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Arbie's Unoriginally Titled Book Blog

It's a blog! Mainly of book reviews.

Currently reading

Ack-Ack Macaque
Gareth L. Powell
Progress: 249/792 pages
V for Vendetta
David Lloyd, Alan Moore
Progress: 82/296 pages
Introduction to Topology
Bert Mendelson
Progress: 10/224 pages
Basics of Plasma Astrophysics
Claudio Chiuderi, Marco Velli
Progress: 58/250 pages
Ursula K. Le Guin: The Complete Orsinia: Malafrena / Stories and Songs (The Library of America)
Brian Attebery, Ursula K. Le Guin
Progress: 454/700 pages
A Student's Guide to Lagrangians and Hamiltonians
Patrick Hamill
Progress: 7/180 pages
Complete Poems, 1904-1962
E.E. Cummings
Progress: 204/1102 pages
The Complete Plays and Poems
E.D. Pendry, J.C. Maxwell, Christopher Marlowe
She Stoops to Conquer and Other Comedies (Oxford World's Classics)
Henry Fielding, David Garrick, Oliver Goldsmith
Progress: 256/448 pages
Gravitation (Physics Series)
Kip Thorne;Kip S. Thorne;Charles W. Misner;John Archibald Wheeler;John Wheeler
Progress: 48/1215 pages
Sapphique - Catherine Fisher Catherine Fisher brings to a conclusion the story started with Incarceron in the same imaginative and gripping style as she has displayed in her best work.
Fisher's discussion of the meaning of "freedom" might be thought-provoking amongst her youngest readers, others will probably have considered the question for themselves or come across the ideas else-where. That said, I have not experienced such an entertaining work dealing with the topic before.
I have a niggle regarding the pair of books taken as a whole: An event occurs "off-screen" in Incarceron that is inexplicable in the terms set out by the books. Unless I have missed something, this appears to be a significant plot-error! I refrain from detailing it here, so as to avoid spoiling others' enjoyment and hope to contact the author regarding it.