I really enjoyed learning new and surprising things, but those were few and far between in this book. I don't like how this book just throws a bunch of information at your head, without really organizing it in a meaningful way. At times it's really laborious and about as exciting as an almanac or phone book of mythology rather than something you actually want to listen to. This is an excellent book for those who absorb copious amounts of information for fun, but not for those who also expect some entertainment or thoughtful analysis. If you know just the basics of mythology its going to be a really long wordy recap.
I am really discouraged, because he seems to me to just catalog information. I can go to wikipedia for that.
It was read to fast for my brain. I had to o back the moment my attention lapsed.
Not really. But I came away with a few good morsels.
I am not sure I am going to finish it all the way. I am about 90% through, carried by the hope it might get better.
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