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The Diamond Age by Neal Stephenson
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The Lean Startup by Eric Ries
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On the Road by Jack Kerouac
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Consider Phlebas by Iain M. Banks
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A Deepness in the Sky by Vernor Vinge
A Deepness in the Sky
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The Player of Games by Iain M. Banks
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Reads like a Star Trek episode. Telegraphs some Orson Scott Card early on. The language was not interesting or novel.
I suppose I was hoping for ideas of Vinge's stature and was disappointed. Might've made up for it if he was a decent writer, but ala
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The Peripheral by William Gibson
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Pale Fire by Vladimir Nabokov
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A very interesting structure and puzzle but not overly difficult to follow. Another unreliable narrator. Charles was less charming than H.H., but I also didn't want to stab him in the face.
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