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Symbiote's Crown

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En ces années 2000, où tout est fonctionnel, programmé, informatisé, Amber est un enfant exclu, un paria. La société rejette cet être rachitique, cet esprit retardé, qui souffre du mépris dont on l'écrase. Seul havre pour lui: une confrérie religieuse où l'hypnose du Latihan le rapproche de Dieu... Adolescent, Amber aspire à une autre vie. Il partira sur l'une de ces planè ...more
Paperback, 214 pages
Published October 1st 1978 by Berkley (first published 1978)
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Apr 27, 2014 Fred rated it liked it
An extremely interesting first novel, ranking right up there in ambition with other SF luminaries first works, such as Delany, Wolfe and Harrison. The plot is just bizarre, straight up weird, but with a tinge of eerie horror that would garner Baker many further accolades in that field.
Not in the mood to write a huge review, and I don't do much plot summary, so this is just a recommendation to get this paperback on Abe's for $3 and see if you like it. Probably not for everyone. I learned about
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Scott Baker discovered his love of reading in grade school when his mother bet him he couldn't stay up until midnight every night reading Dracula. He finished the book, won 50 cents, slept with the lights on for the next four years, and was hooked for life on science fiction, fantasy, and horror.
Scott first attempted a novel in third grade. It was a page long and featured a rocket ship that ran on
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