The God Engines
Publish date: December 2009
Publisher: Subterranean Company
Pages no: 136
Edition language: English
I really don’t know where to begin with this novella. It’s a very thought provoking read but I’m just not sure I enjoyed it. I will say, I do think it’s probably one of John Scalzi’s better works, but I also don’t think that fans of his novels would enjoy it. I also can’t decide between three or fo...
Different from Scalzi's usual. For example, there are a few adverbs. Science fiction served by fantasy devices. Enjoyably frightening.
This short novella has a lot going for it. It is definitely a space opera, but the twist has a very delicious flavor and I find myself hoping that Mr. Scalzi would continue in this universe. It isn't my normal taste in literature, but it sure fired up my imagination and I'm left wanting so much mo...
Rating: 4.5 horrified, terrified, vindicated stars of fiveThe Book Report: The Power of God...the Power of Faith...these are concrete, actual things, not powerless mouthings, in John Scalzi's 136-page gut-punch and goolie-kick of a novella. Captain Ean Tephe, commanding the Righteous, is fresh from ...
"It was time to whip the god." Thus begins The God Engines by John Scalzi.Captain Tephe is ordered to humanity's homeworld, Bishop's Call, and tasked to bring the faith of Our Lord to a faithless world. But will his own fate be tested?That's about as much summary as I can give without giving away ...
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