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Glorious Ode to Geekdom

Advantages: fantastic world building
Disadvantages: very heavy on the theoretics

On Arbre, scholars are segregated from the general population. Catastrophic disaster in the distant past set this pattern as sensible: lock away the dangerous minds, keep them away from technology they could use to cause further ruin to the human species. ...

Calypte 15.03.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Anathem - Neal Stephenson

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Imaginative SF

Advantages: Imagination in SF at its best
Disadvantages: No real action for fans of battles

Silverberg is a writer I tend to find as reliable. If I need a good book, having his name on the cover is usually a guarantee. This book does not break that guarantee, far from it. I found this book to be what Science Fiction is all about. The idea for th ...

sjm6 14.08.2000 · Read full review
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Review of A Time of Changes - Robert Silverberg

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Imaginative SF

Advantages: Imagination in SF at its best
Disadvantages: No real action for fans of battles

Silverberg is a writer I tend to find as reliable. If I need a good book, having his name on the cover is usually a guarantee. This book does not break that guarantee, far from it. I found this book to be what Science Fiction is all about. The idea for th ...

sjm6 14.08.2000 · Read full review

Review of A Time of Changes - Robert Silverberg

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