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Voice of the Fire by Alan Moore
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Jun 25, 2012

it was amazing
Read from June 25 to 28, 2012

Wow. I am really impressed with Moore's ability to write in so many diverse voices! He is a fantastic storyteller, revealing only the details you need and, usually, still able to surprise you at the end. My only slight disappointment was the ending - the book raises so many questions, I was hoping desperately for loose ends to be tied up. Once again, he surprised me. Moore provides philosophical food-for-thought, gives you themes to consider, but ultimately leaves the mysticism for you to interpret. Still, "Voice of the Fire" is nothing short of magical, gripping, and a true work of art.

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Reading Progress

06/25/2012 page 48
17.0% "This book is going to be good. Crazy plot twist in Hob's Hog!! I am in awe that Moore managed to write "primitive" language for the first chapter that is so backwards, but completely understandable once you take a few pages to adjust."
06/26/2012 page 121
43.0% "Yup. Still amazing and with some great O'Henry endings."
06/27/2012 page 222
78.0% "Now I'm confused. I hope this book ties up its loose ends? I have a feeling it won't. Hmm."

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