Virtual Cities (2020, Norton & Company, Incorporated, W. W.) 4 stars

Virtual Cities

4 stars

1) "This, a most unexpected town of surprises, is filled with glorious anachronisms and rather odd activities and characters. In the Cartographer's Hut, one can find the monocled Wally B. Feed, a hero of the anti-Largo movement and a connoisseur of all things Big Whoop. Woody the Woodsmith's Woodtick Woodshop, on the other hand, may seem unremarkable even if it is the place to discover that a woodchuck could chuck no amount of wood since a woodchuck can't chuck wood. Alternatively, visitors can drop down the hatch to the Bloody Lip Bar and Grill for a selection of grogs and gazpacho soups, or walk the main boardwalk to the Swamp Rot Inn, its pet alligator, and that single room available for rent. At the far end of the plank-walk, on a picturesque set of rocks, Mad Marty's stranded laundry ship provides clean clothes to all, and constant amusement to the …