Posts Tagged ‘K.V. Johansen’

The Leopard

Posted: October 16, 2015 by mtbikemom in Books We Don't Like
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Picture 1I wanted to like this book, was ready to love it after reading the intriguing prologue, but the rest of THE LEOPARD did not hold up to its early, fleeting promise. What a mess. (more…)

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Blackdog

Posted: October 19, 2011 by Writer Dan in Books that are Mediocre
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I think I was in third grade when I first learned about river deltas: places where a river empties into a large body of water, slowing from its directed flow into an ever-broadening depository of silt and mass that will, so often, teem with vibrant life. I can’t remember the last time I’d thought about the phenomena that result in such earthy structures, let alone the concept, and yet the analogy between a river delta and this book fit so perfectly to one another that I simply couldn’t deny it. (more…)