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I first read this as a library book, I have listened to the unabridged audio version (great trip listen) and I bought the kindle version to reread. Read morePublished 1 day ago by John Stults
Some novelists give us popcorn: snacks of characters interacting in episodes of tasty enjoyment, to be read and then forgotten three hours later. Read morePublished 9 days ago by DrPat
I enjoyed much of the first half of the book; however, much of it seemed very far fetched in retrospect and severely strained the suspension of disbelief. Read morePublished 13 days ago by Peter D. Pitsker
loved it. It was staggering the complexity of the world that Stephenson creates. not just a world, but multiple societies within that world and a rich history. Read morePublished 13 days ago by Gabriel Lynch Pumple
Simply put, I loved this book. It was full of unexpected twists as the author slowly built a picture of a complex world with similarities and differences to our own, and of the... Read morePublished 17 days ago by Jon Morgan
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|Orbit dynamics are just hosed||
If you responded at all I guess you've "played the game", though you chose to do it in a passive-aggressive way. Maybe that means you'll continue.
My ad hominem comments were intended to be amusing, but they supported my point, which stands: This was a novel that featured some talk of... Read More
Aug 30, 2010 by Amazon Customer | See all 5 posts
|Why did the orders fight over Erasmus?||
Infact the majority of the Edharians DON'T want Erasmus, concerned that he won't be able to keep up with the advanced theorics they are doing, as he has not proven himself as the most adept student.
Generally, the majority of the great students intend to go to the Edharians, leaving the... Read More
Feb 3, 2010 by sharpmath | See all 2 posts
|HTW seems based on discredited platonic ideas...||
This whole book is really an argument similar to the chicken and the egg statement. You seem to be arguing that the egg (the physical world) came first. Stephenson is arguing that the chicken (An archetype where we came from; a.k.a. HTW) came first.
Generally, people would agree with you... Read More
Nov 13, 2008 by Bryan M | See all 7 posts
|What became of Jad?||
With a subject: like this, I assume everyone expects spoilers. If not, click 'back' fast.
The multiple narratives go back to the launch at least. Recall the discussion that Arsibalt has with Erasmas; Arsibalt remembers his experience rescuing Fraa Jad as being a series of decisions and actions... Read More
Dec 11, 2009 by gowen | See all 5 posts
|a MacGyver moment||
I laughed too. But can the avout really jump into any crisis and make a difference with only their theoretical knowledge and no technical know-how at all?
Nov 4, 2008 by librosaur | See all 6 posts
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