to get a general overview from an outside source of plot and themes about a book that you want to read in order to increase your cultural literacy. And then subsequently going around pretending like you've read it when, in fact, you probably stopped mid-way through chapter 2.
"Is that Dante's Infernoyou're reading? While very good, it's an extremely difficult read... you should just Fountainhead it."
by Jeff Custer October 13, 2007