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Bone Song (Gollancz S.F.) - John Meaney
Bone Song (Gollancz S.F.)
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780575079540 (0575079541)
ASIN: 0575079541
Publisher: Gollancz
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
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wifilibrarian rated it
John Meaney has rich and vivid imagination. He's created an alternative universe where cities are powered by the bones of the dead. Wraiths exist inside cars, motorcycles, even lamps, and seem to be a de-facto for artificial intelligence. I was often caught out by a description that was strange not ...
I like turtles
I like turtles rated it
Ooof but this was a struggle. I don't think I've ever been so quickly disappointed with a book I really, really wanted to like. And I'm not even a fan of urban fantasy! But Bone Song is also a noir thriller, and I'm a sucker for those, plus I'd heard the world building was amazing, so I threw myself...
Danielle's Reading Adventures
Danielle's Reading Adventures rated it
If I could say one thing about Bone Song, it is certainly unique. I like that Mr. Meaney wrote a book that was entirely out of his imagination. I did see shades of "Blade Runner" and noir/cyperpunk aspects in his story, but he didn't play it safe or familiar in any other way.The idea of bones havi...
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3.0 Bone Song (Gollancz S.F.)
Bone song is filed under "urban fantasy", but I'd put it under gothic dieselpunk. It takes place in a couple of different urban environs, both of which are left over by some long past (undescribed) civilization who's technology has been mostly forgotten. What does still work in this world is thaumat...
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