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Kindle version not so great
on 3 September 2014
Please understand, fans of the book, that this is a review of the Kindle version. I loved the book when I first read it over 15 years ago.
When I checked back on this page and found there was a Kindle version, I had to get it. So I start reading and for about the first 30 pages, there really doesn't seem to be that many errors. But then the errors start cropping up all over the place the further you go. It's as if the person typing the book in Kindle format was very very careful at the start, but then didn't really care or check to read what they'd just typed.
For example, you will probably come across a lot of "bis" and "die". They're supposed to read "his" and "the". "Mass." doesn't mean Massachusetts obviously, and is a poorly typed "Mass". "Predousness" should be read "preciousness". "Surfdom" wouldn't really be appropriate in this medieval setting. "Gold-powdered eurls" flummoxed me until I realised it was "curls".
What really got me though was "I was drowning and you - 8212" (location around 72% 7754/10723). I don't have a physical book copy so I can't quite tell you what it was supposed to be!
This really needs more proofreading. All these errors didn't quite ruin the experience of reading it again for me. But of course it did kind of ruin the mood.