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Unfortunately, I cannot say the same for Rainbows End.
Don't get me wrong, the technology and world that Vinge shows in the near future is quite interesting and real, and makes it worth reading the novel just for itself.
I didn't care about the majority of the characters and/or they seemed ultimately irrelevant to the plot.
I really enjoyed this book. It's premises are plausible. It's conclusions are truly science fiction. The story from start to end was a pleasure.Published 22 hours ago by Christopher C. Dumas
I tried to penetrate this book twice, certain that I'd hit pay dirt like I did with AFUTD and ADITS. Nope. He just misfired. Read morePublished 1 month ago by John A Joseph
I really liked this book. It's not as good as deepness in the sky but it is quite an enjoyable read. I love Vernor Vinge so I guess I could be prejudiced. :)Published 3 months ago by Bark
Horrible! First, I find his writing style, sentence structure, and thought flow unreadable.. My initial impression was that it must have been written in a foreign language and... Read morePublished 4 months ago by GusG
Wonderful endpoint to our current "age of context". This ( the technical bits ) is where wearables and geo-fencing are goingPublished 6 months ago by Clonggator
I'll admit that this is not my favorite VV novel, but nevertheless I found it entertaining, and VV's /societal/ projections (if not so much the technological) are... Read morePublished 6 months ago by vic plichota
Set in one of the most likely of our potential futures, this is a good story, but more important because of its potential prescience.Published 7 months ago by Ryan H. Vaughn
New concepts, multiple story lines, characters were mixed age groups so a person at any age can relate to the characters.Published 7 months ago by V. Shown
This book was so convoluted I just could not keep up with the characters or the story in text mode. It drove me nuts and it was only the Vinge name that kept me plowing on. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Peter Eerden