Slade House: First Impressions
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(I don't buy ebooks.)
Hmm...Thingversary coming up soon...
If One LibraryThing, One Book is supposed to be something to get everyone reading together, as the name implies, brand new hardback releases are not going to do it. And yes, I will continue to vocalize this each time one of those is chosen. (Yay aren't you glad I came back?! *snort*)
I guess I should add that I walked into this cold, not having read "Bone Clocks", and had no trouble following the book....such as it could be followed.
I'm quite excited about this choice and am really looking forward to it. Not only do I absolutely love DM, I'm excited to be reading it so soon upon its release with many of you at the same time.
My initial thoughts are very superficial - Living in London I obviously bought the UK hardback, but the US hardback looks so much nicer! Oh well.... at least I've got a signed copy.
Agreed - the UK version is so much more evocative than the US one, I think.
This is my first Mitchell book and I am surprised at how easy it is to read - not sure why, but I thought his writing would be more complicated.
>10 .Monkey.: Thanks!
I've been part of community "One Book" programs, which I thought was what this OLOB was based on. They have traditionally been about creating community and/or dealing with an issue important to the community (e.g. race relations). I honestly can't figure out what this version is trying to do . . . and whether the handfulls of people who have joined in to these discussions can be called "the LT community" . . . so perhaps after this read is over a discussion of One Book/One Read programs, their intentions, successes, failures, and how/what LT wants to borrow from them might be in order?
My library ordered one copy and I requested it.
I loved the setup of the chapters,
ETA: I'm not sure when is most appropriate for the "spoiler" tag, so I'm just going to play it safe!
I did love the look of his soul ---
When I finished the first section (Nathan), I was briefly "worried" that it would have to be repetitive... rest assured, it is not!
Can't wait to finish! (tonight?)
That's almost straight out of Vintage Stuff by Tom Sharpe; it's what Peregrine Clyde-Browne did (got lost when told to because he followed orders precisely).
Going to start it in the next day or so, but that's my first impression of it. Heh.