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“At Night All Blood Is Black” - David Diop 9.5/10
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“The Elephant” - Sławomir Mrożek 7.7/10
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Xenos (Warhammer 40K/ first novel in the Eisenhorn trilogy) - 7.5/10
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“Galapagos” - Vonnegut
Five out of five blue footed boobies.
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“Trafik” - Rikki Ducornet

Not sure how I feel about this. I’ll have to let it sink in more.
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The Wise Man's Fear - Rothfuss

v horny book
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“Leaving Las Vegas” - John O’Brien

10/10 basically a perfect novel.
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Honky Kong 64 wrote: Thu Apr 29, 2021 11:26 am
FVBTVS wrote: Wed Apr 28, 2021 11:06 am yeah i have positively struggled to enjoy that one. put it down a few times now
I'm on Epiphany right now. Will report back.
Epiphany of the Long Sun - 6

Not great. A real struggle in the last third tbh with some total eye rolling moments. Wolfe is a master at writing in different voices but this just didn't do it for me, especially with all of the potential he set up in Litany. Short Sun next!
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Apologies if you already said this, but I can barely keep his books straight (and they’re not easy to search since sometimes two books are in a single book)…
1. Have you ready all the books in the series published before epiphany?
2. Is there any point where quality goes downhill?

I read the 4 New Sun books, and have been tempted to start the Long Sun.
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“Sarah” -JT LeRoy 9/10

It’s too bad Torsion isn’t around to call me a fat pedo for reading this.
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slow regard of silent things
either a 6 or like a 9
i cut my hand at work and just let it drip on my desk during a conference call -copstache
probably some punk broth - tvbfvs
dames are lousy now mah i gotta bop peckahs -eba
it's been hard to find the focus necessary with all the racket my wife & her boyfriend have been making -necro-meter
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“High Rise” - JG Ballard 8.5/10
“The Taiga Syndrome” - Christiana Rivera Garza 9/10
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“The Plain In Flames” - Juan Rulfo 8/10
Fuck those ho ass nuns.
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I’m reading “Hard Boiled Wonderland At The End Of The World”, the first English translation was in 1991. One of the characters uses the phrase ‘infowars’ which was not a common vernacular at the time. Makes me think Alex Jones might be a secret weebo.
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red rising - 7
i cut my hand at work and just let it drip on my desk during a conference call -copstache
probably some punk broth - tvbfvs
dames are lousy now mah i gotta bop peckahs -eba
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Necrometer wrote: Thu Jun 17, 2021 7:42 pm Apologies if you already said this, but I can barely keep his books straight (and they’re not easy to search since sometimes two books are in a single book)…
1. Have you ready all the books in the series published before epiphany?
2. Is there any point where quality goes downhill?

I read the 4 New Sun books, and have been tempted to start the Long Sun.
Yes and Yes. The religious stuff is a bit much at times but the first two books are very decent. I've heard Short Sun is really good though, and that deals with many of the same characters so I'm looking forward to that.

His Latro in the Mist series is great imo, don't overlook those. Way better than the Long Sun stuff.
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“Mason & Dixon” - Pynchon 7/10
“One Rainy Night” - Richard Laymon 7/10 ( pure trash, but a fun read. 470 pages but zips along. Felt like I was watching a much more mean spirited version of the movie “night of the creeps”)
“Hard Boiled Wonderland At The End Of The World” - Murakami 9/10
“The Divinity Student” - Michael Cisco 6/10 ( I wanted to like this more. It does have one of the greatest opening scenes ever. His use of language is amazing in some instances. He needs to give himself over completely to what he is trying to do with the bizarre and not be a genre writer )
“Post Office” - Bukowski 8/10
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“John The Posthumous” - Jason Schwartz 7/10
“Closer- ” Dennis Cooper 8.5/10
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“Seeing Red” - Lina Maruena 7.5/10
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I’ve been reading Thomas Bernhard’s “The Loser” inbetween other stuff after reading
“The Correction” last year. This guy really had sister issues.
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