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The Sagan Diary - John Scalzi
The Sagan Diary
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Fans of John Scalzi's "Old Man" universe, prepare yourselves: there's a long new story in that universe, told from the point of view of one of the series' most intriguing characters. Subterranean Press is proud to publish The Sagan Diary, a long novelette that for the first time looks at the... show more
Fans of John Scalzi's "Old Man" universe, prepare yourselves: there's a long new story in that universe, told from the point of view of one of the series' most intriguing characters. Subterranean Press is proud to publish The Sagan Diary, a long novelette that for the first time looks at the worlds of the Hugo-nominated Old Man's War and its sequel The Ghost Brigades from the point of view of Lieutenant Jane Sagan, who in a series of diary entries gives her views on some of the events included in the series... and sheds new light into some previously unexplored corners. If you thought you knew Jane Sagan before, prepare to be surprised.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781596061033 (1596061030)
Publisher: Subterranean Press
Pages no: 100
Edition language: English
Series: Old Man's War (#2)
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Kaethe
Kaethe rated it
4.0 The Sagan Diary - John Scalzi
I hadn't read this one before; it really gives a different view of Jane Sagan. And also, it adds to the series in a way that interstitial stories don't always. Too emotional a read, though, for me to love it completely.Personal copy
Shelf Indulgence
Shelf Indulgence rated it
1.0 The Sagan Diary
First things first: The Sagan Diary is not a novel. I wouldn't even call it a story, really. It's more a philosophical dissertation from Jane Sagan's perspective, which winds up feeling self-indulgent and overwrought right from the start. It reminded me of Noctuary by Thomas Ligotti, where I found m...
bulletproofheeb
bulletproofheeb rated it
3.0 The Sagan Diary
Gained almost nothing as far as plot in this series. However it was incredibly poetic and a nice introspective study.
Brad Horner's Books
Brad Horner's Books rated it
4.0
The short novella is a solid addition to the Old Man's War series. I really enjoyed the introspection, although I'm certain that it isn't everyone's cup of tea. The story is really written for the fans, but doesn't belong as a standalone at all.
Cewsh Reviews (Books)
Cewsh Reviews (Books) rated it
5.0
This novella by noted internet superhero John Scalzi is short, utterly dependent on you having read his previous works and ends suddenly. It is also among the most moving things I have ever read. The view of humanity through the eyes of someone having it foisted upon them and ultimately coming to te...
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