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Stephen Baxter
Stephen Baxter is a trained engineer with degrees from Cambridge (mathematics) and Southampton Universities (doctorate in aeroengineering research). Baxter is the winner of the British Science Fiction Award and the Locus Award, as well as being a nominee for an Arthur C. Clarke Award, most... show more
Stephen Baxter is a trained engineer with degrees from Cambridge (mathematics) and Southampton Universities (doctorate in aeroengineering research). Baxter is the winner of the British Science Fiction Award and the Locus Award, as well as being a nominee for an Arthur C. Clarke Award, most recently for Manifold: Time. His novel Voyage won the Sidewise Award for Best Alternate History Novel of the Year; he also won the John W. Campbell Award and the Philip K. Dick Award for his novel The Time Ships. He is currently working on his next novel, a collaboration with Sir Arthur C. Clarke. Mr. Baxter lives in Prestwood, England.
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Birth date: 1957-11-13
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Darth Pedant
Darth Pedant rated it 4 months ago
This book is about 86.5% world building that quickly becomes tedious, 13% set-up for future books, and .5% actual plot. It’s got traces of Pratchett’s humor here and there, but not nearly enough to save it. It’s a really cool premise and I can see why some people love it, but ugh. I have never bee...
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Injoy's Blogs + Book Reviews rated it 1 year ago
The Massacre of Mankind: Authorised Sequel to The War of the Worlds by Stephen Baxter is a detailed followup about the Martian invasion of England. It's a brutal story but easy to envision. It is a long book and I believe much of it could have been edited out. I still gave it four stars. I receive...
meeplemaiden
meeplemaiden rated it 1 year ago
The title says it all really. I'm used to books going over my head and that doesn't usually detract from my enjoyment but I have to say that the final reveal in this one just did not make sense to me. Maybe I drifted off at a critical point but why did the aliens need actual hatches to communicate, ...
Lornographic Material
Lornographic Material rated it 2 years ago
I'm a big fan of HG Wells's WAR OF THE WORLDS. The Orsen Wells reading/hoax is one of my favorite pieces of history. I can't imagine what it would have been like to hear that come over the radio... Anyway, I digress. We're not talking about THE WAR OF THE WORLDS, we're talking about its sequel. And,...
markk
markk rated it 2 years ago
I really wanted to like this book. H. G. Wells's original novel was one of my favorite books growing up, and I really liked Stephen Baxter's sequel to The Time Machine. And by and large what he has written is an enjoyable book, filled with action and brimming with speculation as to how the aftermath...
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