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The Case of Four and Twenty Blackbirds | Neil Gaiman | Literary Roadhouse Ep 103

Discussion Notes: The Case of Four and Twenty Blackbirds

Find this week’s story here: The Case of the Four and Twenty Blackbirds by Neil Gaiman.

Next week’s story: The Autumn of the Patriarch by Gabriel Garcia Márquez.

Rated: Clean

Maya, Gerald, Rammy and Anais deviate from their usual literary fare for something light and whimsical with little deep literary thought. Naturally, Maya near hated it! Where is her substance, her drama, her introspection and depth? However, Maya was alone in her need for deep, as Gerald, Anais, and Rammy loved this fun whimsical break from fiction that makes you work. As a lover of noir thriller, Gerald in particular enjoyed this noir mystery set in the land of children’s nurseries. As Rammy points out, this is what a Dick Tracy comic book would feel like.

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