16 Tasks of the Festive Season - Square #1: Día de Muertos

 

Tasks for Día de Muertos and All Saint’s Day: create a short poem, or an epitaph for your most hated book ever.

 

 

Of all the books I have ever read, there are only four that I hated with a passion. There are lot more books that didn't work for me or that were really stupid, but there really only are very few that really still make me regret even having read them - and between those few, this one just beats Fall of Giants (Ken Follett) to the punch:

 

 

Here lies The Book Thief, 

Whose compulsion to be original

ended in death by cliche.