House of Suns
Publish date: June 2nd 2009
Publisher: Ace Books
Pages no: 576
Edition language: English
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
It took a chapter or two to warm up, but it is a brilliant book!
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