Tag: Alastair Reynolds

Eversion by Alastair Reynolds (book review).

May 26, 2022 | By | 1 Reply More
Eversion by Alastair Reynolds (book review).

Alastair Reynolds was a little-known contemporary of Jonathan Swift and Daniel Dafoe. His only novel of note was the seagoing adventure ‘Eversion’, which followed the crew of the sailing ship […]

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Inhibitor Phase (Revelation Space book 7) by Alastair Reynolds (book review).

August 26, 2021 | By | Reply More
Inhibitor Phase (Revelation Space book 7) by Alastair Reynolds (book review).

The arrival of a new ‘Revelation Space’ book from Alastair Reynolds is always quite an event and this is no exception. ‘Inhibitor Phase’ is intended to be readable as a […]

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Bone Silence (Revenger trilogy book 3) by Alastair Reynolds (book review).

April 29, 2020 | By | Reply More
Bone Silence (Revenger trilogy book 3) by Alastair Reynolds (book review).

Space Opera was a term coined in the 1930s and related to fictional adventures set almost entirely off-planet. Spaceships ignored the problems of relativity and crossed huge voids in days […]

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Shadow Captain (Revenger series book 2) by Alastair Reynolds (book review).

December 27, 2019 | By | Reply More
Shadow Captain (Revenger series book 2) by Alastair Reynolds (book review).

There are two schools of thought regarding space travel in fiction. One is to stick to the science as we know it and keep the space-going vessels below the speed […]

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Elysium Fire by Alastair Reynolds (book review).

January 25, 2018 | By | Reply More
Elysium Fire by Alastair Reynolds (book review).

I have found all of Alastair Reynolds’ ‘Revelation Space’ books and short stories to be wonderfully atmospheric and perpetually gripping and, out of all of them, the standalone novel ‘The […]

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Slow Bullets by Alastair Reynolds (book review).

March 30, 2017 | By | Reply More
Slow Bullets by Alastair Reynolds (book review).

‘Slow Bullets’ is the second of Alastair Reynolds’ novellas I’ve read recently, the other being ‘The Iron Tactician’ and, like that book, the scope of the tale comes across just […]

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The Iron Tactician by Alastair Reynolds (book review).

February 8, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Iron Tactician by Alastair Reynolds (book review).

I haven’t read any of Alastair Reynolds’ previous stories about interplanetary traveller Merlin, but in ‘The Iron Tactician’ we have a novella of almost 100 pages that give enough hints […]

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On The Steel Breeze (Poseidon’s Children book 2) by Alastair Reynolds (book review).

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On The Steel Breeze (Poseidon’s Children book 2) by Alastair Reynolds (book review).

The trilogy is a strange creature and is constantly evolving. The original concept was to have three books all telling the same events but from radically different points of view. […]

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