Rating: Author: Kwitney, Alisa Publisher: Avon Trade Year Published: 2003 I first heard about this book through Neil Gaiman's blog, so I thought I'd pick it up. I had read some stuff by Kwitney in the Vertigo world - including her Destiny arc - so I thought I'd check out her latest novel. Not having read her first, I wasn't sure what to expect. Does She or Doesn't … [Read more...]
Fiction Book Reviews
Below you will find our recent fiction book reviews.
Rating: Author: Haruki Murakami Publisher: Vintage Year Published: 1994 This is the first book I've read by Japanese author, Haruki Murakami, and I must say, I was impressed. The book is a collection of 17 short stories, each focusing on a particular character's point of view as they struggle with their own questions of identity. Some stories focus on characters … [Read more...]
Rating: Author: Dan Brown Publisher: Doubleday Year Published: 2003 I finally read this much talked about book, but before I go into a review of the book, let me first say that I have a degree in religious studies, with a focus on Christian Origins. I've also read Umberto Eco's marvelous occult novel, Foucault's Pendulum, several years ago. Eco is a professor of … [Read more...]
Rating: Author: Milan Kundera Publisher: HarperCollins Year Published: 2002 Kundera's newest novel, Ignorance, follows themes similar to several of his other novels, with the concentration of this one on nostalgia, on what people believe they should be feeling at a given moment even when they are not, and on how the decisions we make at the 'Age of Ignorance' (or in our … [Read more...]