Phoenix

Phoenix Front Cover He was from the decadent past and there was no place for him in the primitive future
  • Title: Phoenix
  • Author: Richard Cowper
  • ISBN: 9780345018564
  • Page: 376
  • Format: Paperback
  • Phoenix
    Front Cover He was from the decadent past and there was no place for him in the primitive future
    Phoenix By Richard Cowper,
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      Published :2020-04-21T08:36:47+00:00

    About " Richard Cowper "

  • Richard Cowper

    Pen name for John Middleton Murry, Jr.

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  • The trouble with Phoenix is that Richard Cowper had an interesting idea for a story, but no story to go with it He spends most of the book developing the setting, establishing the characters, and building suspense And then he doesn t do anything with what he s established, and the ending reads as if it were hurriedly slapped on It s almost as if the editor forced Cowper to change his original ending, and gave him only a couple hours in which to do so.I did a little googling, but couldn t find an [...]


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