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Commented on Starfish

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Thu, 31 Dec 2009 23:53:28 +0100

Wow. I have not read cyberpunk so engaging, so dark, and so well developed in years. I could not put this series (Starfish, Maelstrom, Behemoth) down - I finished them in a weekend. A week later, I still find myself going over the nuances of the world portrayed in these books.

The ideas, while comfortably within the bounds of traditional cyberpunk, show a flair for detail and an imagination that happily convinced me to suspend my disbelief almost immediately. Once I was engrossed in the world,… (more)


Commented on The Mind Like A Strange Balloon

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brainycat
Thu, 31 Dec 2009 23:34:10 +0100

This story involves the beginning the SenTrax Aleph, which figures so prominently in one of my most favorite stories ever, "Snake Eyes". I read Snake Eyes first, so this felt more like background info, and it's hard to give the story a fair chance. If you like cyberpunk at all, this is definitely worth a read.