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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.
This is one of the best sci-fi novels I've ever read--right up there with ENDER'S GAME and THE LEFT HAND OF DARKNESS. It's like cyber-punk without the cyber...enviro-punk, maybe. Read morePublished 6 days ago by Caleb J Seeling
There are no simple stories here and the characters are as richly drawn as the formerly lush ecosystems of the Thai Kingdom.Published 9 days ago by Roxanne Blue
I was looking forward to reading this. I found it a bit hard to get into but was fascinated by the ideas and was coming along ok when Lo! Read morePublished 11 days ago by Rick
This futuresque novel is set in Bangkok where we have lived off and on for 30 years. Vivid, suspensful and thought provoking. Hard to believe that this is a firts novel. Read morePublished 17 days ago by marissa troxell
This book is interesting, but a slog to get through. Like many lengthy sci-fi stories, the author leaves you in the dark about what is going on and why. Read morePublished 17 days ago by Amazon Customer
It's a bizarrely believable post-crash world Paolo Bacigalupi conjures up and shares with us in Windup Girl. Read morePublished 20 days ago by Tommy Paine