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By Scrymarch (Fri Mar 19, 2010 at 03:13:18 AM EST) (all tags)
Ana, you're a champ.


What an absolute corker of a novel. Everything that Stevenson's Quicksilver wanted to be, but then raised to a power of ten, and translated through a dimension of pure excellence.

Finally got around to reading it 2 years after the recommendation. Anyway I, um, thought it was pretty good, eh.

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Seconded by Slightly Foxed (4.00 / 1) #1 Fri Mar 19, 2010 at 04:37:46 AM EST
This is a great piece of fiction, and the historical detail is superb. I didn't enjoy his next novel "The Dream of Scipio" anywhere near as much, although the concept is intriguing. His latest, Stone's Fall  is a much more enjoyable read

Glad you enjoyed it. by ana (4.00 / 1) #2 Fri Mar 19, 2010 at 06:07:44 AM EST
I also really liked Dream of Scipio, though I see your first commenter did not. I should return to his work. I'm told his art history mysteries are somewhat less compelling (unless you're into art history, I suppose).

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His latest one seems to involve finance, by Scrymarch (2.00 / 0) #3 Fri Mar 19, 2010 at 10:51:20 PM EST
... rather than art history. At least according to Amazon. That might be better or it might be worse.

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