“Perhaps Land that I Love would have succeeded in another vehicle. As a graphic novel, one can see its over-the-top explanations and absurd characters working quite well.
“All of these fascinating experiences and relationships described in Loose Diamonds . . .
It takes supreme confidence in one’s ability to put on the cover: “The book everyone is talking about.” Not to mention Dirk Vandereyken is shown sticking out his tongue in his author photo.