Aldous Huxley – Island Book Review

I found this book in my sci-fi pile. Written in 1962 and possibly the last book by Aldous Huxley, Island is a far cry from Brave New World. It tries to mix Buddhism and English Colonialism and philosophy into a stew that just doesn’t taste good. It’s too contrived and the subject at hand isContinue reading “Aldous Huxley – Island Book Review”

Battle Royale – Koushun Takami Book Review

I read this book when it first came out in 2010 following the success of the manga with the same name. I read the manga and I read the book an I even watched the crappy movie adaptation. I loved it all. It’s got the three key elements that make a book interesting. Sex, crime,Continue reading “Battle Royale – Koushun Takami Book Review”

30 Days of Blogging Honesty – Day 20

Day 20 — I’m half naked, cold, tired, hungry, hurt, wet and just washed up on a deserted island. The first things I need to do to survive is… throw away my wet clothes so I don’t get pneumonia. I would put them somewhere to dry off. Second would be making a fire to warmContinue reading “30 Days of Blogging Honesty – Day 20”