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Re: what science fiction are you reading right now?

Postby Duchess of Malfi » Tue Jan 29, 2013 6:38 pm

MsMary wrote:It's good, you should look it up. Also available on Kindle, if you're into that.

It was nominated for a 2012 Hugo award.


It is very very good. :D
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Re: what science fiction are you reading right now?

Postby Endy9 » Tue Mar 05, 2013 1:16 am

Rereading the Book of the New Sun by Gene Wolfe. In the middle of Sword of the Lictor currently. Reminding me why I fell in love with this series the first time I read it in the early 80s.
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Re: what science fiction are you reading right now?

Postby FarmUrTed » Sun Mar 17, 2013 3:34 am

I'm reading World War Z; it's not my favorite, but it's a quick read. I wish I'd known what the narrative structure was, because I definitely would have passed on it.
Danlo felt the growling emptiness of his belly and the terrible screaming hunger of every cell of his body. He remembered a word, then, waashkelay, which meant simply "meat hunger." He realized that on some deep level, the grains and pulses and other vegetable foods that he had eaten for so many years had never truly satisfied him. Always, buried in the tissues of his heart and belly, there had burned a deep desire to consume the meat of another animal and to taste the marvelous tang of blood once more. War in Heaven, p. 387.
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Re: what science fiction are you reading right now?

Postby Endy9 » Thu Aug 08, 2013 7:49 pm

I'm rereading WWZ for the third time, which is unusual for me. Have been very resistant to rereading but find myself doing it more often lately. It's the style I love. Hated the movie though. Did nothing to capture what made the book special for me.
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Re: what science fiction are you reading right now?

Postby FarmUrTed » Wed Aug 28, 2013 1:56 am

That book just didn't work for me; there were parts I like, then they ended. The end.

I'm just about to start Solip:System (or something like that) by W Jon Williams. I just read Hardwired, and loved it. I'm glad I got turned onto this guy (from Danlo's top 60 thread).
Danlo felt the growling emptiness of his belly and the terrible screaming hunger of every cell of his body. He remembered a word, then, waashkelay, which meant simply "meat hunger." He realized that on some deep level, the grains and pulses and other vegetable foods that he had eaten for so many years had never truly satisfied him. Always, buried in the tissues of his heart and belly, there had burned a deep desire to consume the meat of another animal and to taste the marvelous tang of blood once more. War in Heaven, p. 387.
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Re: what science fiction are you reading right now?

Postby MsMary » Fri Oct 25, 2013 4:02 am

I'm reading a crazy Doctor Who novel - The Eight Doctors.
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