Publish date: July 9th 1999
Publisher: Tor Books
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction
, Speculative Fiction
, Hard Science Fiction
, Near Future
Series: Rifters (#1)
Series: Rifters #1 Starfish is an uncomfortable book. I feel I should issue a warning that several of the characters have been abused or were abusers. That said, it’s also a good book. There is a dismal atmosphere that is both oppressive and claustrophobic, and a large part of it takes place in th...
I'm not a fan of multi POVs, but I can honestly say that I was so engrossed in the book that I just didn't care - I just wanted to see what happened next. I loved the book - though it was pretty dark and full of less than savoury people. I think that's why it didn't bother me so much with the POVs. ...
Originally read December 28, 2013 This was an excellent book about a group of genetically modified people who are living and working at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean. There is actually a lot of hard science in the book. At the end, at least in my edition, the author provided notes about actual...
Pretty darn good, especially for a first novel - some very interesting and plausible science, and an interesting portrayal of a cast of very flawed people....one hopes for a sequel. (oh - I guess there is one....duh)
A tough read if you need a character to identify with.But the first half or so is still great. The submerged world really came to life.
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