JRF’s #7: The Dark Tower by Stephen King

March 1, 2018 0

  Apparently some think this is Stephen King’s magnum opus and should be up there with The Lord of the Rings and the Chronicles of Narnia as one of the best fantasy series.  It’s not and it shouldn’t. It was mildly interesting.  Sometimes.  But mostly it was boring and unnecessarily […]

JRF’s #5: She: A History of Adventure by H. Rider Haggard

February 1, 2018 0

Similar to H. Rider Haggard’s more popularly known and superior adventure classic, King Solomon’s Mines (previously reviewed here),  She takes the reader to a lost civilization in central Africa ruled by a mysterious and seemingly immortal goddess. Romance, cannibalism, fisticuffs, and waxing eloquent about the meaning of existence abound.  Fun stuff! […]

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