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Life's Dominion
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A Dance with Dragons by George R.R. Martin
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—"Words are wind, even words like love and peace. I put more trust in deeds."—

3.5/5

Not a review, just my takeaway:
The writing is solid. The storytelling and pacing felt off. Perhaps the publisher had restrictions that messed with martin's vision. Or
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A Feast for Crows by George R.R. Martin
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—"They are born, they live, they love, they die."—

This was the first book in this series that felt torn from the greater body of Story without a sense of completion, no matter how small such a sense might be. So, the reader is asked to invest in seve
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Art Matters by Neil Gaiman
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—"Sometimes the way to do what you hope to do will be clear cut, and sometimes it will be almost impossible to decide whether or not you are doing the correct thing, because you'll have to balance your goals and hopes with feeding yourself, paying de ...more
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Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman
Neverwhere
by Neil Gaiman (Goodreads Author)
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—"You've a good heart," she told him. "Sometimes that's enough to see you safe wherever you go." Then she shook her head. "But mostly, it's not."—

I found so much more, this thime through.
4.5/5

—"A hand found his hand, held it for some moments, and the
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The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
The Ocean at the End of the Lane
by Neil Gaiman (Goodreads Author)
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—"I make art, sometimes I make true art, and sometimes it fills the empty places in my life. Some of them. Not all."—

Thank you, Mr. Gaiman. Rereading/listening to this was almost like going -Home-. I fell in, and never wanted to resurface.

— "We were
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More of Casey's books…
John McGahern
“There are no things more cruel than truths about ourselves spoken to us by another that are perceived to be at least half true. Left unsaid and hidden we feel they can be changed or eradicated, in time.”
John McGahern, The Collected Stories

Stephen King
“Is so-and-so a bigger asshole than Truman?” Few could compare—in fact, so far, officially, there was only Donald Trump and cannibals.”
Stephen King, Sleeping Beauties

Albert Camus
“All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridiculous beginning.”
Albert Camus, The Myth of Sisyphus and Other Essays

Stephen King
“Another part of getting older: you forgot what you wanted to remember, and remembered what you wanted to forget.”
Stephen King, Sleeping Beauties

W. Somerset Maugham
“He could not bear the thought of discussing his situation, he could endure it only by determining resolutely not to think about it. He was afraid of his weakness if once he began to open his heart.”
W. Somerset Maugham, Of Human Bondage

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