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Commented on Invisible Armies

Sun, 29 Jan 2012 16:47:47 +0100

Brilliant reading. Evil corporations, environmental activists, murders, sprinkled with tech and hacking – all in one book.

If one has read “Night of Knives”, it is easy at the beginning to see a similar pattern – a personal violent experience is just a warm up for the real plot. But same as in “NoK”, after the initial scene all bets are off, anything can happen. Jon Evans is really good in using turning points – as soon as one thinks the next step can be predicted, a new event turns… (more)

Commented on Stars Rain Down

Fri, 06 Jan 2012 20:31:58 +0100

Brilliant book. Good story, and very well told. One of the better Sci-Fi books I've read in months. CC license is a cherry on the top :)

In few points the story looks like it's getting into "humans vs. aliens " set of common cliches. In few places you may think the story becomes otherwise predictable. But every time this happens, the next page makes you go "oh, I see..."

Quite complex and consistent world is presented piece by piece, it being a background to the actual plot rather than a main reason… (more)