Search Results: "Baryon Tensor Posadas"


BOOK REVIEW

THE SACRED ERA by Yoshio Aramaki
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 13, 2017

"A badly translated and misogynistic sci-fi relic."
A surreal dystopian tale originally published in the 1970s is the Japanese author's first novel to be translated into English. Read full book review >

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CHILD’S PLAY by Carmen Posadas
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2009

"Clever, aphoristic, even philosophical, but not by any means suspenseful. Best consumed a paragraph at a time, like the I Ching."
Posadas (The Last Resort, 2005, etc.) continues her deconstruction of traditional mystery formulas with this teasing but ultimately juiceless interrogation of a fatal, suspiciously coincidental school accident. Read full book review >

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THE LAST RESORT by Carmen Posadas
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 9, 2005

"The model is clearly Agatha Christie, yet the excruciatingly woolly dialogue reads more like George V. Higgins inexplicably passing the time at a Moroccan spa."
Posadas pushes the high-concept whodunit pastiche of Little Indiscretions (2003) a step further into high comedy, without a single laugh. Read full book review >

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LITTLE INDISCRETIONS by Carmen Posadas
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 19, 2003

"Arch concept humor, deliberately paced yet weirdly discordant—exactly the sort of thing that will appeal to readers who like that sort of thing, as half a million readers in 12 languages reportedly have so far."
A secret-hoarding caterer is frozen to death inside a wealthy client's walk-in freezer: an English-translation debut that sounds like, but emphatically isn't, a case for Hercule Poirot. Read full book review >