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Frank Roberts

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“…Henceforward everything moves on shifting levels – our thoughts, our dreams, our actions, our whole life. A parallelogram in which we drop from one platform of our scaffold to another. Henceforward we walk split into myriad fragments, like an insect with a hundred feet, a centipede with soft-stirring feet that drinks in the atmosphere; we walk with sensitive filaments that drink avidly of pa... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 13, 2012 05:29 • 124 views • Tags: chester-himes, dr-seuss, faulkner, fiction, henry-miller, jackass-on-a-camel, profanity, reinaldo-arenas, writing
Average rating: 4.67 · 6 ratings · 1 review · 1 distinct work · Similar authors
Jackass on a Camel: Fossils...

4.67 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 2010 — 3 editions
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The Grownup by Gillian Flynn
"I loved this! It was short but sweet and had a nice little plot twist ( which I kind of suspected) but nonetheless, can't wait to read more from Gillian Flynn."
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The Martian by Andy Weir
The Martian
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read in August, 2015
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Almost threw this book at my cat early in the reading - two or three chapters in and it was feeling like the most tedious novel I'd ever read and was dreaming about choking the crap out of the old man who'd bought me a copy. Fluffy was sauntering by ...more
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Neuromancer by William Gibson
Neuromancer (Sprawl, #1)
by William Gibson
recommended for: Over-tattooed rage girlz, IT nerds
read in June, 2012
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Halfway in. So far, so meh....

And now done so here we go:

Almost every venture I've taken into modern science fiction has been a disappointment. Even more so since I keep choosing authors touted as the latest masters of the genre.

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The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield
The Thirteenth Tale
by Diane Setterfield
read in January, 2012
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Gave it two stars - impressed that these tragically Victorian pap smears can be sustained for 400 freaking pages in this century.

Secretive old ladies and bright, inquisitive loner women who overcome chapters worth of indecision and introspection t
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Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
Catch-22
by Joseph Heller
read in January, 1984
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One of the few books assigned in high school that I didn't want to beat an English teacher's neck with with. Big Fun.
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Gravity's Rainbow by Thomas Pynchon
Gravity's Rainbow
by Thomas Pynchon
read in July, 2015
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“¿Por qué estamos aquí nosotros, y no los neandertales? [...] fuimos afortunados por haber estado en los lugares adecuados en los momentos oportunos.”
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