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The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms by N.K. Jemisin
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May 21, 13

bookshelves: world-fantasy, ya-ish, urban, loanage, a-kind-of-magic
Read from May 18 to 22, 2013

I remain very impressed with this as a novel. it's a tight telling of a big story close bound to the personal, and the first person narration often tells us more than merely the events. but the story is too often bound up in anime-style plots and images that just don't resonate for me personally.
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05/17/2013 marked as: currently-reading
05/17/2013 "Re-reading before I try the second one."
05/19/2013 page 208
49.0% "I remain tremendously impressed with the conscious storytelling first-person POV of this novel. That's the way it should be done."
05/20/2013 page 338
80.0% "Still get a bit of a squinty-face at the head-out-the-window anime imagery moments, though. (I'm never sold on intergalactic orgasms.)"
05/21/2013 marked as: read

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