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Review: The Ice-Shirt (Seven Dreams #1)

User Review  - Alice - Goodreads

History, pithy in its moment, ultimately can only disappoint in its transience, and so my plot-hungry brain initially struggled to accept the inconsequentiality of much of what Vollmann presents us ... Read full review

Review: The Ice-Shirt (Seven Dreams #1)

User Review  - Ian Klappenskoff - Goodreads

Prelude to a Review This book was my first introduction to WTV and means a lot to me personally. I met my wife, FMSushi, in 1990 and we got married in 1993. She was originally from Hobart in Tasmania ... Read full review

Review: The Ice-Shirt (Seven Dreams #1)

User Review  - Lehtomaki - Goodreads

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Review: The Ice-Shirt (Seven Dreams #1)

User Review  - Kurt - Goodreads

Perhaps uneven - or perhaps this is a fault of mine, for occasionally not being in the right frame of mind for fictionalized Norse mythology - but Vollmann is as good as they get, as evidenced by how the low spots of this book are never too low, and the high spots are astoundingly high. Read full review

Review: The Ice-Shirt (Seven Dreams #1)

User Review  - Paula - Goodreads

Within these pages, Vollmann has woven a vast, glittering Song of the North. It is a song so eerily stunning, it eludes my abilities to capture in a review. The Song includes the most gorgeous of ... Read full review

Review: The Ice-Shirt (Seven Dreams #1)

User Review  - Will - Goodreads

This book wasn't for me. From the opening pages, I found the author's use of language to be self-indulgent in an almost congratulating way. I'm far too old now to really enjoy the use of language ... Read full review

Review: The Ice-Shirt (Seven Dreams #1)

User Review  - Larissa - Goodreads

Yay! I can't wait to start the others. Think I'll read some short stories first… Great summer read, keeps you cool in the heat. It helped that I was able to visit Alaska and see an Ulu - just like ... Read full review

Review: The Ice-Shirt (Seven Dreams #1)

User Review  - David Contreras - Goodreads

The Ice-Shirt's Glossary is a 50 page long section comprised of a Glossaries recounting the innumerable research William T. Vollmann has put into this, Volume One, and the remaining six dreams (as of ... Read full review

Review: The Ice-Shirt (Seven Dreams #1)

User Review  - Nate - Goodreads

On The Doorstep What the very first words written by William T. Vollmann were (edit: that I read), I cannot say. Along with this book I own The Rainbow Stories and Expelled fom Eden, but it's likely ... Read full review

Review: The Ice-Shirt (Seven Dreams #1)

User Review  - Chris - Goodreads

Phew. Brilliance at work, but often not enjoyable. Which is perhaps the point. Read full review


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