Tag Archives | enough with the preaching
It is the year 2036 and the world is in ruins. The United States of America, in particular, is one […]
Posted on 3 August 2011 | By Fence | 4 responses
Sometimes I wonder why I bother to read certain books at all. Why do I make myself finish them? Is it because I believe I’m a bad person and need to be punished? If that’s why I must have done something very bad:”(I cant imagine what…)”: to make myself finish this one.
Posted on 15 October 2009 | By Fence
This was an impulse purchase, I’ve read one or two others by Tepper and although I enjoyed them I do think that she has a tendency to be a little preachy in her books. However if the story is good enough I’m willing to overlook that, and I’d have to say that I really enjoyed this novel. Set at some point far in the future when humankind has colonised many different worlds, the majority of this book takes place on the planet Grass, among the insular bon as the aristocrats are called.
Posted on 30 March 2007 | By Fence | 1 response
Book 8 in the Sword of Truth series Sometimes you know, people really make me wonder. The Sword of Truth […]
Posted on 11 July 2004 | By Fence
Beauty is a retelling of many fairy tales, but with a slight agenda. And no I’m not really talking about […]
Posted on 3 March 2003 | By Fence
A very wierd book, imo. Almost nothing at all about Richard, instead it is all about his half-sister Jenn.
I have such an ambivalent attitude towards this series. I quite enjoy reading them but the political and philosophical meaning behind the stories is almost the exact opposite of everything I would believe in.
In Wizard’s First Rule for example the basic premise was that people are stupid. That mob rule always wins out, and by being able to manipulate that you can guide people into believing almost anything.