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The Speed of Dark (Ballantine Reader's Circle) - Elizabeth Moon
The Speed of Dark (Ballantine Reader's Circle)
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Format: kindle
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
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Libromancer's Apprentice
Libromancer's Apprentice rated it
4.0 [Book Review] The Speed of Dark
Lou Arrendale is a brilliant man, with a regular job and hobbies. He also happens to be the last of a generation left behind of medical advances used to treat neurological deviations pre-birth. The world around him sees his diagnosis before they see the man or the mind that he possesses, and the c...
traciloudin rated it
0.0 The Speed of Dark
This is a fantastic book where the primary POV character is an autistic man. It's set in the near future, where most autism (and other diseases, etc.) have been cured at birth or in infancy. The main character, Lou, is part of the last generation of autistics, born too late to be cured in infancy, b...
Book Ramblings
Book Ramblings rated it
5.0 The Speed of Dark
Amazon's e-book samples are too short, only about 18 pages in length, good luck applying that ol’ “50 pages rule” here. Fortunately The Speed of Dark (2003 Nebula Award winner) is immediately intriguing and I was sold on it by the end of the short sample. I keep hearing good things about [a: Elizabe...
Hello Book, So Long Sleep...
Hello Book, So Long Sleep... rated it
3.0 The Speed of Dark by Elizabeth Moon
The spine says sci-fi fantasy, it's not. Well, I guess it's sci-fi because it takes places in the near future? But there's no flying cars, no robots doing all our work..it's just like it is now except a few small changes. Anyways, the story is about Lou, a person with autism. You follow him around s...
Hol rated it
It's hard to know what to say about this novel. From one perspective I really enjoyed it; it was different, and I really liked the main character Lou. The novels I enjoy most are the ones where the character’s (good or bad) go through some sort of a transition or process in a novel. I don’t even car...
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