
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Condensed Books

I've read a bunch of the Condensed Books, and sometimes I liked the book enough to go looking for the original. Yes, they can shorten a book by 100 pages--or even more. They do this by cutting out descriptive parts, and sometimes by taking out entire subplots!! You'll find that the main story is the same, but if you go on to read the original book you'll see what you missed the first time. If you're pressed for time or just looking for something to read to pass the time, the condensed books are great. But if it's an author you really like to read, go for the original.