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Begin to read "Tender is the night". Not an easy book for me, but I'll try.

@sternenschwein I remembering loving it when I was ~18, but I was a lot better at romanticizing everything no matter what back then. I'm not sure I'd want to know what it was like now.

@Holly Thanks for sharing. My reading interest has always been focusing on science and philosophy, so I think it will be good for me to read more literature to make a balance, as well as improving my English reading skill (as a non-native speaker) . I found the sentences wrote by Fitzgerald is really beautiful after I finish reading his "The Great Gatsby" :D

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