Among Others

February 4th, 2011

Martin Wisse adds another book to my To-Read pile:

Have you ever read a book you just wanted to gulp down in one sitting, so eager to get on with the story that everything else has to wait? Or alternatively, have you ever read a book you didn't want to end, stretching out your reading so you could savour it, making excuses not to read it just now, so as not end it too soon? I'm sure you have and so have I, but much rarer are those books where you want to do both, gulp down the story and stretch it out because once the book is finished you can never read it for the first time again. That's how Among Others was for me, a book I wanted to stay in, but also wanted to keep turning the page to see how it would all turn out. Jo Walton has always been a good writer, but here she's surpassed herself. […]

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