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The Paperboy
Pete Dexter
The Dinosauria
David B. Weishampel, Peter Dodson, Halszka Osmólska
The Two Koreas: A Contemporary History (Revised and Updated Edition)
Don Oberdorfer

The Eye of Argon

The Eye of Argon - Jim Theis We've all seen movies that are "so bad it's good." I never thought a book could accomplish that same level of horrible wonderfulness, until I read this work. I fell into the dilemma everyone else had in what rating to give it. On one hand, it is just worst book ever in the world. The worst writing ever. The worst typos ever. The worst use of a thesaurus ever. I am convinced that people who are learning to write should read this work at some point in order to learn what NOT to do. But on the other hand, it is just so entertaining, so ambitious, so wonderful. After all, any book that has a chapter 3 1/2 and 7 1/2 deserves all the praise in the world. I would never recommend this book to anyone ever. But seriously, I recommend it.