it's a great life, if you don't weaken (matociquala) wrote,
it's a great life, if you don't weaken

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brni is so hired. "Real art won't match your sofa."

I have just finished reading River of the World, desperance's book which is coming out in April. So I guess I have to count it as a 2006 book.

I should have saved the last page for tomorrow.

I'm not sure if this is the conclusion of the story, or if there's more--it comes to a satisfying hesitation point, anyway. But man, this is a heck of a book. I mean, first off there's Chaz's prose, which is lucent, measured, occasionally breath-taking. His sense of characterization is like a high-wire artist's sense of balance--sure and agile, eloquent, to all appearances utterly fearless. And his plotting is completely ruthlessless.

This is the good stuff.

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