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Allusion is not Illusion

You'll pry my books off my cold, dead body. By the time you shift them all I'll be flat and dessicated.

Currently reading

Winter's Tales
Karen Blixen, Isak Dinesen
Black Lamb and Grey Falcon (Penguin Classics)
Rebecca West, Christopher Hitchens
Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell
Susanna Clarke
Already Dead
Charlie Huston
The Rings of Saturn
W.G. Sebald, Michael Hulse
Lady Audley's Secret
Mary Elizabeth Braddon, David Skilton
Unequal Protection: How Corporations Became "People" - And How You Can Fight Back
Thom Hartmann
The City, Not Long After
Pat Murphy
You Can Sketch: A Step-by-Step Guide for Absolute Beginners
Jackie Simmonds
Lonely Werewolf Girl
Martin Millar
Voices after Midnight - Richard Peck The three stars are because it picked up in the last fourth; most of the way through it would have been two stars for me because I felt pretty bored. The story moves slowly, the characters are flat, and their interactions with the past are similar to ones in many similar books. Also, the over-emphasis on hair and clothing styles made the modern setting seem very dated. Now I'm scared that my beloved [b: Blossom Culp|39970|The Dreadful Future of Blossom Culp (Blossom Culp, #3)|Richard Peck|http://d.gr-assets.com/books/1169347521s/39970.jpg|525295] books really weren't that good, either. Better not reread them!