I couldn't even finish the book.
It's interesting for the character to look back at himself, but I feel that too much is left to speculation - even though that may well be the intention of the author.
It's unlike anything I've ever read and so I recommend it to anyone who loves space books, likes weird or quirky mysteries, or thrillers set in space.
It saddens me to be entirely negative about a book but there really isn’t much I can think of that redeems THE EXPLORER. Read morePublished 1 month ago by sft
I am struggling to write this review because The Explorers, by James Smythe, is one of those books that is definitely greatly enhanced by going into it blind. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Crystal Durnan
Space is always interesting. This novel kept me interested throughout. I plan on reading the sequel. I need to find out more about the anomaly.Published 2 months ago by Brad James
By the end of the book, you will be totally in sync with the narrator. Bored to death, toothless, and hoping for a quick ending that never seems to come, making the spaceship of... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Alain Roy
Was promised a good twist at the end but was utterly disappointed when I found out what it was. An overly wordy book that I forced myself to finish.Published 7 months ago by David Scroggs
Somewhat interesting and definitely different, but the author's incredible lack of scientific knowledge is a big distraction. Read morePublished 9 months ago by RichieRich
The science in this science fiction story is a joke. Smythe must have slept through physics class because his novel leaves the reader wondering things like 'why does the ship stop... Read morePublished 10 months ago by C. Jensen
It was an interesting story, author used creative ideas, interesting setting. Easy to read writing style. IT was good enough to keep coming back until I finished.Published 11 months ago by Bruce Lee
It was a slow moving, yet exciting storyline that literally could have ending in a million different ways. Why the writer chose to end it in the way he did boggles me. Read morePublished 12 months ago by John