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Not so much a blog; just lots of books

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Kushiel's Dart
Jacqueline Carey
Progress: 2%
Sex at Dawn: The Prehistoric Origins of Modern Sexuality
Cacilda Jethá, Christopher Ryan, Allyson Johnson, Jonathan Davis
Within the Hollow Crown: A Valiant King's Struggle to Save His Country, His Dynasty, and His Love
Margaret Campbell Barnes
Progress: 57/333pages
Moby-Dick: or, The Whale (Penguin Classics)
Herman Melville
Manifold: Time
Stephen Baxter, Chris Schluep
Progress: 99/480pages
Boneshaker
Cherie Priest
Progress: 18%
The Long War
Stephen Baxter, Terry Pratchett
Progress: 68/501pages

From Hell by Alan Moore

From Hell - Eddie Campbell, Pete Mullins, Alan Moore

This graphic novel combines chicken scratch artwork and uneven lettering with lacklustre storytelling. It was confusing and boring at the same time. I cannot recommend it at all. The only reason I wasn’t completely lost at the start was because I’d seen the movie years ago. The artwork made it almost impossible to tell who was who while following the story and there were these really boring digressions concerning all the Masonic stuff. And there was zero creative use of layout.

 

I read this for my “Classic Horror” square. I finished it partly for the square and partly out of a kind of curiosity to see whether it could continue being that bad. Fortunately I got this from the library.