Sunday, June 12, 2011

White Ghost Girls

By Alice Greenway

The story of two sisters whose father is sent to photograph the war in Vietnam, so they live with their mother in Hong Kong, a relatively safe place. But then things get hotter in Hong Kong, and the girls get in trouble until the inevitable tragic end.
I found the book very slow at first. It was difficult for me to get into it. And then, all of a sudden, something really horrible happens. It really seemed like it was very sudden, even though I'm sure there were hints all along, it was just too boring for me to notice them. After that the book stopped being boring, but it was still somewhat annoying. I don't know exactly why. Maybe because it was overly dramatic. [168 pp.]

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Sunday, June 5, 2011


By Jorge Luis Borges

I've been reading this book since I finished Working in the Shadows... It was very slow. Some of the stories I didn't even get, I'm afraid. It was a fairly difficult read. No wonder it took me so long... I finished it last week. [256 pp.]

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