Denis Johnson’s virtue seems to be his concision, and this is rather clear in ‘Train Dreams’.
On the second reading, a decade after the first, I finally got this book.
The Expanse books often focus on aspects of the story that I just can’t seem to care about.
What is a war story? What is an anti-war story?
This might be the most well-written book I disliked reading.
What does it mean when you are struggling with a book that, by all descriptions, you should easily love?
For a person who doesn’t care much for horror, I rather enjoyed this.
There is a lot buried in Adrian Tchaikovsky’s ‘The Expert System’s Brother’
A book that is a rehash of a TV show could be disappointing, unless it is a really good TV show.
Some books challenge you directly. Other can challenge you indirectly.