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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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Peter F. Hamilton – Judas Unchained (2005)

8/10 After finishing Pandora’s Star (2004) I had basically no choice but to start Judas Unchained (2005). It is not so much a sequel to the first book as the continuation of the story. Together, Pandora’s Star and Judas Unchained … Continue reading

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Olaf Stapledon – Star Maker (1937) & Last and First Men (1930)

Perhaps no book has ever been written with a greater sense of scale than Olaf Stapledon’s Star Maker. Many esteemed people of the day were impressed by it: Jose Luis Borges, Virginia Woolf, Bertrand Russell and Winston Churchill. Who was … Continue reading

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