Category: Thursday Reviews

Thusday Reviews!: The Facts in the Case of the Departure of Miss Finch by Neil Gaiman (A Mentor Review!)

The Facts in the Case of the Departure of Miss Finch by Neil Gaiman My rating: 3 of 5 stars ***SPOILER WARNING***For me, the setting was the most interesting part of this graphic novel: underground London. The subterranean rooms offered a unique framework for the already-freakish elements of a circus. That the ringmaster, guides, and…

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Thursday Reviews!: And the Hippos Were Boiled in Their Tanks by William S Burroughs and Jack Kerouac (A Mentor Review!)

And the Hippos Were Boiled in Their Tanks by William S. Burroughs My rating: 4 of 5 stars This book was written in the couple years following the murder of David Kammerer — the real-life case which Burroughs and Kerouac were so close to, and on which this story is based. Facts and names have…

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