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Recent Reading

Yes, I'm not sure if you were aware of it, but I am capable of reading. And not just magazines and bathroom stalls, i'm talking full blown novels, folks.

I just finished "Never Let Me Go" by Kazuo Ishiguro. At first glance it seems like just another book with a hackneyed theme. Basically the book follows the lives of students at a special institution who later find out that they are clones and their organs are to be harvested until they reach "completion".

The way that Ishiguro writes, his focus on extreme subtlety and detail, makes it genuinely hard to put down this book. There is deception, love, humor, and enlightenment. The story takes place in an alternate reality, very similar to the writing style of Jack Womack. We are given a beautiful story that takes place in a Britain that has made significant medical advances since WWII and cancer and other debilitating diseases are a thing of the past, but at what cost?

Don't let the sci-fi theme turn you away, this book could thrill anyone from the hardcore harry potter fan, to the mildly-obsessed twilight reader.

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