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Aliette de Bodard
Aliette de Bodard is a half-French, half-Vietnamese computer and history geek who lives in Paris. In her spare time, she writes speculative fiction. Her short stories have appeared in many venues, including Asimov's, Interzone and the Year's Best Science Fiction.She has a special interest in... show more
Aliette de Bodard is a half-French, half-Vietnamese computer and history geek who lives in Paris. In her spare time, she writes speculative fiction. Her short stories have appeared in many venues, including Asimov's, Interzone and the Year's Best Science Fiction.She has a special interest in non-Western civilisations, particularly Ancient Vietnam, Ancient China and Ancient Mesoamerica. Her trilogy Obsidian and Blood is set in Ancient Mexico, and she is currently working on an urban fantasy set in Paris.
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Grac's Never-ending TBR Pile of Doom
I've read quite a lot by Aliette de Bodard, so I was very pleased to get approved for a pre-release copy of this by Netgalley. Well, it was pre-release when I got it, even if it's taken me forever to get around to actually reading it and then even longer to review it! That shouldn't be taken as a co...
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios rated it 2 months ago
“When you’re out there, with no one and nothing to stand in your way - when you realise how small you are - you also realise that everything that ever was, that ever will be, is connected to you. That we’re all, in the end, part of the same great thing.”In “The Tea Master and the Detective” by Aliet...
imyril
imyril rated it 5 months ago
Citadel is a compact but full-hearted story of grief, family, politics and impending war. I forget how much I love Aliette de Bodard's prose until I read some more of Aliette de Bodard's prose. There's a certain tone to the Xuya novellas in particular - somewhere between reflective and melancholy - ...
Grac's Never-ending TBR Pile of Doom
Grac's Never-ending TBR Pile of Doom rated it 8 months ago
Events in The House of Binding Thorns follow on pretty much immediately from the ending of the previous book (The House of Shattered Wings), which I re-read just before starting this book since it had been a while since I first read it - the previous book stood up to re-reading but this one wasn't q...
Saturdays in Books
Saturdays in Books rated it 9 months ago
I ordered one of the limited edition hardcovers, even though it was stupid expensive for a novella, and I have no regrets. The book (the actual physical object) is lovely. The material covering the boards is a sort of sparkly antique copper and the end paper is a lovely, textured orange. Together th...
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