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posted by [personal profile] devilgate at 10:22pm on 01/09/2009

Today Amazon and the Royal Mail very kindly brought Iain Banks’s new book, Transition. Normally, of course, the arrival of a new Banksie would be the cause for much rejoicing. I find myself unable to start it.

The problem is that I have 200 pages of Peter F Hamilton’s The Reality Dysfunction to go. That is a trivial fraction of that monster’s 1200-page total; but it’s too close to the end to set it aside; and it’s too much to just polish off quickly.

Sigh Such are the difficulties of life in the affluent west in the 21st century.


This entry was automatically crossposted from my blog, A Labourer at the Bitface. You can comment here on LJ, but it might be nice if you commented over there.

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