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Greg Bear has spent much of his recent career evoking awe in the deep reaches of space, but he made his name with Blood Music, a novel of nanotechnology that crackled with intelligence. His new book is a workout for the mind and a stunning read; human malignancy has its role in his thriller plot, but its real villain, as well as its last best hope, is the endless ingenious cruelty of the natural world and evolution. --Roz Kaveney, Amazon.co.uk --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
The book is very easy to get into and I was interested in the story throughout the book.
There's actually a glossary of terms from molecular biology, as if this book was based on science rather than just using the jargon for window dressing.
It's like the story just gets lost and it ends abruptly, then Bear just started typing randomly with no ideas of where the story is going.
This book is challenging in many ways. The writing is very good and Bear doesn't lose sight of the story. Read morePublished 5 days ago by Nancy l Wigren
I have read s.f. for sixty years and have say that Darwin's radio ranks as one of best reads ever.Published 29 days ago by thomas a shriver
This is a challenging and thought-provoking book. I bought this for a friend who I knew would enjoy it. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Patricia D. Mail
The plot concerns strange happenings to human DNA causing strange and frightening changes in human babies. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Albert
An excellent read, very interesting plot. This book will keep you engaged.Published 3 months ago by Luke Thompson
Great on the re-read, I didn't remember quite so much science lingo, though, from the first time around when I read it several years back. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Annie M.
I don't read much SF. A friend mentioned listening to this as an audio book, and it jogged my memory about this book. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Bard of Calandra
Very interesting idea. Friends are getting tired of my talking about it.Published 4 months ago by DCM
not too technical but just enough. love how the book flowed. only problem is that the end happened quite fast in relation to the rest of the novel, cant wait to read the second... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Tempal