Tag: Alastair Reynolds

Slow Bullets by Alastair Reynolds (book review).

March 30, 2017 | By | Reply More
Slow Bullets by Alastair Reynolds (book review).

‘Slow Bullets’ is the second of Alastair Reynolds’ novellas I’ve read recently, the other being ‘The Iron Tactician’ and, like that book, the scope of the tale comes across just as vast as his much fatter novels, with a sense of history and scale that place the tale as part of something far larger. In […]

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The Iron Tactician by Alastair Reynolds (book review).

February 8, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Iron Tactician by Alastair Reynolds (book review).

I haven’t read any of Alastair Reynolds’ previous stories about interplanetary traveller Merlin, but in ‘The Iron Tactician’ we have a novella of almost 100 pages that give enough hints about his background and that of the galaxy he inhabits to make previous knowledge unnecessary. The book is intriguing enough, though, that I now want […]

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On The Steel Breeze (Poseidon’s Children book 2) by Alastair Reynolds (book review).

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On The Steel Breeze (Poseidon’s Children book 2) by Alastair Reynolds (book review).

The trilogy is a strange creature and is constantly evolving. The original concept was to have three books all telling the same events but from radically different points of view. The framework was concise and enclosed. Then readers and publishers wanted more of characters they had come to love. Authors, too, discovered more that they […]

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