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Bud Sparhawk rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Among Others by Jo Walton
Among Others
by Jo Walton (Goodreads Author)
read in October, 2011
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A thoroughly engaging book for SF fans who grew up in the period covered that held my interest thoroughly until nearly the end where a DEM was invoked that shattered the mood. Had the late material been provided at the outset the entire book would h ...more
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Embassytown by China Miéville
Embassytown
by China Miéville (Goodreads Author)
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Ship Breaker by Paolo Bacigalupi
Ship Breaker (Ship Breaker, #1)
by Paolo Bacigalupi (Goodreads Author)
read in April, 2012
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A decent mid-level read with no significant overstory or theme. Some interesting background material. The most interesting character wasn't the protagonist, but a chimera named Tool who probably had a more interesting tale to tell.
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The Best American Noir of the Century by James Ellroy
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Perhaps being on drugs for a kidney stone made this more depressing and dark than ever expected. But after the wonderful introduction and read of selected stories I come away with a better appreciation for the art of writing well of black, black, hol ...more
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Home Fires by Gene Wolfe
Home Fires
by Gene Wolfe
read in April, 2011
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Very disappointing read from Gene, who usually writes such complex and misleading scenarios. This one is mostly blather, with characters lacking much emotive force. Instead of complexity I found complication, instead of nuance I found explicit and en ...more
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