February 2012 SF BOTM: The Recollection by Gareth Powell

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  1. Hobbit

    Hobbit Administrator Staff Member

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    A recent publication, this, from September 2011

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    From Rob's review:

    Agree/disagree? Discuss!

    Mark
     
  2. Ropie

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    I haven't started this one yet but this instantly puts me off - not another card playing loser we have to follow round the galaxy? :rolleyes: Seriously, I'll probably get round to this one as apart from that it does sound quite good and the comparisons with Brown are positive.
     
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    I was surprised how "meh" this book read to me as I liked some of the author's ss. Nothing really worked - the characters interactions seem forced and the dialogue out of "golden age" sf, while the sfnal part had promise but then stumbled into predictability. Overall quite a disappointing book though it was still readable.