Wheel of Time

Crossroads of Twilight

ISBN: 1841491837
Wheel of Time #10

This was a reread for me, I first read it when the hardback was released a few years ago. Sped through it and then said, in disgust, Nothing Happened. But as the newest book in this series came out recently I figured I’d take a skim through in preparation. Lucky I did, as I didn’t remember anything from this book. Apart from the very very end. And I think the reason is that nothing actually happens in this book, apart from one thing. At the end.

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What is it good for?

So someone posted about the bad writing in The Historian, and the Grumpy Old Bookman linked and now, boy and girls, it is all out WAR! Just take a browse through the comments. I do tink everyone needs ta buy demselves a bottle of cop on.

And because today is Monday, and Luna Nina says:

  1. Alone::
  2. Science::
  3. Deposit::
  4. Faithful::
  5. Tender::
  6. Chocolate::
  7. Homework::
  8. Tamper::
  9. Friend::
  10. Wire::

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But the God I don’t believe in is a good God, a just God, a merciful God. He’s not the mean and stupid God you make him out to be

I’m away at the moment. But before I went I did a book quiz. Turns out I’m a gorram genius book You’re Catch-22! by Joseph Heller Incredibly witty and funny, you have a taste for irony in all that you see. It seems that life has put you in perpetually untenable situations, and your sense […]

According To Queeney

ISBN: 0349114471 This novel may possibly have had a greater impact on me if I knew anything about the life and times of Samuel Johnson apart from the fact that he wrote a dictionary, and of course that the Life of Samuel Johnson was written by Boswell. But I’ve never read it, and so am […]

You cannot make a man by standing a sheep on its hind legs. But by standing a flock of sheep in that position you can make a crowd of men.

NM called round yesterday. We were supposed to be kino-ing, either to see Jarhead or Breakfast on Pluto only when we got to the cinema there were huge queues, the place was dubh le daoine. So we waitied in the queue watching one showing after another turning yellow[1] by the time we got near the […]

When I said that you are like a stream of bat’s piss, I only mean that you shine out like a shaft of gold when all around it is dark

Do you know whats a lovely sight to greet your eyes as you leave your abode upon a Sunday afternoon? Three fellas pissing against the courthouse. Not even 5 o’clock on a Sunday. Not even dark. So clearly visible. And okay, it wasn’t the actual courthouse they were watering, it was the barriers around it […]

The Exorcism of Emily Rose

Based on a true story The Exorcism of Emily Rose deals with the death of Emily Rose. Doctors said she was suffering from psychotic-epilepsy, her priest said it was possession. And because of Father Moore’s role in Emily’s refusal to take her medication, and her lack of medical attention he is put on trial for […]