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The Revisionists by Thomas Mullen
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Feb 29, 2012

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Right before this, I read 11/22/63 by Stephen King, which was about a dude who went back in time to change the world for the better, and then I read this thing, which is about a dude who is sent back in time to keep people from changing the world. Wowzers.

I enjoyed the subtext way more than I enjoyed the story itself. The subtext ain't that sub. Racial issues, government issues, privacy issues, mental health issues, self-identity issues: it's all pretty obvious. I thought the ideas were interesting but the story drug.

As for the end, I much preferred the interpretation that [MAJOR DAMN SPOILER] (view spoiler)

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