I read the book when I was 14 or so, in the mid-80's which is like the perfect age for this kind of epic novel with questionable themes. I was ALL ABOUT it, it had everything I wanted in a book: forbidden romance, bad marriages, fascinating history, illegitimate children, secrets, a romantic island fuck-fest, priests… » 1/29/15 4:29pm Thursday 4:29pm

I'm not a doctor, but if they are on the autismn spectrum which in their case could be Aspergers, that will explain the fixation on the weather. And the shitty social skills, mixed in with some serious anger-management problems. And being twins probably makes it easier to get into this self-reinforcing circle of… » 1/21/15 2:38pm 1/21/15 2:38pm

This is happening a bit with the Benedict Cumberbatch fans since he announced his engagement and upcoming baby with his fiancee. It's like the shippers who are so into fictional Sherlock-John as a pairing have transferred their ire to the real-life fiancee and have set up all sorts of ridiculous conspiracy theories… » 1/18/15 1:57pm 1/18/15 1:57pm