Twist Street

Sam Westing, Barney Northrup, Sandy McSouthers, Julian R. Eastman, & Me

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Hm. Darker thematically than I was expecting, the Seconds.  The stuff around the stuff, at least— past the surface.  I’d gotten a very off impression of what it was like from the early stuff I’d seen written about it— the stuff I’d seen, I’d somehow gotten the impression that it’d be like, like, a light fun fantasy-romp…? Which— I think is definitely not how I received it, but… 
(One especially weird interview asks him about his interest in fashion and his “research on the restaurant industry” and page layouts, before bothering to mention in the very last question that it might be about anything— at least having read the book now that interview just seems tip-to-toe crazy bananas…) 
I’m on a nice little run lately with this, Beautiful Darkness, Weapons of Mass Diplomacy, and I had an okay time with that Sophie Yanow War of Streets & Houses (a little outside my usual wheelhouse).  I’m on a little streak.  Right now, I’d say Beautiful Darkness over everything, but…

Hm. Darker thematically than I was expecting, the Seconds. The stuff around the stuff, at least— past the surface. I’d gotten a very off impression of what it was like from the early stuff I’d seen written about it— the stuff I’d seen, I’d somehow gotten the impression that it’d be like, like, a light fun fantasy-romp…? Which— I think is definitely not how I received it, but…

(One especially weird interview asks him about his interest in fashion and his “research on the restaurant industry” and page layouts, before bothering to mention in the very last question that it might be about anything— at least having read the book now that interview just seems tip-to-toe crazy bananas…)

I’m on a nice little run lately with this, Beautiful Darkness, Weapons of Mass Diplomacy, and I had an okay time with that Sophie Yanow War of Streets & Houses (a little outside my usual wheelhouse). I’m on a little streak. Right now, I’d say Beautiful Darkness over everything, but…

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