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No Maze, but Plenty of Death

Advantages: Characterisation, unusual premise (God exists)
Disadvantages: A shame that he needed the introduction to make these things explicit

Science-fiction has been slow to achieve the kind of scholarly respect afforded to many literary genres. The reasons for this are probably tied in with the genre's vast library of luridly-titled pulp paperbacks, apparently shallow tales of rockets and rob ...

Olly_Plimsoll 16.02.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Maze Of Death - Philip K. Dick

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A wonderful Space Opera Detective Thriller...

Advantages: A great fun mystery adventure
Disadvantages: Best if you have read the preceding books

Son of the Prime Minister of a galactic empire. Adopted brother of the emperor. Galactic Mercenary and Imperial Spy. As his 30th birthday approaches Miles Naismith Vorkosigan has a number of lives to balance. Whilst writing this opinion I've trid to lo ...

Scimon 13.03.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Memory - Lois McMaster Bujold

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Mind games, Murders and Miles

Advantages: A damn good story, and you will come back to it.
Disadvantages: may be useful to read previous books in the series.

Ever made a really bad choice? And then done something to make it worse?.... After reading this book it went straight into pride of place in my collection. Now roughly every two months or so I grab it and have another quick read of it, it really is that g ...

CaptHood 22.10.2002 · Read full review
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Review of Memory - Lois McMaster Bujold

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Moving along nicely.

Advantages: A well paced Sci-Fi story
Disadvantages: Not everyone genre or style.

Moving Target - Elizabeth Moon. Also known as Marque and Reprisal. ~ About the Author ~ Elizabeth Moon is a Sci-Fi and Fantasy writer of some considerable note. What makes her writing fairly unique though is the fact she has a military background, ...

runetune 13.01.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Moving Target - Elizabeth Moon

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What Ky did next.

Advantages: Second book in new entertaining series
Disadvantages: Not everybody will enjoy science fiction.

Kylara Vatta is the daughter of a very wealthy and powerful trading family. Following an act of kindness, she had to leave the Space Force academy and was given an old trading ship to take on its final voyage to the breakers yard. But things do but go qui ...

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Review of Moving Target - Elizabeth Moon

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