All posts tagged: Mexico

Review: Dr. Brinkley’s Tower, by Robert Hough

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Musical Accompaniment: “Will The Circle Be Unbroken”, from the Bioshock Infinite OST (Courtnee Draper — vocal, Troy Baker — guitar) Mexico: 1931. Across the Rio Grande from Texas lies Corazon de la Fuente, a small pueblo that is still ravaged from years of warfare, revolutionary governments and the ensuing crippling poverty. In strides Dr. Romulus Brinkley, who promises salvation and a much-needed cash injection to the town if they’ll let him build an incredibly high-powered […]

The Resolution Project Book Fifteen: Blood Meridian, or the Evening Redness in the West (1985)

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“The wagons were no more than embers armatured with the blackened shapes of hoop-iron and tires, the redhot axles quaking deep within the coals. The riders squatted at the fires and boiled water and drank coffee and roasted meat and lay down to sleep among the dead.” (p. 153) The Resolution Project: For my New Year’s resolution this year (that being 2011), I decided to try and read all one hundred of the novels picked by […]