July 22, 2019

Book: Space Opera, by Catherynne Valente 📚

Space OperaSpace Opera

Space Opera by Catherynne M. Valente
My rating: 2 of 5 stars

I imagine Catherynne Valente thought to herself…

I think I’ll write something sort of like Douglas Adams, but with MORE!”

If you throw a lot of words at me, all trying to be super funny, a few of them will land. But when you do it in every single sentence with no guidance at all from an actual plot or characters, it becomes exhausting. So exhausting, in fact, that I stopped reading about 2/3rds of the way through.

Previous post
Where did all the glitter go? From a post by Jared Sumner: It’s become cliche for Olds like me to pine for the days of the old, quirky, “fun” internet, but dammit I kind of miss
Next post
Book: Armada by Ernest Cline 📚 Armada Armada by Ernest Cline My rating: 3 of 5 stars It was fine. More like “Ready Player Six”, I’d say. I enjoy the occasional pop culture