2113: Stories Inspired by the Music of Rush (120)

This is a very unique book that I am grateful to have been able to get a copy of through ABE books. It is a book that was not available at any of my local libraries. So, I bought it, and I am honoured to have it on my shelf for evermore.

The book is a gem! I did listen to some music by Rush over the years. However, I really didn’t know much about the background of the music. The music of Rush is filled with fascinating stories, images, and futuristic themes. The book is unique in that it is written as an anthology that is written by best-selling and award-winning authors. Each writer choose a song to write about. What a treasure-throve of great writing and inspiring perspectives!

It is hard to imagine how the world would look in 2113. The characters in these stories search for strength and hope in a world that is dangerous and possibly bland at times. These stories read like science fiction and some of them have facets of suspense to them.

If you haven’t read the book yet, you should because it is really a book like no other I have ever read. The stories are also written in a style that will linger with you for a long time after you have read them.

I plan to reread the book again later this year.

Thank you John for suggesting that we read this gem of a book. It was a GREAT challenge!

Rating: 5 stars

Reviewed by: Irene S. Roth


About irenesroth

I am a freelance and academic writer. I am currently writing a book called `Fearless Freelance Writers`. Please look out for it soon on this blog.
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