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That really became irritating by about page 270.
Greg Bear is often a great writer, with wondrous concepts and sweeping societal themes that only science fiction seems able to handle so well.
Far too many different character plot lines at the start, and none of those characters are really that interesting.
"Slant" is a decent read for a sci-fi fan. Apparently it's a sequel to another book, but you don't have to read any other books to get the gist of "Slant. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Rachel
For me, this book still defines the best of science fiction. Though it's universe is certainly not our own, it's a plausible future (and a highly dramatic one) with the strengths... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Arthur Mortensen
What a writer! What an imagination! What a story!
Love it, love it, love it!
What more is there to say?
Greg Bear's "Slant" was extremely forward-thinking when I originally read it years ago. I've now re-read the book at least three times (and soon, again on my Kindle) and I think... Read morePublished 19 months ago by David Bias
I bought this book from the Science Fiction Book Club years ago
This is a story set in the future when the Internet hooks directly into the brain, and instead of... Read more
Greg Bear introduced me to sci-fi beyond the Star Wars extended universe. I enjoyed seeing a futuristic vision of Seattle, and Bear's anticipation of future civilization is... Read morePublished on December 10, 2012 by Jillian Igarashi
Loved the book, good sci-fi. Looks like the Americans didn't like the sex part of the book, I thought they were context appropriate and not sexy, illustrating that Nanotech was... Read morePublished on December 8, 2012 by Kindle Reader
I finished this book recently (2012) after my first indulgence into it some 15 years ago.
I remember then how I felt about this book - and really, my opinion hasn't... Read more