Day: September 26, 2018

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Andrew Taylor: The American Boy – Listening Progress Update: 20 of 590 Minutes

Down to my last 3 books (and squares) — this one, Romantic Suspense, and Gothic!   Original post: ThemisAthena.booklikes.com/post/1794981/reading-progress-update-i-ve-listened-to-20-out-of-590-minutes

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Neil Gaiman: Norse Mythology – Listening Progress Update: 90 of 390 Minutes

Gaiman says in the introduction that he didn’t revisit his own childhood favorites — Kevin Crossley-Holland’s and Roger Lancelyn Green’s renditions of the Norse myths — but this comes across decidedly more like an update of those books, i.e., The Norse Myths for Young Readers, than an adaptation of the actual Edda texts.  I’m enjoying […]

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M.P. Shiel: Prince Zaleski and Cummings King Monk – 162 of 219 Pages

What an odd mixture of mystery and gothic horror.  Clearly in the tradition of Edgar Allan Poe … with elements of Horace Walpole, Ann Radcliffe, Arthur Conan Doyle, and G.B. Shaw mixed in for good measure. Thank you, Tigus, for a second contribution to my Halloween Bingo reads!   Original post: ThemisAthena.booklikes.com/post/1794805/reading-progress-update-i-ve-read-162-out-of-219-pages

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