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T.J. Bass – The Godwhale (1974) Review

T.J. Bass only ever wrote two books and this is his second and last one. Both of them are extraordinarily weird. So, Half Past Human (1971) and The Godwhale (1974) play out in a future earth where a few trillion … Continue reading

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T.J. Bass – Half Past Human (1971)

7.5/10. Imagine 3 trillion clones of Rick Moranis living underground. This novel is completely bonkers. Both its imagined future and its writing style are completely out of control. Ok. So, Half Past Human is set in the 24th century, and … Continue reading

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Philip K. Dick – The Penultimate Truth (1964)

7/10 Science fiction. 191 p. (short, eh. Read it in a few days.) The Penultimate Truth is one of those older science fiction books that explored ideas when they were still new and fresh. But those same ideas have been … Continue reading

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Poul Anderson – Tau Zero (1970)

8/10 The space ship Leonora Christine gets irreparably damaged and now can’t stop accelerating. As the ship approaches light speed, time slows down on board and the crew witness eons and galaxies go by, all the way up to the … Continue reading

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