Book Review #2

As promised, here is my next book review…

I’ll admit, I happen to love Tom Hanks as an actor, so when I saw that he was publishing a collection of short fiction, I was in. Personally I have my own obsession with typewriters, so I was very excited to flip through this book and see all the great photography of these great machines. Mr. Hanks manages to insert at least a fleeting comment about a typewriter in each one of his stories.

As a whole, I think this is a very nice offering of stories. Obviously the thread that holds them together is the general use of typewriters throughout the book. There are also a few stories that connect with the use of the same chsracters.

If you don’t like a bit of sci-fi, you might not appreciate some of the stories in this collection. Many are nice quasi meaningful short stories that many people will relate to, however, a few venture off into the unbelievable/sci-fi realm. 

Personally, I enjoyed all of them, some more than others, but all were well written. I definitely would recommend this to other readers, actually my mom has my copy right now. 

Finsl verdict from me? Well done Mr. Hanks.

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