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The Collapsing Empire - John Scalzi
The Collapsing Empire
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The first novel of a new space-opera sequence set in an all-new universe by the Hugo Award-winning, New York Times-bestselling author of Redshirts and Old Man's War.Our universe is ruled by physics and faster than light travel is not possible -- until the discovery of The Flow, an... show more
The first novel of a new space-opera sequence set in an all-new universe by the Hugo Award-winning, New York Times-bestselling author of Redshirts and Old Man's War.Our universe is ruled by physics and faster than light travel is not possible -- until the discovery of The Flow, an extra-dimensional field we can access at certain points in space-time that transport us to ot
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9780765388896 (0765388898)
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
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Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios rated it
3.0 Oobla Dee Oobla Dah SF: "The Collapsing Empire" by John Scalzi
I recently bought a box of pulp SF from eBay - most dating from the 50s and 60s. Lantern-jawed, pipe-smoking men save the world while their gorgeous female assistants are prone to outbursts of come-hither hero worshiping and swooning - especially when kissed fiercely and unexpectedly by the lantern-...
Arbie's Unoriginally Titled Book Blog
Arbie's Unoriginally Titled Book Blog rated it
3.0 The Collapsing Empire, John Scalzi
Inevitable Jokey Ship Name: The evidence suggests that sooner or later all post-Banksian writers of space opera will give their spaceships jokey names. Your Inferior Wit Annoys Me: Yes, though some don't go for the same self-conscious ironic wit that Banks did. Inevitable Jokey Ship Name: I agree, b...
Kaethe
Kaethe rated it
5.0 The Collapsing Empire - John Scalzi  
Interesting and so much fun. I'm going to love this series. This is a different universe for Scalzi: the planets are mostly not habitable on their surfaces, The universe isn't full of fascinating intelligent species, although there are a fair number of humans scattered about. Two of the main protago...
Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it
1.0 Tried and Just Gave Up at 25 Percent (DNF)
I tried repeatedly to read and finish this book, but finally gave up at 25 percent (DNF). Look I like John Scalzi a lot. I loved "Redshirts" and "Lock In", but this book right here is all the worst bits of "The Android's Dream" and I refuse to read that book ever again. I think the biggest i...
Kaethe
Kaethe rated it
5.0 The Collapsing Empire - John Scalzi 
Interesting and so much fun. I'm going to love this series. This is a different universe for Scalzi: the planets are mostly not habitable on their surfaces, The universe isn't full of fascinating intelligent species, although there are a fair number of humans scattered about. Two of the main protago...
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