Publish date: 2011
Pages no: 262
Edition language: English
The second half of the book can't sustain the first's sheer rush of interest, even though it does a damn good job of still being smart and dark and a-little-too-close-to-home. If you are a twentysomething - an intelligent one - you will find something intriguing about this book. I'm not saying you...
I haven't finished this book yet (and I will, so that at least my wasted time will have contributed towards my challenge stats), but I already hate it so much. Pretentious privileged bullshit, no redeeming qualities whatsoever. If it gets better by the end I'll consider increasing my rating to two s...
When I read Ivyland, I was contemplating writing a near-future dystopian novel featuring a populace numbed by anesthesia. After reading it, I dropped the project, knowing I could not do it better than this.
OK clearly, dude can write his ass off. Good job Miles, *I get it.*The world-building here (the part of a book I'm always most drawn to) is top-notch. A near future New Jersey where biopharma has taken over and basically become the new government. The kind of sci-fi that feels just contemporary enou...