I don’t think this book had the desired effect.
If the sentence “Baxter did a Stapeldon” makes sense to you, you will enjoy this review.
The word of the day is: Malthusian
The problem with predicting how society will go wrong based on what is wrong now is that it assumes all the factors will stay the same. Whoops.
Here is a thought – The Bobiverse is nerd-cred done right.
This book is meant to be a critique of the newest form of post-modern philosophy, and what it ultimately morphed into.
I once thought that reviewing a longer series would be a good idea, but as I got on with this one I felt that there were diminishing returns.
Reading this made me realize that my brain just won’t register horror in any normal way.
David Crystal wrote a nice little coffee-table of linguistic factoid.