Tag Archives: Neal Stephenson

Neal Stephenson – Termination Shock (2021) review

8.5/10 A couple of decades into the future, weather events have become even more crazy and heatwaves affect everybody’s lives on a daily basis. Especially in the southern US, where we find ourselves. The Queen of the Netherlands is keeping … Continue reading

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Review: Neal Stephenson – Fall or, Dodge in Hell (2019)

Did not finish at around 50% This monster of a novel starts with tech-billionaire Dodge dying in a hospital, and his family finding out that Dodge’s will states that upon his death, his body should be cryogenically frozen. In these … Continue reading

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Neal Stephenson – Cryptonomicon (1999) Review

Thirty pages in and I knew I was going to love this book. A hundred pages in and I am floored by how much I am enjoying this and how well it is written. And then to think that my … Continue reading

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Neal Stephenson & Nicole Galland – The Rise and Fall of D.O.D.O. (2017) Review

Genre: science fiction / science fantasy Melisande is a linguist, unhappily doing research under a shitty boss, until she meets a dashing fellow who presents her with an offer she can’t refuse. Thousands of old manuscripts need translating for a … Continue reading

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Neal Stephenson – Seveneves (2015)

9/10 “The Moon blew up without warning and without apparent reason.” That’s the first line of Neal Stephenson’s new 850-page novel. That’s one hell of an opening. It all builds from there and we follow the aftermath and humanity’s struggle … Continue reading

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Karl Schroeder – Lady of Mazes (2005)

8,5/10 Imagine your facebook page is run by an artificial intelligence that can mimic you with good accuracy. Your facebook page then starts talking with other people’s facebook pages and before you know it, your social life exists separately from … Continue reading

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