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"Hmm, I think it was a mistake to continue this series right away. I tend to need a break from an author after finishing a book, and I've just finished The Knight. So far, pg. 70, I feel as if Wolfe has abandoned any semblance of coherence and the story has descended into nonsense. I may need to take a break and return later." Jun 14, 2013 08:20PM

 

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And when are you going to Huronia? Is your ambition as dead as your sex life? Here it is page 403, my plot more or less in place, all destruction finally ready to happen (and what about the poor Jesuits, sidelined again? You’re their friend and th...
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I didn't much enjoy the read, but it is certainly unforgettable. The energy and unique use of language and the scene painting kept me coming back every time I thought I was done with the book for good. Possibly the most disappointing thing for me wit ...more
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"I thought the book was ok. One of my old boyfriends recommended it to me, and while I was reading it I told him what an asshole I thought Ignatius J. Reilly was, and that I was sick of hearing about his valve. He got pissed off at me and told me t..." Read more of this review »
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