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Sight Unseen by Robert Goddard
Sight Unseen by Robert Goddard
Absorbing, but perhaps ultimately a bit of a let-down. I enjoyed the old-fashioned approach to storytelling. I think that is probably quite good fun writing such a novel, basically just throwing a few ideas up in the air, and then letting them settle. Some of the action in Jersey was a little difficult to fathom, as was the continuing involvement of a few of the more peripheral characters. But, generally I enjoyed reading this book.
Wool (Wool Trilogy 1) by Hugh Howey
Wool (Wool Trilogy 1) by Hugh Howey
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent, 22 Aug 2014
Very well written. I thoroughly enjoyed this book. The feeling of the silo was well established, only thing missing was perhaps some idea of the overall size; height between the floors, area of each floor etc. The lead character was very well established – noting that I was convinced that the author would turn out to be a woman writing under a man’s name for some reason – I thought the feminine perspective was so well handled. Like most good books, this one was interesting from the very first page.
Where the Devil Can't Go by Anya Lipska
Where the Devil Can't Go by Anya Lipska
The over-riding storyline around solidarity was very interesting. not so sure that the links to the London Police were as well handled. I also do not think that the continual use of Polish words (usually without enough clarity to allow translation) was required. A good first novel, but not really a very satisfying read.