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Titan - John Varley
Titan
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Twenty years ago, the Gaean Trilogy dazzled critics and readers. Now a new generation will discover that brilliant world--beginning with Titan.
Twenty years ago, the Gaean Trilogy dazzled critics and readers. Now a new generation will discover that brilliant world--beginning with Titan.
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780441813049 (0441813046)
Publisher: Ace
Pages no: 309
Edition language: English
Series: The Gaea Trilogy (#1)
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Wanda's Book Reviews
Wanda's Book Reviews rated it
3.5 Titan / John Varley
A scientific expedition to the planet Saturn in 2025, aboard the ship Ringmaster, discovers a strange satellite in orbit around the planet. Commanding the ship is Cirocco Jones, a tall NASA career woman, aided by astronomer Gaby Plauget, the clone twin physicists April and August Polo, pilot Eugene ...
Clouds' Cloudscapes
Clouds' Cloudscapes rated it
3.0
Christmas 2010: I realised that I had got stuck in a rut. I was re-reading old favourites again and again, waiting for a few trusted authors to release new works. Something had to be done.On the spur of the moment I set myself a challenge, to read every book to have won the Locus Sci-Fi award. That’...
Tower of Iron Will
Tower of Iron Will rated it
2.0
Take a giant alien construct like Niven's Ringworld, add some bizarre engineered lifeforms like in Chalker's Well World, mix in a sexually adventurous female lead straight out of late period Heinlein and you've got Titan. It is not a bad Science Fiction novel, but it is kind of embarrassing in the ...
Bookstooge's Reviews On the Road
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1.0 Titan
A complete piece of trash from the late 70's. A spaceship encounters a huge thing and end up crashing on it. An artificial world. A quest to find the guiding intelligence behind it. Madness, perversion and drugs. Basically, this story boiled down to hardcore feminism, lesbians and cocaine. Oh yeah...
spocksbro
spocksbro rated it
While it's true that I have plenty of never-before-read fiction on the To Read shelf, I've been hankering recently to reread this series, one of my favorites.Not only does it have one of my favorite characters - Cirocco Jones, subsequently the Wizard of Gaea - but also one of my favorite alien races...
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