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Twenty-Five years ahead of everyone else, Samuel R. Delany gives us a universe so gritty and punk, way before these genres had ever been considered. Read morePublished 2 months ago by ralph blackburn
Pretty good. A few (surprisingly FEW) dated references (a single 'programming by punch cards' ref being the biggest) but really this was a fascinating read for me.Published 2 months ago by Jonas
It is a well written novel with a very original story line and an excellent cast of characters. Great for readers who enjoy multidimensional female leads!Published 3 months ago by A. Templer Rodrigues
After just finishing the Hyperion cantos, babel-17 left me wanting more. I guess I have to return to non-quadrilogy book standards and returning to normalcy, this was a very... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Robotron
This book relies on the reader filling in a vast empty context using tropes. Not the kind of storytelling that can endure . Read morePublished 4 months ago by Tom S.
Two stars for the intriguing first 50 pages! To say I was disappointed is an understatement: it was the second novel (out of two) by S. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Louis Le Parc
I enjoyed this book because it made me think about language in new ways. I did think some things could be more clearly explained but overall it was great!Published 5 months ago by Amazon Customer