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message 1: by Ema (last edited Jul 15, 2013 06:43AM) (new)

Ema Algernon, you have some insightful observations here, and I like the way you balance positive and negative aspects. For me it was amazing, but then I haven't read much literature of this kind. I didn't even notice the bad parts, I must admit, but reading your complaints I realize they are justified for the most part. The novel wasn't packed with action, you are right, yet there was a constant tension.
The more I read, the more I tend to readjust the rating for some previously read books, but I won't touch this one for the time being. :)

Algernon (Darth Anyan) I wanted to like it more, and the loneliness of Neville was really well played in the book, but I found out I couldn't put to rest the numerous questions each of his scientific theories raised. The ending wa the best part of the whole novel. As an influence on other writers, I can see it coming close to Bram Stoker and Mary Shelley

message 3: by Kaethe (new)

Kaethe Douglas Well done.

Algernon (Darth Anyan) thanks guys, you give me confidence to keep writing.

message 5: by Ema (new)

Ema Algernon wrote: "thanks guys, you give me confidence to keep writing."

Oh, Algernon, but your reviews are really good and well done! Please keep writing, for us, for you or for posterity! I may not read each review that you write, but the ones I do I find wonderful.

message 6: by Jaylen (new)

Jaylen Wow didn't even realize the publication of this novel, just made it that much better!

Algernon (Darth Anyan) It's a classic, and I hope it will remain in print for future generations.

message 8: by Rajan (new)

Rajan Well written review. I am halfway and feelingbthe same.

message 9: by Roman (new)

Roman Kurys Never realized how old this novel actually was! Good review, Algernon

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