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A view of the future that may not be far off. Fascinating and frightening, Bacigalupi is a genius and a prophetPublished 3 days ago by Criksemauz
I was surprised by how impressed I was. I'm definitely buying more by this author.Published 4 days ago by Jardin Joyner
Bleak, depressing, dysfunctional future.
Yet powerfully compelling.
Paolo slowly peels this complex onion of a story revealing a complicated tangle of interrelated... Read more
The Windup Girl is a superbly crafted book placed in a future where genetic engineering has been used to change the nature of food plants and other organisms as well as to produce... Read morePublished 8 days ago by Susan H.
Good absorbing distopic novel. I know Thailand fairly well and the author has caught the Thais pretty well. The ideas on what the new biology could do ring true.Published 11 days ago by Martin Donnelly
The uniqueness of The Windup Girl isn’t just the setting and the society it’s the unfiltered understanding of human nature. Read morePublished 12 days ago by Cameron Patton
Excellent Sci-fi. How come I had never heard of him? He's almost at the level of Gibson and I'd easily place him in the Top 20 Sci-fi writers.Published 12 days ago by Stu Sjouwerman
Set in a future Thailand, genetically modified food has played havoc with the environment. Thailand stand lone as a Bastian of food grown from natural seed. Read morePublished 13 days ago by Fancifalls
It definitely wasn't what I expected and it left me wondering if there would be a sequel because the ending was kind of abrupt. Read morePublished 20 days ago by SiriusReviewer