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What did I miss?
on 9 May 2012
This was a difficult piece to read... The problem may be that English is not my mother tongue? I find this book ambitious, bordering on pretentious. Sadly not in a good sense. I read books by Terry Pratchett, Robert Rankin, China Melville and George RR Martin (although I find him more than a tiny bit sexist) to give you an idea of my normal frame of mind.
But a 100 pages into this book I gave up. It felt like reading Ulysses but without the award of being able to bragg about it afterwards (or actually enjoying parts of the book which I did :) )
So if you are looking for satire, action, or drama that is accessible for a normal reader, my advice is: Look elsewhere!