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The Book of Strange New Things: A Novel - Michel Faber
The Book of Strange New Things: A Novel
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780553418842 (055341884X)
ASIN: 055341884X
Publisher: Hogarth
Pages no: 480
Edition language: English
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World of Kammbia
World of Kammbia rated it
4.0 Book Review 59: The Book of Strange New Things by Michel Faber
Can a marriage be saved even if you are doing God’s will and serving him to the best of your ability? That is the main question I took from reading The Book of Strange New Things by Michel Faber. It’s an interesting question that the novel tries to answer. I’m glad this was my choice for the fir...
Thewanderingjew
Thewanderingjew rated it
3.0 A possibly prophetic view of the future!
When the story opens up, Peter Leigh and his wife Bea are on their way to Heathrow. They are a devout Christian couple, and they share a very close relationship. They have their own ministry near London, but they were both interviewing for a job that would take them to a distant world, a faraway pla...
Url Phantomhive
Url Phantomhive rated it
3.0 The Book Of Strange New Things
With a beautiful title and a beautiful cover, the novel had created great expectations to live up to. In The book of strange new things Peter has decided to go to Oasis - a newly colonized planet - as a missionary while his wife Bea stays behind in England. While he has the time of his life as his...
Book Which I Have Done Read Them
Book Which I Have Done Read Them rated it
2.0 The Book of Strange New Things: A Novel
There were a few times during the reading of this book that I felt like abandoning it. I pushed on hoping this very flawed book would reward me with a decent ending, but unfortunately not. There are themes and ideas that could have made for an intriguing, philosophical and smart story but they all l...
Chris Blocker
Chris Blocker rated it
4.0 Review: The Book of Strange New Things
Do science fiction and faith go well together: a thought I pondered as I read Michel Faber's The Book of Strange New Things. Readers and believers on both sides of the divide find much to quarrel about. I had to remind myself that science fiction is not indeed science, nor is faith religion. The two...
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