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Do you believe that reading Reader's Digest Condensed stories is just as good as the original?

Asked by YARNLADY (44327points) July 9th, 2012

Why read the whole original if the condensed version is just as good?

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downtide's avatar

They’re not as good. My dad had a collection of these stories when I was a kid, and reading them is like watching the movie version, with all the interesting details edited out.

gailcalled's avatar

No. It is like reading the summary or abstract of a speech or paper.

jca's avatar

It’s like reading Cliff Notes.

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