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The Stone Gods - Jeanette Winterson
The Stone Gods
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3.17 30
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780241143957 (0241143950)
Publisher: Hamish Hamilton
Pages no: 206
Edition language: English
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Boston Bibliophile
Boston Bibliophile rated it
3.0 The Stone Gods
Very Atwood-esque dystopia/speculative fiction about society run amok, mixing a love story, a war story and a lot of musing about humans' relationships with the Earth. It's prescient and a little bit scary; it's also heavy-handed and lecturing, and silly where it's supposed to be serious. Not my fav...
sonjbean rated it
"all this has happened before and all of it will happen again"i was not expecting this book to have so many themes in common with battlestar galactica. BUT I LOVE THAT IT DOES.the jumps from one "reality" to the next were also unexpected and when i hit the second part i was like wtf is this but then...
Osho rated it
Any Winterson is a treat, though not necessarily fully intelligible. A lot about this sort-of-science-fiction novel made me laugh, not least of which was the core story in which all of the intrepid explorers, whom the reader might expect will be the new hope of humanity, die. The core narrative, tho...
Our Intrepid Heroine
Our Intrepid Heroine rated it
3.0 The Stone Gods
I wasn't totally bowled over by anything in this book, though the structure was interesting and the plot diverting. It kept my attention and amused me, although I wasn't expecting a detour to Easter Island for the second section of the tale.
anderlawlor rated it
3.0 The Stone Gods
It's uneven. The first 98 pages would have made a fine novella, and I'm sad it didn't stop there. The rest of the book is brilliant in the way that Jeanette Winterson is brilliant, and the very end of the book is also interesting. Ultimately this is disappointing to me, and I think will be disappoin...
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