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House of Suns - Alastair Reynolds
House of Suns
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 0575077174
Publisher: Gollancz
Pages no: 473
Edition language: English
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The Professor
The Professor rated it
5.0 “She’s alive. Don’t ever doubt that.”
Sought escape in the far future and looked to Alastair Reynolds for the means. Was Not Disappointed. “House Of Suns” is yet another barnstorming performance from the man who, over the last 12 months or so, has become my favourite modern SF novelist.We follow, in alternating chapters, Campion and Pur...
Tannat rated it
3.0 House of Suns by Alastair Reynolds
This book held a lot of promise but I feel that ultimately it didn't really deliver. This is a far future hard science fiction novel where a young woman called Abigail Gentian who lived a good thousand years in our future cloned herself a thousand times (and varied her traits or at least the diffe...
Koolveld'sList rated it
4.0 Deep time and human nature
House of Suns already has plenty of reviews. I agree the most with the review from William'sBookBlog. Compared to other sci fi, this novel is set in the distant future. For me that makes it harder to identify with that setting, but a story in such a distant future does have its own charms. And it's ...
William's Book Blog
William's Book Blog rated it
4.5 Space Opera is in Good Hands.
Having not quite exhausted the Iain M Banks canon, I'd been looking for a new author to try, and found myself wandering round Foyles main bookshop in London, which has a decent-sized SF section. Maybe I'm a snob, but I was looking for something that wasn't obviously number 4 in a 6-book series. So...
Books 'n Stuff
Books 'n Stuff rated it
3.0 I've read better from him...
I've been reading Alastair Reynolds' books for many years now, I don't exactly how many, I just know it's a bunch. I started with Revelation Space, continued through the books of the Revelation Space universe and I've since progressed onto his other works, Pushing Ice, Century Rain etc. and now Hous...
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