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Book Review: Wizard and Glass by Stephen King (The Dark Tower #4)

This book is a mess. The prologue is a poorer version of the third’s final chapter. The rest of the book seems clumsily contrived to force out the truth of Roland’s past. And so we are left with 100 pages … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Drawing of the Three by Stephen King (The Dark Tower #2)

“Yes, yes, honey, I know you wish to stay up longer, but daddy must watch a gunslinger procure antibiotics from a pharmacist. No honey, I don’t expect you to understand. I expect you to sleep. Yes, daddy loves you, but … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Gunslinger by Stephen King (The Dark Tower #1)

Stephen King writes that there are two types of writers: “architects” and “gardeners”. Architects design their work in detail before even beginning to build and gardeners throw seed to the earth and see what grows. King falls, by his own … Continue reading

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Book Review: Ship Breaker by Paolo Bacigalupi

This is a tightly written book. Few words are wasted and even fewer are spent actually playing in the world he spent time creating. It’s so tightly sprung around the plot that there is little time for anything else. It … Continue reading

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Sand

  How pleasant it would be to live as a grain of sand. Swept with idle curiosity to shore, desert and back again. Free to roam in listless wonder until the wind beneath you falls away and you drift, filled … Continue reading

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