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Slow River - Community Reviews back

by Nicola Griffith
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Merle
Merle rated it 4 years ago
This is one of those very rare science fiction books that I actually enjoyed (and yes, I love fantasy. If you think they are interchangeable, we need to talk). And there’s a lot of science here – futuristic eco-friendly wastewater treatment is a major part of the plot – but the real story is about c...
Bun's Books
Bun's Books rated it 6 years ago
I think I may have liked this book slightly more than it actually deserved. Not that it doesn't deserve to be liked, its solid, intelligently written science fiction with believable characters and an interesting plot, expressed in some fairly elegant prose. There are some pacing issues though. I ...
Melody Murray's Books
Melody Murray's Books rated it 10 years ago
Re-read.Griffith is masterful at world-building. Her characters are all too real and her narratives sing. This is a multifaceted and delicately nuanced story that is a little bit cyberpunk, a little bit old-school SF, a little bit suspense- but mostly it's an exercise in diving deep and coming up ch...
wealhtheow
wealhtheow rated it 11 years ago
Too much cyberpunk is all about the Net and the Virtual World and omg, hackers are so cool! [book: Slow River] is definitely cyberpunk, but it's also full of meaty characterization and realistic relationships.
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