River of Gods
Publish date: March 1st 2006
Pages no: 597
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, Speculative Fiction
, Near Future
Series: India 2047 (#1)
Momentami ciężkawa książka, jakby ten klimat dusznych, gorących Indii za ~50 lat przenosił się do mojego chłodnego pokoju w centrum Europy. Bardzo podobał mi się rozmach autora, który ma wielką wyobraźnię, a co ważniejsze, umie ją przelać na kartki papieru i pokazać innym. Rzadko czyta się książki s...
A challenging but enjoyable book set in India 2047 where the main soap opera features a.i. cast members. Each chapter is dedicated to one of the ten main characters in the book, from gangsters to government advisors to"Krisna Cops" hunting rouge a.i's, with the multiple plot lines interwoven between...
Okay, this is what fiction should be like.What a wonderfully inventive book.This is a story of India at 100 years old. It is a story of a billion and half people and at least a billion gods. It is not an easy read, but it is worth every second of it.Imagine if when humanity creates artificial intell...
You know you're probably not going to write a rave when you find yourself skimming hundreds of pages at a time to reach parts of the book that matter to the plot.Four things really bothered me about River of Gods, Ian MacDonald's latest about how humans will react when they create beings greater tha...
One of the things I like about McDonald is his ability to take a setting not often seen in science fiction, put it in the near future, and give it a great sense of time and place without overdoing it. The culture and technology of a mid-21st Century India was fascinating. As was the author's ideas...