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Book Review: Death’s End by Cixin Liu (Remembrance of Earth’s Past #3)

“Life is not a fairytale.” This is the operative truth at the heart of this novel and Cixin Liu is willing to wield a four dimensional hammer to make sure that particular nail gets hammered home. This book is brutal. … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Dark Forest by Cixin Liu (Remembrance of Earth’s Past #2)

The first third, perhaps half, of this book is weak, bordering on tedious. Broadcasting its movements like the overconfident failings of a twelve-year-old. Where The Three-Body Problem was a science fiction mystery, The Dark Forest rests firmly in the Action/Adventure … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Three-Body Problem by Cixin Liu (Remembrance of Earth’s Past #1)

The first chapter of the book was wonderful. I mean, it did absolutely nothing to prepare you for the rest of the book, it triggered some things, but its haunting historical truth and the human madness dancing across the pages … Continue reading

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Book Review: Rendezvous with Rama by Arthur C. Clarke

‘No one reads Arthur Clarke for his characters; you read it for his ideas.’ This is the mantra I keep hearing with a lot of the big three in sci-fi. I can get behind that provided the ideas are big … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury

The Martian Chronicles is a series of short stories and vignettes following humanity’s hypothetical exploration and eventual colonization of Mars. It’s an interesting concept written by one of the strongest sci-fi writer’s of the 20th century. Problem is, it’s less … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Man Who Fell to Earth by Walter Tevis

I don’t really have a roadmap when it comes to the books I read, it comes largely down to availability and perhaps more honestly, whimsy. The Man Who Fell to Earth is one of the wonderful gems that such a … Continue reading

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