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Great concept, great story, wonderful characters, well written.
Paolo Bacigalupi's debut novel The Windup Girl is a frightening, realistic and brilliant look at the near future of the world.
I just wanted to find out about her but it was like the author didn't really have anywhere to go with that story line.
There is very seriously nothing bad about this book. It's all stellar. The premise is really freaking cool, it's original, it's a little dark, it's gritty, but it has a very... Read morePublished 7 days ago by pluto
Liked this book very much. Does not sound like an impossible future, the way things are going.
Worth the read.
Praise for Bacigalupi's 'The Windup Girl'. Others already explained why this novel is a stunning book. Enough to say that I agree wholehartedly with those who recommend the book.Published 13 days ago by Catriona
Couldn't finish. It started out well, but by the time the titular character hooked up with the villain my attention wandered to better examples of apocalyptic literature. Read morePublished 16 days ago by Georgina Toland
Talk about great writing... Bacigalupi definitely has a way with words. The story is captivating, occasionally horrifying, but addictive and gripping. Read morePublished 25 days ago by koyzaya
A fascinating (if chilling) look at where biotechnology, climate change, and...oh, yeah: human nature might lead us in the not-so-distant future. Read morePublished 29 days ago by speaks_volumes