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The Engines Of Light (Engines of Light #1-3)

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Omnibus edition of "Cosmonaut Keep", "Dark Light" and "Engine City".
Hardcover, First SFBC edition, 791 pages
Published April 2003 by SFBC
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Bill
Aug 26, 2008 rated it really liked it
Shelves: science-fiction
Polemic isn't really the right word. Exploration is better, but one has a sense that MacCleod has ideologies in mind, has strong opinions, but is a good enough author to explore all sides. He's also a good enough author to allow the reader to decide which of the many ways is better or best or irrelevant—to the extent of an almost complete absence of denouement in this trilogy. I looked for a 4th book, but there is none.

It's about humans, culture, society, religion, economics etc played off tho
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May 08, 2015 rated it liked it
Quite liked the first book in the trilogy. Got bored with the second. Will perhaps continue at a later date. Four stars for book one, two for book two, three is unknown.
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Ken MacLeod is an award-winning Scottish science fiction writer.

His novels have won the Prometheus Award and the BSFA award, and been nominated for the Hugo and Nebula Awards. He lives near Edinburgh, Scotland.

MacLeod graduated from Glasgow University with a degree in zoology and has worked as a computer programmer and written a masters thesis on biomechanics.

His novels often explore socialist, c
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Other Books in the Series

Engines of Light (3 books)
  • Cosmonaut Keep (Engines Of Light, #1)
  • Dark Light (Engines Of Light, #2)
  • Engine City (Engines Of Light, #3)