Three rules for a good book

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<BR> The two books that I read this summer are: "California Blue" by David Klass, and <br>"Mr. Tucket" by Gary Paulsen. <br> <br> <br> "There are three rules for writing a good book. Unfortunately no one knows what <br>they are". That quote was said by W. Somerset Maugham. Every Author has their own <br>three rules. I came up with my own. The three rules that I think are the most important. <br> <br> <br> The first rule that I think every book should have is a good opening sentence, and <br>the whole structure of the beginning has to be good. In the first sentence the Author has <br>to grab the reader, so that the reader will want to keep on reading. In the first book that I <br>read "Mr. Tucket" by Gary Paulsen, the Author started out with this sentence "Francis <br>Alphonse Tucket came back to life slowly". This is a good starting sentence because it <br>makes the reader wonder what had happened before. What happened that made Francis <br>unconscious, or maybe he was dead, and was brought back to life using smoked of a Alien <br>device. At this point no one knows. You have to read on to find out, and before you notice <br>it you are half way into the book. However in the second book that I read by David Klass <br>"California Blue" the Author took a whole different approach. He started with this sentence <br>"I don't know why running through a redwood forest always made me think of death". In <br>this case the Author started in the middle of the book. This is the first time when I read a <br>book that started like that. It was kind of confusing because I didn't know what was going <br>on, until the Author started going back and telling what happened to the character that <br>made him run through the woods, and than he continued on with the book. It makes the <br>reader want to keep on reading to find out what is

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