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The Just City - Jo Walton
The Just City
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781472150769 (1472150767)
ASIN: 1472150767
Publisher: Corsair
Edition language: English
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YouKneeK
YouKneeK rated it
4.5 Review: The Just City (Thessaly Book 1 of 3)
I don’t know if I’m going to be able to explain why I liked this book so much. I recently picked it up for free as part of Tor.com’s eBook of the Month Club. I believe they offered it in September. I only read the first couple sentences of the synopsis, and it didn’t sound particularly appealing ...
Grac's Never-ending TBR Pile of Doom
Grac's Never-ending TBR Pile of Doom rated it
3.0 The Just City - Jo Walton
The Just City was another one of those books where I heard the premise and thought 'that sounds interesting', and finally my local library obliged me with providing a copy for the princely sum of 45p. Again, I am saved from buying a book because it sounded good and being ultimately disappointed with...
Fantasy Hardships
Fantasy Hardships rated it
2.0 REVIEW: The Just City by Jo Walton
The story follows various people who take part in an experiment, set up by Greek gods, Athena and Apolla to recreate Plato's Republic. The writing style is solid and there is plenty of eye for detail. For example, when Apollo stands in a beam of light that shines on Athena's desk, she notices him ...
Reflections
Reflections rated it
5.0 Time travel, robots, Greek gods, Atlantis, and Plato’s Republic. . .
The Just City opens with Apollo deeply perplexed. Why wouldn’t Daphne dally with him? He’s a god! Why would she rather be turned into a tree by Artemis? Athena tries to explain that humans care about making their own choices, but that doesn’t make sense to Apollo’s god-brain way of thinking and he r...
Wanda's Book Reviews
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3.0 The Just City / Jo Walton
"Here in the Just City you will become your best selves. You will learn and grow and strive to be excellent." Created as an experiment by the time-traveling goddess Pallas Athene, the Just City is a planned community, populated by over ten thousand children and a few hundred adult teachers from all ...
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