Dunnett, Dorothy. Gemini. New York: Alfred a. Knopf, 2000.
Reason read: to finish the series started in August in honor of Dunnett’s birth month.
For me, Gemini was like that proverbial wall marathoners hit at mile twenty. I couldn’t imagine reading a single page more…just like runners can’t believe they still have 6.2 lousy miles to go. With its molasses-like plot I grew bored of Nicholas and his never-ending exploits. Gemini is all about heritage. Nicholas discovering his grandfather. Gelis uncovering deep dark secrets like the fact Nicholas is a surviving twin. None of it really appealed to me so I quit. I have more Dunnett on my challenge list so to continue the running theme, this is a DNF, a Did Not Finish. There will be other epic races to tackle.
Confessional: I am getting really tired of Nicholas…but you knew that.
Book trivia: the character list for Gemini is epic.
Nancy said: nothing specific about Gemini.
BookLust Twist: from More Book Lust in the chapter called “Digging up the Past Though Fiction” (p 79).