When Admin2 crossed the road for a better look all the lights went out.
Admin2 is reading Washington Black by Esi Edugyan; OK it is probably not PC to be nasty about maltreated slaves, however fictional, but this imaginary brutalised illiterate child fieldworker somehow achieves top skills in art, engineering and marine biology while still in his teens. We don’t need no education. But we do need thought control because back in the 1830s some well-meaning people had old-fashioned attitudes and our slave boy rightly calls them out. Oh and it just grinds to a halt without a conclusion or even a cliffhanger. And it was a Booker nominee. I blame the literary establishment.