Yeah. Maybe "bottomless" is a more apt term. It never ceases to reward me with new readings. New details emerge from it's basically holographic/fractalesque text every time I read it. As one of the reliable proselytizers for this series on this site, I'm glad to see it's inclusion. » 7/31/14 10:39am Today 10:39am

Finch is the last in the great Ambergris trilogy: City of Saints and Madmen (short stories which are basically world building); Shriek: and Afterword, and Finch. Like the Southern Reach trilogy, each reads completely differently than the others in style and voice, but all combine to create an undeniable masterwork. … » 7/30/14 4:22pm Yesterday 4:22pm

I liked the thing with the dogs, as I think it showed a willingness to wear metaphor on the sleeve. To me this was clearly a moment to see our character show his unmoveable need to side with 'order' and stand against the chaos that the event was slowly seeding in his world. But not siding with order in the milqtoast… » 6/30/14 3:15pm 6/30/14 3:15pm

I have no doubt the above mentioned explanation is correct, but for the life of me, I can not see how lighting and shadow differences make up this creepy effect. I don't see other shadows moving on her face, or other indications that would indicate this. But, as the alternative is a waking corpse, I'm gonna go ahead… » 6/20/14 1:38pm 6/20/14 1:38pm