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Roadside Picnic - Boris Strugatsky, Arkady Strugatsky
Roadside Picnic
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4.35 210
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780575070530 (0575070536)
Publisher: Gollancz
Pages no: 145
Edition language: English
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Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios rated it
4.0 Matter-of-Factness SF: "Roadside Picnic" by The Strugatsky Brothers
Just started re-reading this yesterday and am already gripped. It's truly unsettling in the most understated of ways. It reminds me a little of John Wyndham's work; it has a similar quality of matter-of-factness about it that somehow makes it all the more chilling.Pure literary gold...strangely put ...
Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it
3.0 Roadside Picnic
Interesting look at a world where aliens visited, leaving some things behind which are effecting people around them, it focuses on one man, Red Schuhart who illegally delves into these spaces to find the treasures. These are stories about his life beside this event and how he lives with it and tries...
A Man With An Agenda
A Man With An Agenda rated it
5.0 Roadside Picnic
Red, a man we follow over ten years, is driven by curiosity and need deep into the Zone. The Zone is the result of a visitation from aliens during Red's youth. The aliens made no contact with humans, any who would have seen them died as a result of their landing. The areas surrounding the Zones - th...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
3.0 Roadside Picnic by Arkady Strugatsky, Boris Strugatsky
bookshelves: currently-reading, little-green-men, summer-2014, shortstory-shortstories-novellas, sci-fi, translation, slavic, published-1972, newtome-author, fraudio, philosophy, pirates-smugglers-wreckers, noir, tbr-busting-2014, gulp, doo-lally, classic, censorship rosado mp3 on the road.Descr...
Shiftyj1
Shiftyj1 rated it
4.0 Roadside Picnic
This one more than stands up to the test of time considering it was written in the 70’s. The concepts still remain original and fresh. I loved the idea of the roadside picnic and the “artifacts” left behind. Very well written and an engaging tale, in and out of The Zone.
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