In the Long Dark

by Brian Carter | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 0099617404 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingfuturecatwing of Christchurch, Canterbury New Zealand on 10/26/2007
Buy from one of these Booksellers:
Amazon.com | Amazon UK | Amazon CA | Amazon DE | Amazon FR | Amazon IT | Bol.com
This book is in the wild! This Book is Currently in the Wild!
2 journalers for this copy...
Journal Entry 1 by wingfuturecatwing from Christchurch, Canterbury New Zealand on Friday, October 26, 2007
Watership Down has a lot to answer for. So many people have tried to write animal-story-from-animals'-point-of-view novels, and so few have succeeded. Unfortunately this book, about a group of stray cats whose territory is invaded by another gang, has to be counted as one of the failures.

At the end of the book, one of the cats contemplates his life: "Where was he going? What had he gained? ... What was it all about?" And that's very similar to the feeling I had at the end of the book - what was the point? An ok idea, but only averagely executed (the narrative voice kept departing from the cats' point of view, which broke the already fragile illusion every time), and while the dramatic tension built nicely over the course of the novel, its resolution was a total let-down, and spoilt all that had come before.

^ ^
00
=+=
^

Journal Entry 2 by wingfuturecatwing at Trattorie Cafe (OBCZ) in Christchurch, Canterbury New Zealand on Saturday, December 01, 2007

Released 13 yrs ago (12/1/2007 UTC) at Trattorie Cafe (OBCZ) in Christchurch, Canterbury New Zealand

WILD RELEASE NOTES:

RELEASE NOTES:

Left in the OBCZ after this morning's meetup.

^ ^
00
=+=
v

Journal Entry 3 by winggaboydwing from Christchurch, Canterbury New Zealand on Monday, July 07, 2008
Picked up today, while out for lunch. Yet to be read.

Released 12 yrs ago (7/11/2008 UTC) at Arts Centre - specific location in notes in Christchurch, Canterbury New Zealand

WILD RELEASE NOTES:

RELEASE NOTES:

Near Muesum.

Are you sure you want to delete this item? It cannot be undone.