"Oh yeah! Of course, it’s exactly like Middlemarch!"
Yes, because God forbid if you have never read it. They will all go “Shun the non believer!”
So true, and so sad. Especially, when they make a joke and I laugh along, but I don’t know what the hell I’m laughing...
ALL THE TIME.
Shhh they haven’t caught on yet
Or the classic, “Oh, no, I haven’t read it, but I’m familiar with it.”