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Occasional book reader on a fluid.quest

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Dune (1984, Berkley) 5 stars

Set on the desert planet Arrakis, Dune is the story of the boy Paul Atreides, …

There is a lot of hype surrounding Dune. In some old forum I recall seeing it termed as the LOTR of sci-fi. Naturally I was curious. The aesthetics were very different though, for instance character names have a West Asian touch. I did not read much more than that the 1st time. Must try reading again, before the movie lands

In 2001, audiences first met and fell in love with a twelve-year-old criminal mastermind named …

Review of 'Artemis Fowl' on 'GoodReads'

1 star

There I was, testing if the original Artemis Fowl series was worth giving a try. So I tried the graphic novel for a quick read.



The art was OK. But the story was too simplistic. Artemis is more like a omniscient brat, hardly adorable.