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Are there any books that you hated when you first started reading them, or even throughout most of the book, and it was only until you finished it and thought about it a little that you came to like it?

For me, the book that fits that experience is "Pale Fire" by Nabokov. I absolutely hated reading it, but as soon as I finished it I realized that I actually liked it.
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