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Three Days to Never by Tim Powers
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Apr 14, 11

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Read on April 14, 2011

I find myself liking each Tim Powers novel less than the one before. This, his most recent novel, was a completely dispiriting read. The characters go nowhere and do virtually nothing.

Alcoholism is more prominent than in all of his previous novels combined. Worse, it's treated like an inevitable decline - why fight it? Just give up and pour yourself another drink. Worrisome, that.

I felt like the most interesting character was Matt. Pity that the entire plot hinges on him (it) being pushed off-stage as quickly as possible.
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