The Quiet War
Publish date: October 16th 2008
Pages no: 439
Edition language: English
Series: The Quiet War (#1)
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...
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, ...
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 ...