Daily Archives: December 12, 2019

A Cautious Welcome To A New Nation: Bougainville

From 1988 to 1998 there was an immensely deadly but nearly entirely obscure Civil War fought in Papua New Guinea that cost from thousands to tens of thousands of lives.  The civil war itself was lamentable if somewhat predictable.  Bougainville’s … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Darkest Road

The Darkest Road (The Fionavar Tapestry #3), by Guy Gavriel Kay This is supposed to be the last novel in an epic fantasy series, but I just did not feel that this novel was all that compelling of a read.  … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Summer Tree

The Summer Tree (The Fionavar Tapestry #1), by Guy Gavriel Kay I’m glad I read this book (and its companion volume in this series that my library had, review forthcoming) after having read a few of the author’s other more … Continue reading

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