Publish date: September 19th 2008
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, Sci Fi Fantasy
, Space Opera
, Speculative Fiction
, Hard Science Fiction
Series: The Grand Tour 2 (#3)
Bullet Review:What an utter disappointment. Childhood Me is sitting in a corner, sobbing. Adult Me is just totally amused at how such an interesting concept can go so wrong in so many different ways.For people who think all scifi sucks, that it's just a bunch of robots wandering around technobabblin...
Mars is Ben Bova's love letter to space exploration; it's a novel-length booster for a manned Mars program. A very well-conceived and engaging (in places) novel, you should not read it expecting it to be space opera or really, any kind of adventure aside from the inevitable dangers of flying to anot...
Ye gods, where do I begin with this one...Mars is a hard sci-fi piece about the first exploration/trip to, well, Mars with humans. To be honest, I thought this thing was written in the 80s, it felt so utterly dated (attitudes, more than science itself), and I was surprised to see that it was writt...
This is a reread review. I went straight from one Bova as my bathroom reading, to another. Thankfully, I found this one much more engrossing and consistent than I did the Kinsman Chronicles. The pacing doesn't lag in the middle, as that one did, and I never had trouble convincing myself to pick it u...
I liked it, but I kept waiting for something more to happen. I just picked up Return to Mars and hope it will have what I felt was missing the first go around.
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