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Review: Deliverance by James Dickey

Deliverance

You aren’t hallucinating.  This is not a science fiction book review.  This is indeed a review of the novel Deliverance.  Yep, THAT Deliverance.  The one with white water canoeing, banjo playin’, hillbillies, and . . . man on man rape.  Yep, …

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Review: The Red Wing

I’m not really sure how to approach this review, as I want to provide some form of justification for giving this book such a low score.  As a long time reader of books I approach them expecting a certain level …

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Review: Absolution Gap by Alastair Reynolds

Absolution Gap by Alastair Reynolds

Before delving in to the Revelation Space universe I first suggest perusing the chronology and consider reading the books in order. This is Part 7 in my series of reviews focusing on the Revelation Space future history books by Alastair Reynolds.   Absolution Gap by Alastair …

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Review: The Forever War by Joe Haldeman

The Forever War

Note:  This is a guest review by Michael. The Forever War is an entertaining novel with an interesting mix of science fiction, war and social issues.  In this classic science fiction novel, which won the Hugo, Nebula, and Locus awards, …

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Review: Slow River by Nicola Griffith

Slow River

Let’s get this right out of the way.  Slow River is not a science fiction novel.  It’s categorize and pigeon-holed as such, but at best it’s speculative fiction, a category much broader than science fiction specifically.  But even that’s a stretch. …

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