Publish date: September 28th 2009
Publisher: Tantor Media
Edition language: English
Series: Revelation Space
Galactic North is Alastair Reynolds' second collection of short stories (the first being Zima Blue) and the only one of the two to be set in his Revelation Space universe. The stories tell some of the bigger pieces of the RS universe history and a few questions, but all in all I didn't find myself t...
This is thin fare. I dislike short stories for my science fiction and bought this by mistake. Still I like the revelation space opera and so gave it a go. The initial story was promising and provided some interesting backstory for the earlier books I had read. But the stories became thinner and thin...
Most of the stories in the collection were fairly good. The title story of the collection was good, but I wish Reynolds had worked it in with Absolution Gap instead of writing it separately.
Just re-read a few stories, every time I read Reynolds it makes me like him more
This collection is a must for fans of Reynolds' Revelation Space novels, having stories ranging along the time-line of the future from 200 to 40,000 years in the future and featuring Nevil Clavain, Remontoire and Felka. Greenfly, Jugglers and events consequent on Diamond Dogs also appear. This proba...
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