There are two novels that can change a bookish fourteen-year old's life: The Lord of the Rings and Atlas Shrugged. One is a childish fantasy that often engenders a lifelong obsession with its unbelievable heroes, leading to an emotionally stunted, socially crippled adulthood, unable to deal with the real world. The other, of course, involves orcs.Much, much worse. (Via LGM).
Monday, March 23, 2009
Kung Fu Monkey reassures me that my childhood could have been worse:
Thus blogged Anderson ... on or about Monday, March 23, 2009