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A morbid sense of Science

Advantages: Good indepth/thinking novels
Disadvantages: Perhaps too much detail for some

Iím 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 Iím actually rather upbeat and optimistic in life and so a sad story simply ...

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Review of Moonseed - Stephen Baxter

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Moonseed

Advantages: Great Mix of Story and Science
Disadvantages: 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 t ...

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Gods' Game (Matter - Iain M. Banks)

Advantages: vintage M. Banks
Disadvantages: none really

A king of Sarl dies - seemingly in battle, but really by the hand of his right-hand man and friend. On of his sons runs away with his trusty servant to seek help from the representatives of civilisations so advanced that they are practically gods. A S ...

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An epic and intelligent sci-fi yarn

Advantages: Immense scale, very well written, accessable, exciting
Disadvantages: Immense scale, very well written, accessable, exciting

Ian M Banks' latest sci-fi novel, 'Matter', is a story of immense scale in terms of both time and space, and one that is packed full of variety and ingenuity. The story revolves around the royal family of The Level 8 Sarl, a people who inhabit the eight ...

Burning_Darkness 05.08.2009 ∑ Read full review
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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, ...

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Review of Moving Target - Elizabeth Moon

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