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    2015 Reading Journey: Lord Foul’s Bane

    by This was a hard review for me to write, and I put it off several times. Okay, more than several. As a teenager, the Chronicles of Thomas Convenant ranked high on my list of favourite fantasy. I read both trilogies at least a dozen times between the last couple of years of grade school and the end of high school. I expected to love a return visit to the world and have the first book drag me into the second. Expectations subverted, and not in a good way. As an adult, the character of Thomas Covenant annoys the hell out of me. He’s pretty much as unlikeable as Mr.…