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Songs from the Stars

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Centuries after the big smash, the successor civilization of Aquaria more or less flourishes on the west coast of what was once the United States, a society built on White Science, following the "law of muscle, sun, wind and water." Only the sorcerers of Space Systems, Inc., dare traffic in the "Black Sciences" of atomic, petroleum and physics which destroyed the old golde

Paperback, 275 pages
Published December 1st 1985 by Bantam Books (first published 1980)
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-¿New Wave casi controlada después de la New Wave descontrolada?.-

Género. Ciencia-Ficción.

Lo que nos cuenta. Celeste Lou se dirige a La Mirage para impartir justicia en un evento en el que parece que hay indicios de brujería, en concreto núcleos de energía radioactiva pertenecientes a la ciencia negra, algo prohibido desde que cientos de años atrás el planeta fuese casi arrasado por tecnología humana destructiva. Allí también se dirige Luminosa Sue para tratar de defender el caso, porque conside
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May 15, 2016 Sotiris Makrygiannis rated it it was amazing
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fascinating story , highly philosophical but with few scenes lacking originality but that bc I've set a high standard for his writings . A prophet and clearly a master author of SciFi books and star trek movies. I cannot praise him and this book enough.
Apr 27, 2007 Cody rated it it was amazing
Set in the post-apocalyptic society of Jefferson, this is the story of Sunshine Sue and Clear-Blue Lou, two protagonists. It's a kind of metaphor for our times, like all scifi, but it also boasts an unbelievable ending (in more ways than one) and some unforgettable characters. Spacers vs. Hippies - who could ask for more?
Feb 27, 2014 Bookmole rated it really liked it
I first read this on original publication. It speaks well for the book that reading again, 34 years later, and it is still a good book.
Angel Pradel
Una civilización hippie post apocalíptica. Es un planteamiento divertido. Una lectura agradable para el verano.
Jul 04, 2010 Lee rated it liked it
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Good book. Some of the later scenes, with the songs from the stars is a bit tedious, but the story as a whole was very enjoyable. The world and culture Spinrad crafted was intriguing and charming, if not startlingly original.

Definitely recommend to any sci-fi or Spinrad fans.
Oct 21, 2013 Juan rated it it was amazing
Es una Utopia/Distopia, los personajes son muy bien manejados, aunque en la parte final el brujo se torna acartonado, casi como el "cliche" de cualquier inquisidor de la edad media.
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Oct 07, 2009 Ralph McEwen rated it really liked it
A little heavy on the Karma, but a very good story anyway.
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Born in New York in 1940, Norman Spinrad is an acclaimed SF writer.

Norman Spinrad, born in New York City, is a graduate of the Bronx High School of Science. In 1957 he entered City College of New York and graduated in 1961 with a Bachelor of Science degree as a pre-law major. In 1966 he moved to San Francisco, then to Los Angeles, and now lives in Paris. He married fellow novelist N. Lee Wood in 1
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