Tag Archives: Alastair Reynolds

Alastair Reynolds – Chasm City (2001) Review

8/10 In the early 00s, Alastair Reynolds must have been scribbling furiously, gripped in the fever of imagination. Within a few years, he cranked out a couple of 700+ page tomes that formed the Revelation Space series, establishing him as … Continue reading

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Alastair Reynolds – Redemption Ark (2002)

Genre: science fiction Series: Revelation Space, book 2 or 3 Pages: 694 My Rating: 8.5/10   Humanity faces a threat from deep space so great that imminent extinction is a real possibility. One of our most advanced societies, the mentally … Continue reading

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Alastair Reynolds – Revelation Space (2000)

Genre: Science fiction. Space opera Series: Revelation Space series, part 1 Pages: 585 My Rating: 8.5/10 It is no surprise that Alastair Reynolds turned into one of the most successful science fiction writers of our time, when you experience the … Continue reading

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Kim Stanley Robinson – Aurora (2015)

8.5/10 – Is space travel only for machines? We start off with a generation ship that is spinning and decelerating after a long voyage through space. The chief engineer Devi does her best to keep the damn ship together, but … Continue reading

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2015: books read overview

Frustratingly, I haven’t read any books published in 2015. I have in my possession two books of 2015 (The Vorrh by B. Catling and The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet by Becky Chambers) but I won’t get to … Continue reading

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Alastair Reynolds – Terminal World (2010)

8/10 Hard-sf author Alastair Reynolds makes an interesting departure to a more steampunk-ish story. But his clean-cut, clear writing style, being very appropriate for hard science fiction, feels like a weird match with the more whimsical ideas of Terminal World. … Continue reading

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