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Revelation Space by Alastair Reynolds
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Archaeology. Science as mystery cult. What living for hundreds of years feels like. Ancient aliens. I think therefore I am a clone/ a star/ cryogenically dreaming for 200 years. Most reviews describe this book as a Space Opera. It is, brilliantly.
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Hyperion by Dan Simmons
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Hyperion: Canterbury Tales. In space. In the future. John Keats hypertext android. Mystery. Mythology. Love, fear and poetry. In the future. In space.
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The Scar by China Miéville
The Scar (Bas-Lag, #2)
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The Stress of Her Regard by Tim Powers
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An 18th Century English doctor teams up with Lord Byron, Percy Bysshe Shelley, John Keats other historical figures to fight lamia (vampires), the Nephilim, Austrians, and one another.
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Declare by Tim Powers
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I discovered Tim Powers while researching the illustrious, near-mythic Byron Ghost Story Circle that spawned Frankenstein (more on that in another entry). Declare is a supernatural Cold War spy novel love story -- maybe the finest supernatural Cold W ...more
Darren is on page 307 of 578 of The Scar: I took a break and read two other books; am about to return to The Scar.
The Scar by China Miéville
The Scar (Bas-Lag, #2)
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Perdido Street Station by China Miéville
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The People's Almanac Presents The Book of Lists #3 by Amy Wallace
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The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins
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Wilkie Collins pretty much invented the mystery novel, and the Moonstone is one of his best. Smart, suspenseful, funny, richly atmospheric. I love the Moonstone.
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The Complete Poems and Major Prose by John Milton
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Satan is heroic.
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