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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.
Well deserved Hugo Award Winning Novel! Would Highly Recommend!Published 2 days ago by Brian P McDonnell
The Windup Girl is an utterly amazing novel set in a genetically engineered and corporatized post-oil future. Read morePublished 6 days ago by Neil Dewitte
I really wanted to like this book. I tried really hard. I fought tooth and nail to like this book. But in the end, it defeated me. Read morePublished 12 days ago by Franklin Veaux
The only reason I even finished it was that I was just interested enough in the plot to see if it went anywhere interesting - it didn't. Read morePublished 12 days ago by Eve Rickert
I usually reserve five stars for stories that I greatly enjoy, or those that evoke strong emotion. By those criteria, The Windup Girl is somewhere between a three and a four on my... Read morePublished 12 days ago by David J. Nix
Read It: If your version of sci-fi escapism is a metaphorical punch to the gut, grab a copy of TWG. This novel won’t be your Asimovian philosophical exercise or Herbertian... Read morePublished 13 days ago by Jillian Igarashi
Once I got the definitions of the devices down, I was good to go. Good story, fabulous vision of a possible future.Published 15 days ago by Chuck Pyle