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 9 days ago by Abby I. Templer
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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
If you love language, then there is much to enjoy here. Hard to believe it has been more than thirty years since I first read this novel, and it is even better the second time... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Edward Alexander Gerster
This book, about an awesome linguist-poet who befriends space pirates, is freaking awesome. Delany's world-building is gorgeous and his ideas are fascinating and unique. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Lindsay Keipper