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Robbie A

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A software developer who loves fantasy and science fiction.

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Louis L'Amour: The Walking Drum (Hardcover, Tandem Library) 4 stars

Here is an historic adventure of extraordinary power waiting to sweep you away to exotic …

Review of 'The Walking Drum' on 'Storygraph'

4 stars

There's not much to this book with its fairly simple writing and somewhat meandering plot, and it's full of sexism, but damn if the adventure and historical details don't draw me in just like they did in high school. The life of adventure, casual study, and sense of exploration is so appealing to me that I just can't get this book out of my heart.

Stephen Hawking: A Brief History of Time (AudiobookFormat, Phoenix Audio) 5 stars

A Brief History of Time: From the Big Bang to Black Holes is a book …

Review of 'A Brief History of Time' on 'Storygraph'

No rating

Got close and then stopped listening for a couple weeks. When I came back, it was incomprehensible to be because I had forgotten most of the essential foundation laid by the rest of the book :(

Sayaka Murata: Earthlings (AudiobookFormat, Blackstone Publishing) No rating

Review of 'Earthlings' on 'Storygraph'

No rating

Amongst the awful verbal and emotional abuse from a parent and sibiling, sexual assault from a teacher, and depictions of incest and child sex within the first third of the book, I couldn't make myself keep reading. After reading Convenience Store Woman, I don't anticipate that the circumstances are going to get any better for the protagonist...