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I think Publisher's Weekly summed it up best: "The novel's moments of magic and humanity, malignant as they may be, are too often interrupted by information dumps that show off... Read morePublished 18 days ago by Avid Reader
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I really don't get what all the fuss regarding this book was about.
I got stuck in one of the earlier chapters
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