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Old 14 January 2018, 03:35 PM
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I have read a few classics, including chapters that only describe a room.

I know that they did it because the medium for their audience at the time was the newspaper, and people would read the epic on weekly schedules.

But, that does not help the modern reader. I am interested in knowing if there is a website like the one Mouse describes.

As for Star Trek... they like all the classics. I am an unashamed fan of the Bard, and I love all his references in the show. I'm even not ashamed to admit that there are Bard references that I miss. But Dickens, Shakespeare, Hugo, Dumas and probably Russian authors are part of the very fabric of Star Trek.

Keeps the Star Trek fandom grounded in literature.

And for the record, perhaps my favourite novel of all time is The Three Musketeers, which I've read in English and French. It is there where I found the chapter solely dedicated to describing Athos room at his lodgings.
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