May 11 2007


Category: BooksChrisM @ 8:16 pm

Ribofunk – Paul Di Filippo

I struggled through the first 10 pages. Then almost gave up. So I skipped to 1/2 through the book, chose 3 pages at random, (hoping to find the intro had just been a gimmick), and tried reading those. Personally I couldn’t read it without wanting to put the book down and start reading something else.
The style of writing the author uses is highly stylized, with with a lot of character’s speech being used, and they all speak in a dialect that is hard to comprehend. A little like A Clockwork Orange, but infinitely less understandable.
Hope others have more luck.

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