Publish date: August 24th 2000
Pages no: 145
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, Speculative Fiction
, Russian Literature
, Post Apocalyptic
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...
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When people talk about the "special" feel of Russian literature, I tend to shrug it away as yet another point of confusion "Westerners" have with anything Slavic. But when I tried to explain the feeling this book evoked in me to a few "Westerners" I startlingly realized that "it just *feels* so esse...
I read stories for plot, mostly. Sure, I want stories with good pacing, that are compelling, and keep me reading way past my bedtime, but I also like stories that have good characters, theme, and meaning. I love it when I find books that intersect with all those things, but give the choice of one ...
Another gem introduced to me by my friends at Goodreads. This short novel is a "how-to" on sidelong insinuations, information gaps, and inferences that make for a wholly satisfying story. The main character, Redrick Schuhart, starts out as an entrepreneurial collector of alien artifacts, and becomes...