Apparently, a large percentage of 4,000 Britons (32%) couldn’t finish Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.
I suppose I can understand that; it’s a large book.
But what really prompts my post is the following quote from the linked article.
The figure was 32% for the fourth instalment [sic] in the Harry Potter series, while 28% said the same for James Joyce’s Ulysses, third on the list.
More people finished Ulysses than Goblet? Did they poll only Oxford literature professors? That is a screwy statistic. Goblet might be long, but it’s not a mental struggle like Ulysses.