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A must-read if like me, you grew up on Star Wars and Raiders of the Lost Ark. We had no clue, but we were witnessing a giant leap forward - a mutation, if you will - in the evolution of movies. Shone depicts that evolution with great (if dry) wit and...more
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ABANDONED. I am so disappointed because Sleeping Beauty was one of my favorite fairy tales as a kid, and thus far it had not had its own updated or alternative perspective novel. But I found the subplots tedious, the framework story failed to deliver...more
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