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The Dervish House - Ian McDonald
The Dervish House
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781616142049 (1616142049)
ASIN: 1616142049
Publisher: Pyr
Pages no: 358
Edition language: English
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Tannat rated it
I really, really wanted to abandon this book. There just isn't anything interesting about it. It's too short to break up into six different perspectives that change every few pages, and I didn't care what happened to ANY of the characters. I'm not even classifying it as science fiction. Mainly b...
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3.0 The Dervish House
a crazy mix of nanotechnology, Turkish culture, terrorism, financial chicanery and politics. good fun. The little boy Can, with his nano-robotic toy, is awesome. A group of old men, with their passions, secrets and regrets, play a nice counterpoint to the young hustlers trying to make it.
GeedieZ rated it
4.5 Ciężki klimat przyszłych Indii
Momentami ciężkawa książka, jakby ten klimat dusznych, gorących Indii za ~50 lat przenosił się do mojego chłodnego pokoju w centrum Europy. Bardzo podobał mi się rozmach autora, który ma wielką wyobraźnię, a co ważniejsze, umie ją przelać na kartki papieru i pokazać innym. Rzadko czyta się książki s...
Barrita rated it
Me pareció un gran libro. Aunque es bastante lento y está lleno de detalles y descripciones, esa vividez logra que te intereses por la ciudad y por los tiempos en que transcurre la historia.Hay muchas ideas interesantes aquí, acerca de la sociedad, el terrorismo, la tecnología o la religión. Confies...
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3.0 Dervish House
This book is brilliant. Beautifully written and well crafted. A love letter to Turkey. And many of the ideas and visions explored are fascinating. Now if only I could figure out why I couldn't wait to be done with it. One of the more interesting things about the book was that it tracked six differen...
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