Epic poems are a medium well out of date, but Fitzgerald’s translation seems to hold a lot of fidelity to them.
Speaker for the Dead won me over, despite a slow start.
Every read something and feel like your education really wasn’t up to the task of understanding it?
Exuberance! is a stylistic choice.
I didn’t want to dislike this book, but I just didn’t seem to scratch any itch.
This book was a bit of a dip in the series, at least in comparison to the previous one.
If you try to make a book of characters alone, surely something will be missing. Notably, story.
Octavia Butler was a master of showing us the worst of all possible outcomes, but not letting us lose our faith on the way.
Oryx and Crake lingers around in your head like a bad house guest. That’s actually a pretty nice thing to say about it.
Sometimes things are not as you expect them to be. Pleasantly so.