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The Wild Wood - Charles de Lint I liked The Wild Wood but I wasn't in the mood for it, if that makes sense. I have to be in a certain frame of mind for de Lint's stuff.

The conclusion was . . . ah, rather abrupt? Jolting? I didn't like it. But for the most part, it was an enjoyable way to while away an hour or two stuck in a waiting room, even if it didn't match my headspace at the time.

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