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Edinburgh SF Book Group (2008-2009)

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The Road
The Road
"Back on the road with the Edinburgh SF Book Group's booklist. This month's book will be familiar to many (I'd already read it) and is defintely worth reading if you can stomach its bleakness."
The Chrysalids (Penguin Modern Classics)
The Chrysalids (Penguin Modern Classics)
"I think I was the only one who hadn't read this one before - I enjoyed it except for the ending."
Watchmen
Watchmen
"Our first graphic novel in a while and it's one that kick-started the new age of comics."
A Fire Upon The Deep (GOLLANCZ S.F.)
A Fire Upon The Deep (GOLLANCZ S.F.)
"A larger book than usual, but most who started it finished it - a 90s classic with some fantastically realized aliens."
Selected Tales (Penguin Popular Classics)
Selected Tales (Penguin Popular Classics)
"This one Poelerized the group... since it's xmas we just did one - "The Fall of the House of Usher""
Harm
Harm
"A first choice for our newest member, but for me the pain (of having to read this) couldn't be over fast enough"
Survivors
Survivors
"Ironically I had the flu so couldn't attend the book group for this one. I did read it though: was OK, but read like a TV script"
The Physiognomy
The Physiognomy
"Much better than the cover led me to believe: we all thought this was quite good but not astounding."
Galapagos
Galapagos
"I missed this, but K says: Some enjoyed it, some didn't, but the major split was over whether it would be a good thing if the human race gave up torture & literature and moved on to just eating fish."
The Unlimited Dream Company (Paladin Books)
The Unlimited Dream Company (Paladin Books)
"Sweet dreams Mr. Ballard."