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In the 1970s astronauts brought rock samples back from the Moon. Many remained locked away for decades ...including one unique piece of bedrock, the Moonseed. At last exposed to daylight, it proves to ...

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“A morbid sense of Science”

published 01/11/2000

Good indepth/thinking novels

Perhaps too much detail for some

I’m one of those people who tend to like quirky but mellow entertainment. My humour tends to be dry and I can find enjoyment in sad stories. Personally I think this is because I’m actually rather upbeat and optimistic in life and so a sad story simply tends to keep the balance. Thus the fact that...

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“Moonseed”

published 18/07/2000

Great Mix of Story and Science

A tad too long?

In my opinion Moonseed is one of the best novels that Stephen Baxter has written. Usually he forgets the story and concentrates on the science too much but this time he has got that mix right. The scale of the story is also fantastic as he does no less than destroy the earth while keeping the...

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