I am currently reading my way through a long list of science fiction and fantasy titles. (http://www.npr.org/2011/08/07/138938145/science-fiction-and-fantasy-finalists if you are interested in the list).
What the hell?
Now we're taking a plot diversion while Sir Richard Francis Burton solves the Jack the Ripper mystery?
Did Farmer have ADHD?
This book is a hot mess.