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Ghost Reader

Easier than audiobooks
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This may lead to the downfall of society and literacy, but you get paid! The service you provide is simple, read a book, completely, for the customer and then report the contents in their chosen fashion. The service is anchored on a website that connects the patrons to the service providers and exchanges money between them. Customers post what book they want read, and include what they want in return. A written book report, or a simple phone call detailing the contents to said book. Members of the site can then pick what books they want to read, then provide the service to the customer.
evilpenguin, Dec 13 2014

something similiar http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Advance_copy
Advanced Reader Copies uncorrected proofs [popbottle, Dec 15 2014]

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       "The butler did it."
8th of 7, Dec 13 2014
  

       This service would have helped me in my final school exam in English - I just couldn't read more than three pages into 'Mrs. Dalloway' without falling fast asleep. I skipped the exam, got a bad (the worst) grade for it and never looked at Virginia Woolf again. So: [+]
Toto Anders, Dec 13 2014
  

       You managed three whole pages ? Respect …
8th of 7, Dec 13 2014
  

       surely the first three pages just covers the copyright statement, some blurb about the author and "this book printed in..."
not_morrison_rm, Dec 13 2014
  

       A ghost browser could make a mint.
4and20, Dec 13 2014
  

       // surely the first three pages just covers the copyright statement, some blurb about the author and "this book printed in..." // Now that you mention it: I did wonder who this peculiar ISBN character was with his surname all numbers and hyphens. It just did not fit in the plot.
Toto Anders, Dec 13 2014
  

       The blurb about the author is more soporific than the copyright statement.   

       There's a recent IOT on Mrs Dalloway that provides this kind of service.
pocmloc, Dec 13 2014
  

       // copyright statement //   

       … which is superfluous, since no sane person would want to copy it.
8th of 7, Dec 13 2014
  

       Whose afraid of Virginia Woolf? Virginia Woolf ? Virginia Woolf ?   

       Whose afraid of Virginia Woolf? Tra la la la la.   

       (As read by the three little pigs.)
popbottle, Dec 15 2014
  
      
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