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Zoe's Tale - John Scalzi
Zoe's Tale
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2.50 10
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781447295358 (1447295358)
ASIN: 1447295358
Publisher: Tor Books
Edition language: English
Series: Old Man's War (#4)
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3.0 Review of Zoe's Tale by John Scalzi
I really enjoyed this quick read. I might have rated it higher if it was a story on its own, but this fourth book in the Old Man's War series tells the same exact story as the previous book, but from the point of view of a different character. I loved the read from this new perspective, but there w...
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2.5 Zoe's Tale, John Scalzi
Scalzi admits that this book arose from complaints about two plot holes in the previous volume of the series, giving us the same story from the perspective of the former protagonist's daughter. Initially this is boring because, despite a convincingly different (i.e. teenage girl's as opposed to her ...
After enjoying the first three books of Old Man’s War, I decided to read Zoe’s Tale even though I was familiar with a common complaint of its detractors– specifically that it tells the same story as book three. But like the optimist I sometimes pretend to be, I thought this one would still be enjoya...
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3.0 Zoe's Tale (Old Man's War, #4)
I'm not a huge fan of stories that re-tell other stories. There's a trend going on where modern writers re-tell fairy tales from a different perspective, with varying degrees of success ("Snow, Glass, Apples" is that sort of thing done right; Maleficent isn't), but when a writer re-tells one of his...
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I've been a big fan of Scalzi ever since Old Man's War, but I was slightly worried that Zoe's Tale would be a some milking of The Last Colony, which is a POV change of that novel. I'm not entirely certain it was necessary, except for the fact that it develops what might have been a serious dues ex m...
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