The Gnole

by Steve Boyett | Literature & Fiction | This book has not been rated.
ISBN: 0749313544 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingromneywing of Semaphore, South Australia Australia on 3/8/2017
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3 journalers for this copy...
Journal Entry 1 by wingromneywing from Semaphore, South Australia Australia on Wednesday, March 08, 2017
Given to me for release.

Journal Entry 2 by wingromneywing at Mövenpick in Kingston, Australian Capital Territory Australia on Saturday, March 25, 2017

Released 2 yrs ago (3/25/2017 UTC) at Mövenpick in Kingston, Australian Capital Territory Australia

WILD RELEASE NOTES:

I hope this book makes someone's day. If it's not your kind of read, journal it, pass it on and join in the fun of watching books you have touched travel the world!

Journal Entry 3 by wingRosieCanberrawing at Kingston, Australian Capital Territory Australia on Friday, March 31, 2017
Picked up at the monthly BX meet up at Movenpick at Kingston Foreshore.

Journal Entry 4 by wingRosieCanberrawing at Jerrabomberra, New South Wales Australia on Monday, September 18, 2017

Released 2 yrs ago (9/23/2017 UTC) at Jerrabomberra, New South Wales Australia

CONTROLLED RELEASE NOTES:

Will be released at the Suppeto Collective cafe, either at the meeting or will be left on the bookshelf.

Journal Entry 5 by winggoldenwattlewing at Jerrabomberra, New South Wales Australia on Saturday, September 23, 2017
Picked up off the shelf at Suppeto Collective Café, Jerrabomberra, NSW. Thank you.

Journal Entry 6 by winggoldenwattlewing at Canberra, Australian Capital Territory Australia on Monday, January 21, 2019
I started to read this book, but the new age spiritualist 'religion' lost me; asking and thanking plant food. Do you mind if I eat you. No problem, go ahead and eat me. If there is no survival reason for the plant to be eaten, such as spreading seeds in faeces, it would be against its survival, so a plant is more likely to scream (if it could) than agree to be eaten. If the leaves were eaten for instance there would be less chlorophyll to absorb energy from light, so why would a plant be oh-so-happy to let its potential be reduced. Some plants produce more of an unappealing chemical when exposed to the vibrations caused by caterpillars chewing for instance, so in nature they are not keen on being eaten.
I stopped reading when a group of real and imaginary (nothing wrong with having fantasy creatures in a story) creatures walked together, including prey and hunter, a rabbit and fox. At that point I decided the author didn’t know much about the nature of the wild world (except cute fluffy creatures) and closed the book. If they are knowledgeable, they should know better and how silly this scene was.

Shame, as I like a good fantasy. However, for a fantasy to work, in its way, it must have logic. One might argue, even more than a non-fantasy book. Perhaps this develops, but the beginning didn't indicate this, and because of this I didn't get far.

Released 5 mos ago (7/8/2019 UTC) at Port Kembla Pyramids in Port Kembla, New South Wales Australia

WILD RELEASE NOTES:

Left with the concrete pyramids. A surreal site with the sun behind them.

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