14 Feb 2013 mikal   » (Journeyer)

Redshirts




ISBN: 9780765334797
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I was super excited to get my hands on the latest John Scalzi book because I've really liked his previous stuff. Unfortunately while this book is fun I feel that the underlying concept is pretty weak... Its more of a toy boy than something which makes you think, which is a disappointment to me.

Don't get me wrong, the overall execution is good, but the book feels lazily plotted, much like a badly done Harry Harrison does. So, if that sort of thing annoys you, give this one a miss.

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Syndicated 2013-02-14 01:08:00 from stillhq.com : Mikal, a geek from Canberra living in Silicon Valley (no blather posts)

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