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Radiance: A Novel - Catherynne M. Valente
Radiance: A Novel
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780765335296 (0765335298)
ASIN: 0765335298
Publisher: Tor Books
Pages no: 432
Edition language: English
Science Fiction
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The English Student
The English Student rated it
4.0 Radiance - Catherynne M. Valente
Radiance is the story - or a story, or many stories - of Severin Unck, the daughter of celebrated filmmaker Percival Unck, who disappeared while she working on a documentary about the unexplained destruction of a small diving village on Venus. Because the book is set in a solar system very differe...
Figgy O'Connell
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4.0 Radiance
The press release for this book describes it as “a decopunk pulp SF alt-history space opera mystery set in a Hollywood, and solar system, very different from our own” and if you think that sounds complicated, you have no idea.I’m not going to lie; this is not an easy book to get into, and it’s not a...
Summer Reading Project, BookLikes Satellite
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5.0 Radiance, by Catherynne Valente
Earlier this week, I had a discussion with a history professor about how we could help students better understand justice and war crimes. This professor exclusively readers non-fiction. She hates speculative fiction. The majority of what I read is fiction. We talked about how we could use examples o...
asandwich rated it
5.0 Radiance
My word, where to begin?I don't think I've ever read anything quite like Radiance before. It doesn't even particularly feel like a Valente novel for the most part. It's complicated, even frustrating at times, but it's also meticulous and beautiful, wistful, brave, melancholy and just downright bizar...
Interrupting Soliloquy
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4.0 Radiance
I waited for this book in every way. I waited for the ARC to arrive (I was worried it wouldn't, so was actually waiting for the book to be published), I waited to read the book, I waited to finish the book. The book itself felt like waiting.So my opinions on the book have been looping around and aro...
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