A highly acclaimed book of short stories.
Better than the middle novel but still not nearly as good as the first, this final installment still feels very peripheral to Oryx and Crake.
If the sentence “Baxter did a Stapeldon” makes sense to you, you will enjoy this review.
The word of the day is: Malthusian
Here is a thought – The Bobiverse is nerd-cred done right.
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.
Cloud Atlas made me want to reread a certain classic.
Sometimes as you read a sequel you just hope beyond hope that it wasn’t a marketing departments decision.
The ship of Theseus is a pretty applicable bit of philosophy. Here’s a thought: are you the same reader you were 20 years ago?
Some books are more akin to fast food than a proper meal.