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Gridlinked by Neal Asher
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Feb 05, 2011

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bookshelves: kindle

I quite enjoyed this book. I was recommended to me by amazon after rating a bunch of Iain M. Banks and Peter F. Hamilton books positively, and one tweet supported this, albeit in a qualified fashion.

On reflection, i pretty much concur: the science isn't hard like Egan - it's more of a general background hum behind the space opera. I enjoyed the universe, but it's no Culture. I would compare it broadly to Peter F. Hamilton, although its a lot shorter and felt a little harder to get into, although that could easily reflect my greater familiarity with Hamilton.

It'll be interesting to see how i feel if/when i get around to reading The Skinner which was recommended by a friend as a followup. At the moment, i somewhat prone to give it a go, but have a few books ahead of it in the queue.

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February 5, 2011 – Started Reading
February 5, 2011 – Shelved
February 14, 2011 –
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February 16, 2011 – Shelved as: kindle
February 17, 2011 – Finished Reading

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