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31 July 2007 @ 06:00 pm
Shakespeare still cool!  


Part of me really, really, REALLY wants to buy this thirty-eight volume sets of Shakespeare plays. It looks cool, it seems pretty durable, and the price is right. ($2.37 a book? That's cheaper than buying new paperbacks, and easier than hunting down all the fifty-cent books at garage and library sales.) I've never really liked the single-edition Shakespeare compilations; they always seemed like they would be a real hassle to read.
BUT.
Storage space. Where the heck can I put thirty-eight more books? One of Amazon's customers pointed out "You will need a minimum of 26 ½ inches of linear shelf space for them all" and I just can't think of anyplace I have a spare two feet of shelving lying around.

Le sigh.
 
 
 
brokenliich on August 1st, 2007 02:36 am (UTC)
then get this....
Suzi: piranha - pearly whites.k00kaburra on August 1st, 2007 05:16 pm (UTC)
Only problem with that is I know I'll never touch it. I have no ability at all to read the hefty books that have all the plays in a single volume; it's too overwhelming. Stupid psychological issue.
当て字: XDateji on August 1st, 2007 05:17 am (UTC)
I'd rather see them performed, myself. Or else do an in-depth linguistic study on the English used then. *sigh*
oilofjoyoilofjoy on August 2nd, 2007 03:26 pm (UTC)
Oooh I am so tempted to buy them!!
Suzi: now - cuddlypoo.k00kaburra on August 2nd, 2007 04:18 pm (UTC)
Don't they look cool? Practicality is against them tho.