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Aurora by Kim Stanley Robinson (book review).

June 5, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
Aurora by Kim Stanley Robinson (book review).

For anyone who doesn’t already know his work, Kim Stanley Robinson is one of the most well-respected living authors of hard Science Fiction in the world, perhaps most famous for his detailed depiction of the process of colonising another planet in his award-winning ‘Mars’ trilogy (1992-1996). ‘Aurora’ comes from the same vein of realistic space […]

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2312 by Kim Stanley Robinson (book review).

June 28, 2016 | By | Reply More
2312 by Kim Stanley Robinson (book review).

As any good middle manager will tell you, spotting problems is easy. The challenge and the creativity is in finding the solutions. The easy way, the lazy way, is to point at everything wrong with the world and go all chicken little. In my gloomier moments, I suspect that the current vogue for dystopian SF […]

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Shaman by Kim Stanley Robinson (book review).

September 25, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Shaman by Kim Stanley Robinson (book review).

‘Shaman’ is the story of Loon, a young man who comes of age thirty-two thousand years ago, in the Palaeolithic era. At the beginning of the book, he is stripped naked, pushed out into the rain and told not to come back for two weeks. He is on his shaman wander. Staying alive is his […]

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