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A. J. Poulter

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Helpful votes received on reviews: 73% (192 of 264)
Location: Edinburgh

 

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 13,372 - Total Helpful Votes: 192 of 264
Ancillary Justice (Imperial Radch) by Ann Leckie
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A rescue of a burned out ex-soldier, now junkie, builds slowly towards a clash with the ruthless powers that run a star-spanning empire in the far future. It is at core the story of a soldier's revenge for being used, but the pretty much exclusive use of the female gender works to keep things wrong-footing the reader. The use of people as slaved parts of war machines adds a level of cold horror to what is at heart an old-fashioned space opera.
Empty Space: A Haunting (Kefahuchi Tract Trilogy 3&hellip by M. John Harrison
The best way to understand this novel is to jump into your time machine and head back to the early 1960s and then skim through some of the 'New Wave' science fiction being written at the time. It eschewed any boundaries imposed by both science and writing style and explored whatever it wanted however it wanted. This novel's author was writing then and this book is heavily influenced by its 60s roots. Although being the third in a trilogy, (the earlier parts being Light and Nova Swing) do not expect any catch up notes nor even a conclusion to this novel,

The story goes like this this: Micheal Kearney was a quantum physicist who might have been responsible for the Kefachhchuchi… Read more
Alif the Unseen by G. Willow Wilson
Alif the Unseen by G. Willow Wilson
Slap together some present-day hacking in a Middle-Eastern setting with 'real' genies and you have this book. The story chugs along, and delivers the goods but seems too much 'made to measure' - almost as if it was generated by machine to hit a new target market revealed by data analysis...

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