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Revelation Space Universe

Review: Redemption Ark 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 6 in my series of reviews focusing on […]

Review: The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury


The Martian Chronicles has been a book long in the reading for me.  I’ve known about it since I was a kid.  I watched the terrible, terrible 1980 mini-series (video […]

Galactic North by Alastair Reynolds

Review: Galactic North by Alastair Reynolds


Galactic North represents a collection of novellas and short stories that take place in the Revelation Space universe.   Great Wall of Mars If you are interested in how the Conjoiners came in […]

Nostalgia for Infinity

Review: Revelation Space 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 5 in my series of reviews focusing on […]

The Songs of Distant Earth by Arthur C. Clarke

Review: The Songs of Distant Earth by Arthur C. Clarke


I was expecting a story about starships, adventure, and far-flung planets.  Instead, I was rewarded with a haunting and touching tale about love, loss, and survival during the last days of humanity.

Review: Chasm City 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 4 in my series of reviews focusing on […]

Zodiac by Neal Stephenson

Review: Zodiac by Neal Stephenson


Neal Stephenson is one of my favorite authors. But unfortunately Zodiac is not one of my favorite books. Neal Stephenson Zodiac is named after the rigid inflatable boat that is […]

Retro Review: Nova by Samuel R. Delany


Nova was published in 1968 before Samuel R. Delany entered his more experimental writing phase, beginning chiefly with the monstrous Dhalgren.  It’s a tale that can be consumed and interpreted […]

Retro Review: Brave New World by Aldous Huxley


One person’s utopia is another person’s dystopia. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley has been a book long in my library, always in the reading queue (aren’t they all?) but […]

Review: Diamond Dogs, Turquoise Days


Before delving in to the Revelation Space universe I first suggest perusing the chronology and consider reading the books in order. This is Part 3 in my series of reviews focusing on […]

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