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The book is well written, interesting story, and really holds it grounds to (almost) the very end.
I congratulate Mr. Stross for developing such an intricate technological scene for his future society, but a single paragraph in layman's terms would suffice.
Which is really too bad, since the skeleton of the Eschaton story is the book's most interesting part.
On one hand, Singularity Sky is a funny, almost slapstick yarn, with a bare bones story set in an elaborately thought out nerd playground where delta v approach vectors apply to... Read morePublished 6 days ago by Amazon Customer
Great book, really fun with well-defined characters/intention, fun plot, and an interesting world!Published 28 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 2 months 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 3 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 3 months ago by Willy Eckerslike