Reviews | June 01, 1984
Acts of Will
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I recommend all seven of these books, six for their promise, and the seventh for its fulfillment of promise. The seventh is Sydney Lea’s The Floating Candles; I think it clearly demonstrates potential made powerful. The other six books are as different from each other as their promise and their problems, though they each involve, in some essential way, an act of will.
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