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The New Springtime (New Springtime #2)

3.79 of 5 stars 3.79  ·  rating details  ·  164 ratings  ·  4 reviews
[Second of 2 "New Springtime" novels.] The death-stars had come, and they had kept on coming for hundreds of thousands of years, falling upon the Earth, swept upon it by a vagrant star that had passed through the outer reaches of the solar system. They brought with them a time of unending darkness and cold. It was a thing that happened every twenty-six million years, and t ...more
Paperback, 472 pages
Published May 1st 1991 by Warner Books (NY) (first published January 1st 1990)
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At first, I thought I would hate this book thanks to the insect-people (was not a fan of Kafka's The Metamorphosis), but I ended up getting really into it. I think one of the reasons I like sci-fi/fantasy so much is that it's a genre that can deal with big issues like racism, discrimination, religion, philosophy, ethics, war, etc. without pointing any fingers at any real life person or issue. There is no cut and dry good vs. evil in this book. We have to delve into the journeys that each main ch ...more
Adam Heine
The book was okay. The world was interesting, the characters interesting. I liked how who was good or bad was never as clearly defined as I thought. But for some reason, this book never grabbed me the way I wanted it to.
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Some fine storytelling, and isn't that what it is all about.
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Robert Silverberg is one of science fiction’s most beloved writers, and the author of such contemporary classics as Dying Inside, Downward to the Earth and Lord Valentine’s Castle, as well as At Winter’s End, also available in a Bison Books edition. He is a past president of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America and the winner of five Nebula Awards and five Hugo Awards. In 2004 the Sc ...more
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