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Yellow Blue Tibia: A Novel by Adam Roberts

In 1946, a group of Soviet SF authors are gathered together by Stalin and told to invent a credible threat from space that would bind together the Soviet people and give them an external threat to struggle against once capitalism had been finally defeated. 156 more words

Jack Glass (2012) by Adam Roberts

Following the antics of one Adam Roberts on Twitter, and on his blog Sibilant Fricative, has impelled me to purchase a few of his many, numerous, (rushed?) novels. 974 more words

Science Fiction

Review: Jack Glass, Adam Roberts

Here’s an interesting specimen. What’s to be made of Adam Roberts’ BSFA-award winning novel Jack Glass (Gollancz, 2012)? Jack Glass is part murder mystery, part golden age science fiction, without being wholly either. 681 more words

Book Reviews

Weekly Reading List: 1/11/15- 1/17/15

I know, I know, it’s late- but this weekend was my birthday weekend, so… yeah. 9 books isn’t a bad week at all, these days. 313 more words

Brandon Sanderson

Salt by Adam Roberts

This is a story of space colonisation that goes dreadfully wrong, as two dominant groups of colonists go to war on a hostile planet.

The bulk of the story is told from the points of view of two of the leading characters in each faction. 452 more words

On by Adam Roberts

A bit of a let-down, this (especially after Roberts’ debut, ‘Salt’). The setting is intriguing; a world where everyone lives on ledges on a massive wall, which is all the world seems to consist of. 368 more words