Monthly Archives: July 2016

The Player of Games – Iain M. Banks

I’ve read one culture novel before – Consider Phlebas – about six years ago. To say I disliked it would probably be an understatement. My memory of it is a bit fuzzy this far on, but the main thing I remember … Continue reading

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Hidden – Benedict Jacka

I continue to love this series. Possibly more than I should, I think. But I also don’t have very much to say about it. What I’ve loved hasn’t changed since the last book in the series, and nor has what … Continue reading

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Children of Time – Adrian Tchaikovsky

This one is a friend recommendation, and one I decided to go with because I really don’t read enough actual science fiction. I figured if it came from someone I knew, maybe I wouldn’t get grumpy at it. This was … Continue reading

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Iron Council – China Miéville

I have dithered a lot over Miéville. I went from solid dislike in Un Lun Dun and The City and the City, to adoration in Kraken and Embassytown, to calmer but still positive feelings in The Scar… and now we’re into “wtf”. It’s not exactly … Continue reading

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