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Entertaining vision of an anarchic dystopia

Advantages: Excellent vision of dystopian future America, engaging characters
Disadvantages: Imagined political structures and situations may be too radical for some

This novel, written by one of the pioneers of the cyberpunk movement, is nevertheless quite different from the usual cyberpunk fare. There are no all-powerful corporations or Big-Brother style government surveillence systems; instead, American society has ...

HoldYourFire 01.12.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Distraction - Bruce Sterling

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Stop Over On Your Way

Advantages: well crafted tale, with action and intrigue
Disadvantages: takes a few pages to get the reader settled into the narrotor's voice

Though he won three Hugo awards as well as a Nebula award, and was named a grandmaster of science fiction in 1977, Clifford D. Simak is perhaps one of greats who often slips under modern science fiction readers' radar. Born in 1929 in Wisconsin, he was a ...

Shroud 08.11.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Way Station - Clifford D. Simak

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