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jimtroeltsch added a title to their Completed shelf Dec 02 2020
After a typical day at work, an unsuspecting Japanese businessman steps out of his office and into a world of bizarre adventure. Dragged from escapade to escapade, each more crazy than the last, our unlikely hero finds himself travelling from the...
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jimtroeltsch made a comment Dec 02 2020
"This book is grim, but at the same time bright and vibrant. Ware's unique paneling, design and colouring held my interest throughout. It's full of sad and flawed characters acting out the quotidian details of their lives. The Jordan Lint storyline..." Permalink
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jimtroeltsch added a title to their For later shelf Dec 02 2020
"Backwoods Noir" at its best. For generations the Erskine clan has lived in poverty and isolation on North Mountain, shunned by the God-fearing people of nearby Gideon. Now, Albert Erskine comes down off the mountain hoping to change the future...
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jimtroeltsch made a comment Apr 15 2020
"Partway through the first part of this book, Mandel writes, "It is possible to leave so much out of any given story." Which is the direction she seems to take with large portions of The Glass Hotel. This is a mystery of sorts, with a cen..." Permalink
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jimtroeltsch made a comment Jan 27 2020
"In the preface, the author says the reader shouldn't expect click-baity type content in this book. She then proceeds to launch into what is basically a 250 page blog post, complete with text boxes containing pull quotes from adjacent paragraphs an..." Permalink
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