Book Review – A Circle Around Forever by Robert K. Swisher Jr.

A fascinating and indepth review from a very talented writer in is own right, Eric Lahti… If this book wasn’t already on my tbr list this review would certainly encourage me to add it…

Eric Lahti

Genres are for suckers.  Take a book, pretty much any book out there, and see where it falls on the genre scale.  Not what it’s marketed as, what it is.  A good horror novel will develop characters and relationships and then use those to heighten the effect when they’re shredded.  The best sci-fi and fantasy novels utilize philosophy, politics, and religion as a springboard.  Action and adventure will have an underpinning of social justice.

Your mileage may vary on these statements, but any good book should be genre defying.  Not to the extent of starting out as a Western and ending up with zombies – although that might make for an interesting story if handled correctly – but rather a story that makes use of the richness of life and fantasy and uses all manner of elements to weave together a tale.  As long as the pieces fit, it’s all…

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