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Flinx's Folly (Pip & Flinx #9)

3.9 of 5 stars 3.90  ·  rating details  ·  1,392 ratings  ·  12 reviews
New York Times bestselling author Alan Dean Foster delivers the eagerly awaited new Pip and Flinx novel featuring a certain twenty-four-year-old with red hair, growing powers, and a loyal sidekick who just happens to be a flying mini-dragon. Sure to delight longtime fans and win new ones, Flinx’s Folly follows Flinx on a thrilling quest to unravel the mysteries of his mind ...more
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Published November 4th 2003 by Del Rey (first published March 1st 2002)
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3.5 stars really. This installment is not quite as pulse quickening as the previous books in the series, but rather a slow crescendo. What at first seems more of a romance story than anything having to do with the awesome world building we are accustomed to in the Humanx-Commonwealth universe, the story suddenly takes turn half-way through and delivers the sense-of-wonder we science fiction fans crave, and in heaping portions. Much of this is in the form of exposition, but that does not detract ...more
Flinx's empathic powers go out of control as his dreams about a monstrous evil beyond the Great Emptiness are projected to everyone around him. After escaping from the hospital and being chased by a doomsday cult, dedicated to a cleansing death for the whole universe, Flinx visits his old flame Clarity Held to talk about his troubles. Clarity's fiance, a scheming corporate suit, becomes homicidally jealous. He is about to kill them both when Flinx's old mentors show up and save them. Deus ex mac ...more
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I thought it was a surprising book, and worth reading.

Just never could get into this one. I am not sure if I've out grown the writer, or if he's just not writing the way he used to however long ago it was when he started this series. After all I did start reading these a couple of decades ago.
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Slow start, but great book overall. The whole commonwealth series is worth checking out.
Bosom ripper. With a shortage of mammaries.
Amusing, light sci-fi. A nice easy read.
Good as all Flinx books are - best read in order
Pip & Flinx adventure story #8
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