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This made good commuter-train reading, but it was a disappointment after the first Uplift trilogy.
I would have preferred the Streaker story be completely resolved on Jijo, especially since Brin invested so much time and effort developing Jijo in book 1.
Like "Startide Rising," Brin produced a gripping plot, great character development, and a good progression towards a positive goal.
I'm a fan of the concept of uplift, and the previous novels did a good job of integrating it into the social, political and cultural milieu of the Five Galaxies civilization. Read morePublished 27 days ago by Dean
Vivid fusion of technology, ecology, physics, xenobiology, and macro-cross-species sociology. Excelent development of plot across a vast backdrop of multiple galaxies and FTL space... Read morePublished 6 months ago by John D. Crook
I really didn't want so many loose ends after 2,000 pages, but I still enjoyed the trilogy. 3 more words required.Published 14 months ago by Marley
Inhabited space is controlled by a billions of years old hierarchy of space-faring races and the highest value is any race of pre-sentient creatures that may be "uplifted"... Read morePublished 19 months ago by Dave M
I loved this series. I wish David Brin would continue it as there are unanswered questions. A great read and series.Published 20 months ago by Lee
This is one of my very highly recommended series. It has everything, would make great movies, amazing characters and creative aliens, original and inventive. Love it!!!Published 20 months ago by Amazon Customer
The last third of the book was just "there are higher powers, we have no control, problem solved by outside unknown circumstances". Fizzled out for me. Read morePublished 21 months ago by David Israel
This is the final novel, so far, in the Uplift Saga. Incredible twists, fantastic turns, moments to give one pause for reflection, others that leave you rushing ahead into the... Read morePublished on December 20, 2012 by David