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The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett
The Maltese Falcon
by Dashiell Hammett
read in September, 2014
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Quite good. A little bit better than 4 stars.
Half a King by Joe Abercrombie
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Half a book.
1984 by George Orwell
1984
by George Orwell
read in August, 2014
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A phenomenal book, but marred by Orwell's analysis of the world at large, i.e. that plenty is the natural state of things and it must be reduced via war. His basic understanding of the world was no better than those he criticized, in fact it was prob...more
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Distrust That Particular Flavor by William Gibson
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At first I was pretty disappointed that this was just a collection of articles and not a new work of fiction, so I put it down for a while. But then, eventually, I picked it back up and now I've read it all, and there is a lot of good an interesting...more
Glamorama by Bret Easton Ellis
Glamorama
by Bret Easton Ellis
read in May, 2014
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I was going to give it 4 stars up till the end, but (SPOILER ALERT) so much of it was so confusing and it ended on an either meaningless or totally confusing note, and I'm just tired of always being confused. That said, there is a lot of good in here...more
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The Song of Roland by Anonymous
The Song of Roland
by Anonymous
read in March, 2014
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Stunningly good. This book is over 1000 years old, perhaps the first book in all of "French" literature. You'll get some impossible seeming things in there, like Roland blowing the horn so hard that his temples burst and his brains run out (while he...more
Museum of the Weird by Amelia Gray
Museum of the Weird
by Amelia Gray (Goodreads Author)
read in February, 2014
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OK, I didn't actually finish it.

There was one interesting story in there called Dinner, but the rest felt like punishment. Worse: the whole thing felt like a big, sarcastic joke that everyone was in on except for me. I got sick of that, eventually. I...more
Who is Killing the Great Capes of Heropa? by Andrez Bergen
Who is Killing the Great Capes of Heropa?
by Andrez Bergen (Goodreads Author)
read in February, 2014
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First things first, you are going to have to slog through some banter to get through this book. Personally, nothing turns me off quicker. But I'm stubborn, and I kept reading, and good thing I did, because this book only gets better and better, until...more
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