Shorter M. John Harrison:
"You would think that with glowing cover blurbs from Gaiman, Mieville, and
Banks that this couldn't fail to be a fantastic read, well worth the
outrageous $15 trade paperback price. You would think.
Or, for those of you who still remember calculus fondly:
The limit of f(amount of logical sense), as the book approaches
its end, is zero.