Thursday, June 4, 2015
Dark Gold by David Angsten (from 2010)
SPOILER ALERT: Don't read this last tidbit if you're still thinking about setting sail on this voyage into idiocy. I don't want to spoil the book for anyone because I don't dig on spoilers, but I really don't want you to have to read this turd either. If you think I'm being too hard on Dark Gold (and the conclusion in particular), all I'm saying is this: there's a sequence where our main character is swallowed by the sea creature at the heart of the tale, hangs out with an old chum in its gullet, and then escapes from the creature's mouth to prolong the miserable climax. That's Dark Gold in a nutshell for you.
Final Grade: DO NOT read this shit.
How's that for a Final Grade? Seriously, I gave it one star on Goodreads because the site wouldn't allow me to give it no stars.