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by Adam Roberts | Science Fiction & Fantasy |
ISBN: 0575072997 Global Overview for this book
Registered by k-j-h of Geelong, Victoria Australia on 11/12/2015
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2 journalers for this copy...
Journal Entry 1 by k-j-h from Geelong, Victoria Australia on Thursday, November 12, 2015
Picked up as part of a bulk bag from an op-shop. Destined to be released unread.

Journal Entry 2 by k-j-h at The Container Library in Auckland, Auckland Province New Zealand on Saturday, November 14, 2015

Released 3 yrs ago (11/14/2015 UTC) at The Container Library in Auckland, Auckland Province New Zealand

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On the shelves.

Journal Entry 3 by futurecat at Christchurch, Canterbury New Zealand on Sunday, November 15, 2015
Picked up at the Auckland uncon.

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Journal Entry 4 by futurecat at Christchurch, Canterbury New Zealand on Thursday, March 15, 2018
An interesting idea (although I figured out the (literal) big twist very early on), but I think the author was a bit confused about what sort of book he was trying to write. Was it supposed to be an adventure? political allegory? philosophical musing? coming of age story? He tried to throw all of those elements in, and they didn't always sit well together - especially towards the end, which felt like he still had a lot of unused ideas he didn't want to abandon, but the book was already getting long, so everything just got hurriedly crammed in wherever he could vaguely fit it, and the story trails off into an unsatisfying lack-of-ending, when the natural conclusion had already happened a long way back.

Not a terrible book (and there were sections that had me eagerly turning the pages), but definitely doesn't live up to its potential.

Journal Entry 5 by futurecat at Bookcrossing Convention Bordeaux 2018 in Bordeaux, Aquitaine France on Saturday, April 21, 2018

Released 1 yr ago (4/20/2018 UTC) at Bookcrossing Convention Bordeaux 2018 in Bordeaux, Aquitaine France

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