John of the Rhine

John of the Rhine One spring evening in a lump of river mud wakes up in an alchemist s basement His name is John His new master has peculiar habits When the modern world comes to their village in the form of a ra

  • Title: John of the Rhine
  • Author: Margaret R. Taylor Kelsey King
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 450
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • One spring evening in 1861, a lump of river mud wakes up in an alchemist s basement His name is John His new master has peculiar habits When the modern world comes to their village in the form of a rail line, John discovers this whole being alive business is complicated than he d thought.

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    1. 2.5 Stars Read all my reviews on urlphantomhiveoklikes I'm not completely sure what I expected from this short story, but because there was so much going on in so few pages, everything felt too rushed and undetailed.John is made of a hump of clay. A sentient hump of clay, as he tries to keep his master happy he's also trying to explore the world.The beginning of the story reminded me a lot of the sperm whale and petunia scene from The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy as John goes trough a proces [...]

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