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Blood Music (Ibooks Science Fiction Classics) - Greg Bear
Blood Music (Ibooks Science Fiction Classics)
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3.34 190
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781596871069 (1596871067)
Publisher: Ibooks, Inc.
Pages no: 350
Edition language: English
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The Professor
The Professor rated it
2.0 Blood Music (Ibooks Science Fiction Classics)
"I’m not sure there’s any way to fight an intelligent plague". Fun with DNA which, as usual, can do anything. Here it provides a good excuse for a couple of picked-up-and-abandoned narrative directions but also an at times bravura depiction of self-aware biomatter letting rip. Schlubby (but strange...
CDRBill
CDRBill rated it
The idea behind this story is really good. However, the characterizations left a little to be desired. I could never really develop an affinity with any of the characters at all. They just seemed to be a little haphazard. Some of the prose was a little "iffy" as well.
Sesana
Sesana rated it
Blood Music is built around a great science fiction concept: a man-made virus becomes sentient and starts rebuilding the world to their own specifications. (Yes, I know that they're technically lymphocytes, but they act and are treated much like a virus throughout.) And to start with, that concept i...
Readings and Ramblings
Readings and Ramblings rated it
4.0
This is really a pretty fascinating book. It could be classified as a science fiction thriller with the kind of excitement that makes you keep wanting to turn the next page to see what happens next even if you do have responsibilities that must be attended. A biotech scientist does some bioengineeri...
veeral
veeral rated it
Highly overrated. I enjoyed this book until Vergil Ulam injects himself with the cells he is working on. What the hell? I lost interest after that and then just sleep walked through the whole book thinking all the while that this could have been so much better.
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