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Posted February 8, 2013
Posted July 13, 2006
Ridiculous story line
I've bought the book for years and only until lately on a long and boring trip that I finally managed to finish it. Perhaps I am not familiar with western culture and values, but as I Chinese, I cannot image a daugther requesting her dad to take money out of his pocket to purchase her share of their house, all because the house will eventually become her property when her dad passed away, and in the meantime, she does not need to pay for the maintainence! She even dare to write to her dad (not even has the courtesy to talk to him in person) about the list of furntiure and siliverware that she would like to take away for her marriage. Schmidt may not be a faithful husband or a 100% upright person. But he does not deserve such a treatment from his daughter whom he loves and cares. How can Charlotte choose to leave Schmidt at this very moment when he lost his wife and his job, just when he needed her most.
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