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solid but hard to follow at times. But well worth the trouble of trying to understand it all. Two three.Published 6 months ago by Matthew
Very darn good. Readable, story flowed along nicely and the plot is original and clever. Highly recommended.Published 8 months ago by Amazon Customer
As one gets older, it becomes less and less common to enounter ideas in a science fiction novel that seem genuinely new. Stross introduces new ideas on practically every page. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Thane Tuttle
Really good food for the mind, the whole gender-swapping thing did my head in. But very well portrayed. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Mike Jolly
Engrossing, dramatic plot, and then the twists …. absolutely great.
I end up mentioning this book in conversation once a week or so. A defining feature of the society in this book is that they frequently travel through A gates which are just fax... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Joseph Langeway
This book took a little work to read. Two premises basic to the storyline were a little hard to wrap my head around. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Vince in Chicago
Even though it felt a little alien in the first chapters, when the well written characters appear in the GlassHouse I felt the comfort of familiar sci fi. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Yiannis Miliatsis
This is a very imaginative SF novel, and well written. Not for those who like their narrative linear and their characters static!Published 12 months ago by Andrea Frankel