Monthly Archives: August 2012

A Gift of Thought – Sarah Wynde

So I gave up on Braided Path for the moment. Partially because MEH but partially because the book is rather hefty to be carrying about with me to read. Instead, more free eBooks from Amazon. And they continue to be … Continue reading

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The Skein of Lament – Chris Wooding

Alas, I haven’t much to say about this that’s different from The Weavers of Saramyr. The characters remain much unchanged, the plot progresses as ever and the background remains rich and interesting, but still not enough to make up for … Continue reading

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The Fellowship of the Ring – J. R. R. Tolkien

While I’m here, just a quick post on this one. When I first read LOTR, I hated it. It took two attempts to finish the whole trilogy, and by the end I was forcing myself through every sentence. This was … Continue reading

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The Weavers of Saramyr – Chris Wooding

This is a re-read (which reminds me, I re-read The Fellowship of the Ring a while back and should probably talk about that some) and one I never really enjoyed the first time around. Which is weird. When I was … Continue reading

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The City and the City – China MiĆ©ville

Like The Radleys, another book pretending to be something else. And trying harder. And succeeding better. But under the pretence at being a crime novel, I’m not really sure what this actually /is/. So far as I can tell, it’s … Continue reading

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