Before I get to the heart of the matter, check out my blogging friend’s entry on the Super Bowl. He watched the game in New Orleans.
Now back to the 99 non-Luft Balloons. A couple of years ago, I was looking up information on a book called Interred With Their Bones and found this blog post that discussed something called The Page 99 Test where the ninety-ninth page of a given book could summarize its essence. I had intended to go through each and every one of my books (non-fiction and fiction alike) but never got around to starting..until tonight.
From American Gods:
From Good Omens:
From Sandman Book of Dreams:
From Smoke and Mirrors:
I think each of these Gaiman books’ 99th page touches on the pertinent themes either of the specific novel or of the author’s overall flavorings.
The 99th from American Psycho: