Another feature of both books it that the plot moves ...more
The story is about how the humans interact and react to them. What effects they have on people. What the gov ...more
Take for instance, the first chapter where one character is railing against the PC-ness of "Injuns" wanting to be called Native Americans. Another character calls them a "bigot". See if this response doesn't pop-up in your Facebook feed almost every day:
"When you call a ...more
The book really shows it's age. Think of a television show from the 80's, how it was acted compared to current day shows. Now think of current day writing and this book is like an 80's television show in the way it was written. It just reads like an 80's book. I don't know any better way to describe my feeling of the style of writing.
The story in the book ...more
Sembrava un'enorme cassa nera, alta forse venti metri, larga duecento, ed era venuta a posarsi giusto sulla macchina di Jerry Conklin, parcheggiata presso il fiume in cui Jerry stava pescando. Gli abitanti di Lone Pine, Minnesota, erano stati i primi a vederla, e George, il barbiere, fu il primo a spararle contro. Ma fu anche l'ultimo.