Nicholas (nwhyte) wrote,

April Books 12) Deathless, by Catherynne A. Valente

Didn't quite work for me, I'm afraid. Heartfelt and detailed evocation of Russian legends and how they might have played out for real in the early years of Stalinism, and I picked up amusing references to those excellent books The Twelve Chairs and The Master and Margarita, but I didn't care about the characters very much. Obviously appeals to a lot of people so I'm in a minority here.

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