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In the Cabernician system, they grow spaceships from seeds. On the planet Vabl, they build cities between the tree branches, and no one knows if the ground below is even there. In the Phibbix Nebula the bars serve beers the size of fire hydrants. ...and on Earth, we are unaware. Greg Samson, homicide reporter, only wants to do his job and flirt with his beautiful Greek hou ...more
Paperback, 474 pages
Published July 2nd 2014 by Createspace
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AK Nephtali
This was a fun albiet forgettable read - and I have to write the review now as otherwise it will de-evolve into a series of vaguely enthusiastic cat GIFs and generic, "it was fun" statements.

The premise is hard to beat: An overpowered, fast-talking, sentient AI who happens to be mentally and physically conjoined to an equally fast-talking journalist? And said AI can shape-shift into a warship? And likes duck in plum sauce more than is reasonable? Heck to the yes!

The humour won't be for everyone,
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Dec 21, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I received this book free from a kindle app..

This was very unexpected. Truly! From the write up, I was expecting a run of the mill space adventure. The reality was far more extraordinary.

Greg finds himself accidentally assaulted by an organic, sentient space ship with a marvelously snarky sense of humour. Not only is his life irrevocably changed, its quickly begins to fall a part. He soon finds himself at the center of an oncoming galactic war, while facing the growing ramifications of his new
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Marian Mumford
Sep 01, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Lots of wit and humor, an engaging read. The intergalactic adventures of Sampson and Cab provides a platform for exploration into the real price of immortality, beautifully written with thought provoking passages that will make you laugh and cry.
Eli
Aug 07, 2014 rated it it was amazing
One of the first books in a while that I got through in under a week. Great story and descriptive scenery. Can't wait for the sequel and the continuing adventures of Samson, Cab and the Krr! ...more
Zev Good
Feb 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This was awesome!

It was like every fantasy I had as a kid got recorded and turned into a book! Just added the sequel to my reading list.
Mr Geoffrey Bowlt
Free book review

Oh yes!Started off slow and weird,got faster and wierder,and finished wanting more (with a bit more weird thrown in)!waiting for more(hurry up man)
Guille
Feb 26, 2017 rated it really liked it
A absurd sci-fi comedy. Somewhat stilting in pacing but extremely fun and an awfully imaginative world built by the author. Especially love the little off-hand snippets of Ithaca, as someone whole once lived there it made story really come alive.
Kevin A.
Aug 01, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
So good! When is the next one?

This book was just amazing! I can not wait to read more by this author. The book has a wonderfully imagined premise.
Aeacl
Sep 01, 2014 rated it it was amazing
The Origami Man was a thoroughly enjoyable read. I laughed, I cried, I thought deep thoughts, and then I laughed some more. I'm looking forward to more from this author! ...more
Stephen
May 18, 2016 rated it it was amazing
This was a great book. Full of humor and entertainment!
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