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AIM Blog #4

I am glad that this book is starting to pick up pace. In this part of the book, the magistrate decides to take the barbarian girl back home to the barbarians. He picks up some people to go along with him, but he doesn’t fully tell them his intentions. I think the girl isn’t into […]

AIM 104 Blog #3

Reading these first two chapters of “Waiting for the Barbarians” were so difficult. It reminded me of reading the first few books of The Odyssey. The context of the story is unclear and the dialogue and more importantly, who’s speaking, confused me. The thing that struck me was the magistrate’s questioning of the sunglasses. Obviously, […]

I’m So Confused…

Pretty interesting book if you ask me… I do not know how to feel about this book.  I still don’t know where these Barbarians are. HOWEVER, I see that in the last two chapters, I was faced with many conflicting thoughts. I liked the book, but I don’t love it. I did realize that the […]