Odd Bits About Books
Do you like reading? Good, then we can be friends. Let me tell you about some of the things that I’ve found…
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I’m a big fan of the A Song of Ice and Fire books, the epic fantasy novels by George R. R. Martin, and I hope the next one will be released soon. There has been (and continues to be) a lot of discussion about influences and I have two more ideas to throw into theContinue reading “Inspiration for Ice and Fire”
“Why the very name will get the shares up to a premium in ten days.” In fairness, it does sound good. Dickens tends to come up with a great idea, talk about it for a page or two, then never mention it again. This is perhaps the best example – even if you never readContinue reading “The United Metropolitan Improved Hot Muffin and Crumpet Baking and Punctual Delivery Company”
You’ve heard of Jason and the Argonauts, right? Fifty heroes of ancient Greek mythology who went on a quest for the Golden Fleece. It’s a very exciting story but I won’t go into the plot, I don’t want to give away any spoilers. But you’d make certain assumptions about what these heroes were good at,Continue reading “Beekeeper on the Argo”
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