From Publishers Weekly
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On the whole, Charles Stross is a writer of fair but undistinguished technical ability and little talent.
The downside of Stross is that he has incredible range, so if you like some of his books, you might accidentally pick up a stinker like Singularity Sky.
This would have been better as a short story, where the reader does not expect as much from plot and characters.
Great book, really fun with well-defined characters/intention, fun plot, and an interesting world!Published 8 days ago by Amazon Customer
I've been on a Charles Stross kick lately. Is there anything this guy can't do? He writes tight, sometimes funny, generally great genre fiction that ignores conventions and... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Brian W. Spolarich
Okay, what a wild ride throughout the galaxy. Very good read, lots of philosophy and galactic ponderings mixed in with a good story that grows on you.Published 1 month ago by Diane Stewart
very interesting ideas but falls short of brilliance. Too much focus on the "hard core" technical aspect of hard core sci-fi, and not so much in exploring the ideas to... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Twark Main
This book combines a lot of seemingly random and bizarre stuff (most everything associated with the Festival falls into the category of bizarre, or at least strange), along with... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Robert M.
Stross could have given us a bit of timeline, just enough to give us connections back to SKY's prequel ACCELERANDO. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Charles T. Riley
At last! A modern science fiction writer who can write a whole book without trying to baffle the reader with a superfluous treatise on quantum mechanics. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Willy Eckerslike
Like many of Stross' works, he introduces and explores some genuinely interesting ideas, most particularly regarding relativity & time dialation and what impacts FTL travel might... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Amazon Customer