Posted by : atcampbell | On : September 21, 2004

The Speed of Dark by Elizabeth Moon

Eleven people met to discuss this book, and 2 sent in e-mail comments. Of the 11, only one had not read any of the book and one had not finished. Nine had read Moon’s work previously.

In this Nebula Award-winning, near-future book, autist Lou is faced with a dangerous procedure to correct his condition, but it may also change who he is. Moon paints a vivid picture of his different inner world, showing us his obsession

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Posted by : atcampbell | On : September 7, 2004

Perfect Circle by Sean Stewart

Fifteen people turned up for the discussion of this darkly humorous ghost story, and one person called in comments during the meeting. Four had finished the book and three had read a portion, but definitely did plan to finish it later. Seven had read Sean Stewart before.

The story is about an aging punk, “Dead” Kennedy, who sees ghosts in black and white, is still in love with his ex-wife, loses dead-end jobs on purpose and is haunted by dead relatives–one of them a murderer. One reader loved the book enough to call it “my religious experience for the year,” while another thought it

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