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Ajax Penumbra 1969 - Robin Sloan
Ajax Penumbra 1969
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3.75 40
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9999374711849
Publisher: Picador
Edition language: English
Series: Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore
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Url Phantomhive
Url Phantomhive rated it
3.5 Ajax Penumbra 1969
It's been quite some time since I read Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore. But I really enjoyed it so this short novella was something I wanted to read for a long time. It's a very fast and entertaining short story about the younger years of Penumbra and how he ended up owning a 24-hour bookstore. T...
Words of a Bibliophile
Words of a Bibliophile rated it
3.0 Ajax Penumbra 1969 (Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore, #0.5) by Robin Sloan
A fun and quirky prequel to a fun and quirky book.
An Un-Calibrated Centrifuge
An Un-Calibrated Centrifuge rated it
3.0 Ajax Penumbra 1969
This novella prequel to Mr Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore is a good read if you've read the novel and have an hour to kill. However, it's very dude-centric (there are some women, but they're mostly unnamed hippies) and didn't really add much to my experience or understanding of Mr Penumbra's 24-Hour...
Murder by Death
Murder by Death rated it
4.0 Ajax Penumbra 1969 (Prequel short story)
This prequel short to Mr. Penumbra's 24-hour Bookstore flew under my radar until just a couple of months ago. I squirreled it away once I found it, and my recent flights made this the perfect antidote to flight fatigue for a brief hour or so. I suspect the magic of this little short would be lost...
janetfurnee rated it
5.0 Ajax Penumbra 1969
Having grown up in SF in the mid sixties, this was great reading.A few notes I want to share. Francis and George who were perusing the Cinema section...George Lucas and Francis Ford?Claude...the inventor of the internet?Anyone else find cool references?
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