archive for July 1996


I missed the first Gon book when it came out, and when I started looking for it a couple weeks later, I couldn’t find it at the first few places I tried. I was afraid they might be all gon. {ahem}
Finally, I found one, and I’m glad I did. Gon is a series that’s [...]

End of the Century Club

I’ve read enough Seattlesque slacker stories for now. Reading about the lives of the young, cash-starved, and aimless tends to get a bit dull after a while. But whether it’s the different setting of turn-of-the-(20th)-century London (thereby losing the overdone references to "nostalgic" 1970’s Americana), or Ilya’s storytelling and characterisation, I really enjoyed [...]