27 Jan 2014 mikal   » (Journeyer)

The Long Earth




ISBN: 9780062068682
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Lana put me onto this book while on a trip to Texas, and I have to say I like it. This is very unlike the other Terry Pratchett books I've read, in that whilst it is occasionally amusing, it isn't really an attempt at humor. It is instead a relatively methodical examination of the impact of discovering a series of inhabitable earths a trivial amount of distance away from our own. I also have to say I like the ending, not in the sense of liking what happens, but in the sense that it wasn't a twee or overly convenient way to stop the book. A good read.

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Syndicated 2014-01-26 17:13:00 from stillhq.com : Mikal, a geek from Canberra living in Silicon Valley (no blather posts)

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