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The Windup Girl - Paolo Bacigalupi, Jonathan Davis
The Windup Girl
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Format: audiobook
Publisher: Audible Frontiers
Minutes: 20
Edition language: English
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Arbie's Unoriginally Titled Book Blog
Arbie's Unoriginally Titled Book Blog rated it
0.5 Epic Snoozefest, An Emperor in Need of Clothes...
I gave up circa p100. I don't care about any of the characters and there is no discernable plot after 1/5th of the book. The writing is repetative and the ideas not nearly as original as many seem to think. My faith in winning awards as an indicator of quality is further eroded; it's down to bedrock...
YouKneeK rated it
3.5 Review: The Windup Girl
The Windup Girl was an interesting story and the setting was fairly unique in my experience. It’s set in Thailand, in a dystopian-type future, featuring genetic manipulation and political maneuvering. There are four main point-of-view characters, each of which are mostly focused on their own concern...
A Man With An Agenda
A Man With An Agenda rated it
4.0 The Windup Girl
Bacigalupi envisions a bleak world here. Not only have oil reserves dwindled to almost nothing, companies went too far a generation or two back and lost control of a plague that poisons food crops. In due course animal populations have plummeted. Its called the Contraction, and the world has indeed ...
Between Two Evils
Between Two Evils rated it
4.0 The Windup Girl
3.5 Stars + excellent world-building, engineering ideas, and cautionary tale. + Kink springs, Cheshires, and generippers were well done. - Too many characters I didn't care about. I wanted to know more about the windup, but she got very little page time. - lots of graphic violence that seemed gra...
Mike Mullin, Author
Mike Mullin, Author rated it
5.0 Is Tuck Everlasting Historical Fantasy or Science Fiction?
This review will probably contain spoilers. Read on at your own risk. Tuck Everlasting is one of those books that I've been meaning to read. For 30 years. I've resisted until now because several people told me it was an extremely sad book. I'm not sure what book they were reading. Maybe there's...
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