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Robert Laird

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Average rating: 3.50 · 6 ratings · 1 review · 4 distinct works · Similar authors
The Tunnel
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The Leap (Poetry)
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Only Silence Echoes True (Poetry)
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Discordant Symphony (Poetry)
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Rain of Spring (Poetry)
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In the Mouth of the Whale by Paul J. McAuley
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Gardens of the Sun by Paul J. McAuley
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The Quiet War by Paul J. McAuley
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Robert Laird and 3 other people liked Jeanne Johnston's review of The Stone Man:
The Stone Man by Luke Smitherd
"This goes into the "difficult reading" category for me. I liked it. I hated it. A tense read from the start, but I think the ambiguity at the end is what bothers me most.

As a first contact story, I guess it accomplished its goal--making you wonde..." Read more of this review »
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The Stone Man by Luke Smitherd
The Stone Man
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The Hydrogen Sonata by Iain M. Banks
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The Hydrogen Sonata is very much a Culture book... it reads and feels like all the others and is a fairly good tale. But it's funny how, right about the time the ship Minds were wondering if all the to-and-fro was worth it, I was wondering the same t...more
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Proxima by Stephen Baxter
Proxima
by Stephen Baxter
read in June, 2014
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I've always enjoyed Baxter's stories, and this one is no different: very good, from beginning to end, and I can highly recommend it. The ending, while not too satisfying, did lend itself to making you think, "...yep, it's over...". But he also left p...more
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Oceanic by Greg Egan
Oceanic
by Greg Egan
read in November, 2013
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A nice, short story about how the feelings of faith can have biological causes, and the challenge of determining if that is inconsequential or not. Good read.
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