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Alien Embassy

2.97  ·  Rating Details  ·  58 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
Lila Makindi grows up in East Africa in a peaceful and harmonious 22nd century world, which has succeeded our own age of extravagance, environmental damage, and warfare.

Its citizens know that the Space Communications Administration, better known as Bardo, is guiding the planet benevolently, thanks to contact with wise aliens by means, not of grandiose spaceships, but of ps
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Published 1977 by Victor Gollancz
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Rodrigo Aguerre
Este libro arranco para matar. La idea basica con la que da inicio la trama es muy buena. Basicamente se trata de que a fines del siglo XX la humanidad ha alcanzado un desarrollo tecnologico de tal magnitud que es capaz de viajar a la Luna y a Marte y explorar el sistema solar como nunca antes lo habia podido hacer. Pero por contrapartida el caos que se vive a nivel social es inmenso, la humanidad se ve atestada de pobreza y guerras y mucha desigualdad social. En este contexto se descubre que el ...more
Monique
Apr 03, 2011 Monique rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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I think this is a book for much younger people, those who have the age to have their first erotic experiments. Although it has some good remarks that would have been helpfull to me if I had read the book so much earlier. Further it is a little bit disappointing because it doesn't go about about real alien adventure but about artificial star flying.
The book seems to be one of a series in which in the last part there is a real alien invasion. Well in that case I have read the best part already yea
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Nicolas
Ce roman raconte, dans un XXIIème siècle assez étrange, comment, grâce au voyage tantrique, l’humanité a pu gagner les étoiles et visiter d’étranges mondes. Dit comme ça, ça a l’air très excitant, surtout lorsque le récit est raconté par une jeune astronaute du sexe(1).
Toutefois, il y a un certain nombre de bémols à apporter : d’abord, le vol tantrique n’a que peu de rapport avec l’extase sexuelle puisque, comme l’explique l’auteur, le but est de rester sur le seuil de l’orgasme aussi longtemps
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