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"Before you know it as the years go by, you're just like other people you have seen, with all those peculiar human ailments. Just another vehicle for temper and vanity and rashness and all the rest. Who wants it? Who needs it? These things occupy the place where a man's soul should be." -- Henderson the Rain King

Tuesday, December 30, 2008

The Point

Book #53, also clocking in as the final book on my reading list this year, was The Point by Charles D'Ambrosio.

D'Ambrosio is one hell of a writer and this is the only one of his books I hadn't read yet, so it was a pretty easy selection. The stories don't disappoint, especially the first few. I'd recommend one of his other books as a starting point, but when you can't get enough this one will be there for you.

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