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Book Review: The Dark Forest by Cixin Liu (Remembrance of Earth’s Past #2)

The first third, perhaps half, of this book is weak, bordering on tedious. Broadcasting its movements like the overconfident failings of a twelve-year-old. Where The Three-Body Problem was a science fiction mystery, The Dark Forest rests firmly in the Action/Adventure … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Three-Body Problem by Cixin Liu (Remembrance of Earth’s Past #1)

The first chapter of the book was wonderful. I mean, it did absolutely nothing to prepare you for the rest of the book, it triggered some things, but its haunting historical truth and the human madness dancing across the pages … Continue reading

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Book Review: Notes From a Dead House by Fyodor Dostoevsky

There seems to be a sort academic predisposition of hatred towards Pavear and Volokhonsky. It’s a strange thing, one I neither understand nor want to. People seem utterly baffled by a literal translation that forces one to endure turns of … Continue reading

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