Book: The Somnambulist

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  1. You know, when I was still shelving books I came across The Somnambulist. I was thisclose to reading it, but I read a line on page 1 (same on you posted above, actually) and shut it right away. Glad to see I made the right choice! :)

  2. You know, when I was still shelving books I came across The Somnambulist. I was thisclose to reading it, but I read a line on page 1 (same on you posted above, actually) and shut it right away. Glad to see I made the right choice! :)

  3. Yes, you made a very good decision. I had wanted to like this book so much and came away very disappointed.

    In other news not related to writing, I’m officially in the middle of my graduate orientation week. And I’m already tired.

  4. Yes, you made a very good decision. I had wanted to like this book so much and came away very disappointed.

    In other news not related to writing, I’m officially in the middle of my graduate orientation week. And I’m already tired.

  5. Aw, hun – it can only get better from here!

  6. Aw, hun – it can only get better from here!

  7. The worst part was that the narrator was so unapologetically snarky about it.

  8. The worst part was that the narrator was so unapologetically snarky about it.

  9. I read all of Somnambulist… I loved it for the first 100 pages or so. (I’m a big Neil Gaiman fan and the warning at the beginning just made me want to read). But then, somewhere in the middle, I felt like I didn’t understand what was happening anymore and I hate feeling stupid as a reader. I’ve told several people to skip this title too…

  10. I read all of Somnambulist… I loved it for the first 100 pages or so. (I’m a big Neil Gaiman fan and the warning at the beginning just made me want to read). But then, somewhere in the middle, I felt like I didn’t understand what was happening anymore and I hate feeling stupid as a reader. I’ve told several people to skip this title too…

  11. I don't know…I love Neil Gaiman but that beginning just turned me off. I know Gaiman has done something similar, but it didn't give me such a negative reaction.

    And I agree. Halfway through the book I felt like I lost complete control of the plot, the twists, and even the characters. And the ending didn't make any sense to me, especially the last page.

  12. I don’t know…I love Neil Gaiman but that beginning just turned me off. I know Gaiman has done something similar, but it didn’t give me such a negative reaction.

    And I agree. Halfway through the book I felt like I lost complete control of the plot, the twists, and even the characters. And the ending didn’t make any sense to me, especially the last page.

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