Monday, September 13, 2004

Boring Book

I was reading "The Man in the High Castle," which is considered a science fiction classic. It takes place in an alternate 1962, in the United States which has been conquered by Japan and Germany after losing World War II. I love alternate histories, but this book was as boring as hell. The characters were just sort of wandering around, living their lives, and the plot was making no progress. I quit halfway though. If you've read it, and feel I'm sadly mistaken, feel free to correct me. I just didn't see the point of finishing the book.


Blogger Greta said...

Perhaps that would be the alternate history if Japan had won WWII - we'd be doomed to a bad, boring story arc.

5:17 PM  

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