Blood Song (book review) Eric Drooker

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120719 first review: second reading i have decided to up the rating, as this time i do as riley suggests- read quickly, glance, move on, take it like video/movie rather than book or other word-bound art. this works. gestural drawing, shadows black, single other color, blue of some sort, combine to render this fable in exactly the right medium. too simple plot for writing perhaps, too meditative for moving pictures, this medium has effect of casting wordless and direct as any legend...

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