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Discussion in 'The Breakroom' started by Froley, Jun 18, 2011.

  1. Froley

    Froley Loaded Pockets

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    I just finished it as well---what did you think of it---?
     
  2. echo victor

    echo victor Previously "YankeeHotelFoxtrot"

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    I enjoyed it very much; you can see the careful path WG took as he navigated the story around the dystopic reality we are living in right now. His phrasing and neologisms are probably what I enjoy most about his novels.

    what did you think of it? Have you read other books by WG?
     
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  4. Froley

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    I have read all his material...including material written with Bruce Sterling...
    I have always found his ability to create "a world" around whatever he was writing to be spectacular and very addictive...combined with his ability to sum up a total concept in a single sentence---"The sky above the port was the color of television, tuned to a dead channel."
    makes him my all time favorite author---he was very careful with Agency as you mentioned-- as to why i do not understand---- unless this is to be explained in the next book in the series...?
     
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  5. Froley

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    Just pre-ordered this...David Wong is one of my favorite authors...
    [​IMG]
     
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  6. echo victor

    echo victor Previously "YankeeHotelFoxtrot"

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    I think, perhaps, that the whole time-stub thing was akin to juggling cats, and it was difficult to keep everything straight LOL, but I'm not certain either. And I love the way WG drops very neat tech phrasing, which is unbelievable since he is not technically adept, by his own admission.
     
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  7. Froley

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    Totally agree---it's more of the creation of entire status of what you are reading about---every paragraph of his is complete..???
     
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    The Bible.
     
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    I am always reading some where in the bible .I also just started a book called the Servant Leader
     
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  11. Froley

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    I've read this---amazing...
     
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    Crooked River from Preston & Child

    Jeff
     
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