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Review: Absolution Gap by Alastair Reynolds

Absolution Gap by Alastair Reynolds

Short Attention Span Review™ Absolution Gap 4.0 A compelling ending to The Inhibitor Trilogy that contains Reynolds' normal and twisted (in some cases grotesquely SICK) gothic space opera elements. But if you inadvertently pick it up assuming its a standalone …

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Review: Redemption Ark by Alastair Reynolds

Revelation Space Universe

Short Attention Span Review™ Redemption Ark 4.0 Once again Alastair Reynolds projects a galaxy that is infinitely more complex when viewed beyond our home world of Earth.  It's a galaxy sprinkled by constrained life and dead civilizations who answer to …

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Review: Galactic North by Alastair Reynolds

Galactic North by Alastair Reynolds

Short Attention Span Review™ Galactic North 4.0 Galactic North is a mostly excellent book filled with novellas and short stories from Reynolds' Revelation Space universe. While not required reading to enjoy the Inhibitor Trilogy, I recommend picking it up to …

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Review: Chasm City by Alastair Reynolds

Short Attention Span Review™ Chasm City 4.0 Chasm City is a complex, thread heavy roller coaster of a ride, less space opera and more gothic-noir space adventure. But be warned, nothing is really as it seems until about the last …

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Revelation Space Universe Chronology

Revelation Space Universe

After years of putting it off I’ve finally decided to delve in to Alastair Reynolds’ Revelation Space future histories. I don’t partake on these extended literary journeys lightly. I first read Revelation Space when it came out in 2000. When I concluded the final …

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Review: Diamond Dogs, Turquoise Days

Short Attention Span Review™ Diamond Dogs, Turquoise Days 4.0 I enjoyed both novellas quite a bit, each one weighing in at about 140 odd pages. Reynolds' writing style in these two tales is quite a bit different than his full …

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