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Galileo's Dream
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March 24, 2011
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ambyr
I've put off reviewing this in part because I have no idea how to rate it. It's a patchwork of many books: a historical about Galileo, a time travel tale, an exploration into 31st century anarchist politics, a first-contact story about alien intelligence. Some were exquisite; Robinson's evocation of the 16th century was rich enough to smell and taste, in all its glory and squalor. It made me appreciate Galileo as a person: not a likable one, not a nice one, but one full of real strengths and rea ...more
Christopher
Mar 29, 2013 Christopher rated it did not like it
OMG. too long! interesting premise and could have been a good book, but at half the length.
Keith A.
Apr 12, 2011 Keith A. rated it liked it
Lyn LeJeune
Aug 28, 2011 Lyn LeJeune rated it it was amazing
Zana
Mar 16, 2011 Zana marked it as will-return-to-someday  ·  review of another edition
Joshua Smith
Mar 17, 2011 Joshua Smith rated it really liked it