The Invention of Hugo Cabret

Once upon a time, there was a young boy who had no family, no home, and no friends. All the boy had were the clocks of the train station in Paris and the silent automaton sitting in his little garret. Day after day, he would wind the clocks and steal his dinner. At night, he would work on the mechanical figure with parts pocketed from a wind-up toy shop. One day, he is caught by the shop owner, one day he makes friends with the shop owner’s granddaughter. One day, his precarious life is thrown upside down and changed.

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“American Gods” By Neil Gaiman – A book review

Well the wait is over and I have finished off American Gods by Neil Gaiman. This book was ambitious from the start. With the new upcoming STARS television show based on the book this book is back on the minds of many people. Briefly because you know I hate spoilers the book follows our “hero” on his trip of discovery about the hidden world of belief and all the hodge-podge of Gods that litter the American Country side as the old fights with the new for survival. I hope I didn’t give away to much with that but unfortunately I probably did.

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