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  •  Thanks for the compliment! (4+ / 0-)

    The Graveyard Book really blew me away. I haven't read his latest, The Ocean at the end of the Lane, yet but I hear that it is good.

    The Hugo and Nebula awards are usually my best guide. I was let down by the Nebula award for best novel this year. I thought that 2312 by KSR was very tedious.

    Here are my comments on 2312

    I think that the Nebula award was a plot to get people to buy Hugo ballets so that they could vote against 2312.

    •  "Some people thought that this was daring, but . . (3+ / 0-)
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      Ender, lunacat, RiveroftheWest

      I thought it was a typo." Splendid.

      Shame, really, The Mars series was stupendous. But some prolix authors are the victims of their own success: once they make it, their editors become unwilling/unable to rein in their excesses.

      "Every man has a right to utter what he thinks truth" Samuel Johnson

      by Brecht on Mon Sep 30, 2013 at 01:55:09 AM PDT

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