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In the Devil's Garden by Stewart Lee Allen
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Aug 08, 11

did not like it
Read in August, 2011

Had a few interesting stories, but on the whole seemed poorly researched and fact-checked. The author takes a "who knows" attitude to a lot of well-known facts and makes insultingly sweeping generalizations, assumptions, and ethnocentric statements. Also, the editor should be horsewhipped for letting so many misused words slip through.
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