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Eugene and 51 other people liked Nathan's review of Daemon (Daemon, #1):
Daemon by Daniel Suarez
"Awful. "Daemon" suffers from all the usual pitfalls of the first novel: unoriginal premise, wooden dialogue, melodramatic action, clumsy exposition, sloppy resolution, inconsequential subplotting. When the author tries to be witty, he comes off as..." Read more of this review »
" In Neil Stephenson's book Reamde the 1000 pieces of gold that Wallace needs to deliver as ransom is worth about how much in real world dollars? "
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Eugene rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Reamde by Neal Stephenson
Reamde
by Neal Stephenson (Goodreads Author)
read in January, 2012
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Reamde is one of those 'cascade effect' novels. You know, the kind where explaining its plot to someone takes approximately as long as it would take to read the novel to them out loud. Writing this sort of thing is quite a stream-of-consciousness fea ...more
Eugene rated a book 5 of 5 stars
The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy #1-5 + short story)
by Douglas Adams
recommended to Eugene by: Serendipity
recommended for: people with heartbeats
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The reader Suzy down below says it best: "Terribly witty and sickeningly clever"

Basically, the Hitchhiker series is the equivalent of Douglas Adams using some sort of godless magic to conjure pure unconcentrated "Funny" into the form of a hideous, m
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Eugene rated a book 4 of 5 stars
The Final Empire by Brandon Sanderson
The Final Empire (Mistborn, #1)
by Brandon Sanderson (Goodreads Author)
read in December, 2008
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Sanderson brought Danny Ocean to high fantasy, and that is wonderful.

A face paced, clever and thoughtful story, I was especially impressed with how fluidly the magic is not just realized, but perfectly incorporated into the narrative. My only qualm
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The Well of Ascension by Brandon Sanderson
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