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Old 31st-October-2016, 03:45 PM   #2
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Default Re: What is considered a good writing style?

In fiction, story and the point of the story is most important to me. But I could read books just for their distinct writing styles even if the story was lacking.

The two books I remember at the top of my head with a bit different writing styles are Catch 22 and The World According to Garp. Both are pretty known, I guess. I found them entertaining.

I'm actually more concerned with writing styles when it comes to non-fiction. I hate tediousness or explaining too much. And I prefer getting a sense the author have a good understanding of what he tries to teach. Some non-fiction books are like reading a person trying to rewrite what he has been reading himself. Like when students regurgitate homework without understanding it.
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