Category Archives: space opera

Well worth it – The Knife of Never Letting go by Patrick Ness

This book has one of the best first lines ever: “The first thing you find out when yer dog learns to talk is that dogs don’t got nothing much to say. About anything.”
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Peter F Hamilton interview in the Guardian today

Check out Master of his universe, an interview by the Guardian on Peter F Hamilton (you can also listen to the podcast). Choice quote: “Um, to somebody who has never ever read it [science fiction] before I would suggest I’m not … Continue reading

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Marianne de Pierres – Dark Space

This is a fabulous book by a great author – Marianne de Pierres. If you like any of the Parrish Plessis novels you will enjoy this one. It’s very different from the Parrish Plessis world, but like those novels rich … Continue reading

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Saturn Returns – Sean Williams

This is great – go out and get a copy now, I couldn’t put it down Orbit describes it as a “space opera balancing cosmic-level threats with a very human murder mystery”. I think its a fast paced guns-a-blazing-mystery dealing … Continue reading

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