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I highly recommend his work to any fan of great science fiction.
Sure, his characterization skills aren't as strong as some authors, but Reynolds doesn't make them into complete cardboard cutouts--characters simply aren't his forte.
The interaction of the characters under different circumstances is as interesting as the story itself.
Mr Reynolds makes the impossibilities possible; His descriptions of time/space fluctuations are easily understood, characters are believable, his worlds could truly exist.Published 28 days ago by lisbif
I liked the space survival theme, where technology leaves more to be desired - that allows for exciting story possibilities. Read morePublished 2 months ago by AK
I really liked the ideas, the very real characters in an impossible situation and the way they respond to them. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Paul Fields
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Pushing Ice is the first Alastair Reynolds book I had the pleasure to read, and as such I didn't know exactly what to expect when... Read more
I'm a huge fan of Reynolds, so I'll start with the positives: typically well written; great character development (many reviewers obviously disagree, but I think the author delves... Read morePublished 6 months ago by RhodeIsland 1969
A great introduction to new places and characters. Continues on the same ideas Reynolds maintains, such as light speed is constant. I hope there will be more in this universe!Published 6 months ago by Pauli Sarkia
One of the best si-fi books ever written.The breadth and scope of this book is amazing. Way too big to ever be a movie.Published 8 months ago by Crackerjac
Interesting concept for a first contact story. Kept me guessing the whole time. But in the end, after 580 pages, I felt a tad bit let down. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Michael