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Counting Heads by David Marusek
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Jan 21, 2011

really liked it

This book was a brilliant saga, with a diverse range of interesting characters and a tense, taunt plot. The portrayal of the future felt scarily real, and the society was complex enough to be believable. It was a very immersive book, with amazing attention to detail. Audacious. Visionary, even.

Unfortunately, the end did not thoroughly satisfy me. I felt I needed more explanation; it felt too loose. The 'ends' for many of the characters seemed under whelming to me--I'd lived with them for so long, I wanted more. (I found out after reading it that there's a sequel, perhaps that accounts for this feeling it left in me). Nonetheless, that little bit of disappointment means I can only give it 4 stars. Otherwise, it would readily deserve 5.
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Reading Progress

January 21, 2011 – Started Reading
January 21, 2011 – Shelved
January 21, 2011 –
page 49
14.58%
January 23, 2011 –
page 122
36.31%
January 24, 2011 –
page 249
74.11%
January 25, 2011 – Finished Reading

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