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The Last Days of Krypton by Kevin J. Anderson
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Sep 24, 2011

it was ok

Most of the negative reviewers on this one have got it right. Undeveloped characters, a meandering story that never really grabs the reader (didn't grab me, anyway), and overly simplistic writing. It's too bad, because the premise had a lot of potential. I got to about page 150 and couldn't take anymore.
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Reading Progress

September 24, 2011 – Started Reading
September 24, 2011 – Shelved
September 26, 2011 –
page 28
September 28, 2011 –
page 55
13.35% "Far too many adjectives in Anderson's writing. The "handsome man" or the "muscular man", etc. Too much telling and not enough showing, in other words. I fear this one is going to be a dud, but I'll give it some more time."
October 1, 2011 –
page 110
October 2, 2011 –
page 156
October 2, 2011 – Finished Reading

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