Cutting Every Fourth Paragraph

January 30th, 2006 · No Comments
by Booksquare

There is nothing new in the announcement from Harlequin Mill & Boon regarding their increased commitment to providing audiobooks to consumers, except, well, this:

Starting in March 2006 HARLEQUIN MILLS & BOON will publish four titles every second month in abridged CD format, featuring stories from its bestselling Modernâ„¢ Romance and Historical Romance series.

Abridged? They’re seriously going to abridge these things? Given the length of the novels, doesn’t it seem like it would be more work to make them shorter than to read them in their entirety? We will never understand the minds of publishers.

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