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The Partly Cloudy Patriot
Katherine Streeter, Sarah Vowell
The Age of Edison
Ernest Freeberg
Tales of the Alhambra
Washington Irving
Victorian and Edwardian Fashion: A Photographic Survey
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The Collected Plays of Theodore Dreiser
Frederic E. Rusch, Keith Newlin
Great Stories of the Sea & Ships
Peter Hurd, N.C. Wyeth
The Wisdom of the Lotus Sutra: A Discussion, Vol 1
Haruo Suda Katsuji Saito, Takanori Endo, Daisaku Ikeda
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Jon Winokur
Complete Works of Oscar Wilde
Oscar Wilde, Merlin Holland
Innocence - Dean R. Koontz

3.5 out of 5

 

I can't put into words why I didn't care for this book as much as I usually do Dean Koontz. If I hazard a guess, it's because of non-linear nature of the story. It's a good book, an interesting set of circumstances (as his books usually are). The edition I read has a "Bonus Story" with more on the back story of the primary character. Given the way the book is laid out, putting this information at the end, seems to be the best place. I wouldn't recommend reading it first. But I am glad that it was there and I had the opportunity to complete the story with it.