Publish date: May 13th 2010
Pages no: 303
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Speculative Fiction
, Post Apocalyptic
Audible guided review:"Underwhelming-did Priest only write 1 good novel?"Would you try another book from Christopher Priest and/or Steven Cree?Christopher Priest books are a mixed bag - The Prestige was excellent, but the 2 others I've read are mediocre.What was most disappointing about Christopher ...
Some science fiction books are written just to entertain, some are depiction of the author’s vision of the future, and some are for conveying the author’s philosophical or political ideas. Occasionally I come a across sci-fi books that are pure thought experiments, where the authors sets out to expl...
SpoilersThis is a fascinating book with tremendous strengths and weaknesses. In a way, I wish that it had been written by Ballard or by Simmons who I think could have written it in such a way that it could have preserved the strengths and abandoned the weaknesses.The book concerns Helward Mann a yo...
Fantabidosy. The twist at the end threw me as I didn't expect it, I found the novel and the concept interesting and clever. This is the second novel I've enjoyed by this author, will hunt down some more.
The Inverted World is a cold book. Most of Priest's books are told in a stiff and remote mode, which frequently suits the alienated subject matter. It's not the case here.Faults:1 - The sterile environment depicted is reflected in the unemotional natures of the characters and of their relationships ...