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Member: Longshanks

CollectionsYour library (114), Read but unowned (55), Favorites (20), All collections (169)

Reviews15 reviews

Tagshumor (63), fantasy (45), science fiction (43), satire (42), short stories (38), speculative fiction (32), new weird (25), horror (23), weird fiction (13), postmodern (13) — see all tags

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About meBrobdingnagian; fan of fiction that can be considered Weird, New Weird, or just regular weird; kind of likes quibbling about the difference between the three.

About my libraryIf my reviews skew towards the highly positive, it's because I'm mostly reviewing books I own, and I don't often purchase books I don't find value in. Paolo Bacigalupi's was a notable mistake, and is merely used as a coaster.

I enjoy reviews that do more than simply outline the plot (which will invariably be posted on dozens of other websites) and state whether the book made the reviewer feel good or bad (which is irrelevant,) so I try to write mine along similar lines.
I've just gotten back in to this account after a period of neglect, so I'll hopefully flesh out some old, thinner reviews.

GroupsLibrarians who LibraryThing, Literary Snobs, The Diogenes Club, The Weird Tradition, Weird Fiction

Favorite authorsG. K. Chesterton, Nick Mamatas, China MiƩville, Kit Reed, P. G. Wodehouse (Shared favorites)

Membership LibraryThing Early Reviewers/Member Giveaway

Real nameZach B.

Account typepublic, free

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Member sinceMar 6, 2012

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