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The Quiet War - Paul J. McAuley
The Quiet War
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780575079335 (0575079339)
Publisher: Gollancz
Pages no: 439
Edition language: English
Series: The Quiet War (#1)
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N.A. Ratnayake
N.A. Ratnayake rated it
5.0 The Quiet War
Well deserving of its many accolades and awards, The Quiet War is a novel among those on the new hard science fiction frontier. McAuley artfully blends genetic engineering, artificial ecosystems, political intrigue, sociology, environment, economics, and space travel. The prose is direct and well cr...
Datepalm rated it
Really, really enjoyed this book, though i'm not sure if it's really because it's outstandingly good (it's definitely plenty good though) or because it hits all my favorite space opera buttons - lots of extra terrestrial geography, fleets of spaceships, varied quasi posthuman space colonization, etc...
Grac's Never-ending TBR Pile of Doom
Grac's Never-ending TBR Pile of Doom rated it
3.0 The Quiet War
I went through a phase a couple of years ago of not reading science fiction, preferring to concentrate on fantasy over on that side of the library, but I see I've missed all sorts of good stuff...Here's an example - the basic premise of 'The Quiet War' is that it's set in a time after the Overturn, ...
spocksbro rated it
Paul McAuley’s The Quiet War was the second course in my “Presidents’ Day Brain Candy” Weekend (see my review of The Caryatids: http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3398430), and I wound up liking it more than The Caryatids. That despite the fact that it suffered from a very slow beginning – I almost ...
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