Driving on the Rim
Publish date: November 1st 2010
Edition language: English
I debated between a 3 star and a 4 star rating on this one, but ultimately decided to be generous. The tipping point is probably this quip near the middle of the book: "Nowadays, experiences came at me like bugs hitting the windshield. I wasn't sure I could keep up. Of all the mysteries of life, no...
I think if I try to read this right through, intent on the more typical pleasures of a story coalescing, a setting and context cohering, a plot gathering steam.... I'll end up frustrated. I'll rush. I'll get annoyed that I have no fucking clue what decade it is, one character nicknamed "Walkman" b...