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Maggie the Ranter

Drop in to see what condition my condition is in! I rant on all things booklike here....

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Red Seas Under Red Skies
Scott Lynch
Water Sleeps
Glen Cook
In the Midst of Death - Lawrence Block In a lot of ways, this is a really unassuming little mystery, going along its way, when all of a sudden you get just struck with some empathic feel for the narrator, even though he hasn't said a thing about what he is feeling. It's all somehow there. Such a great hallmark of characterization.

This series, following an ex-cop on his solitary journeys after accidentally shooting a child, can seem a bit dated, and none of the characters are very synpathetic, but it all pulls together to give a wonderful example of the human condition.