Django Wexler – The Thousand Names

In general ma atrag scriitorii care stiu sa-mi trezeasca interesul din primele pagini ale unui volum, si, chiar daca undeva scartaie o rotita in constructia cartii, pina la urma exista ceva sanse sa trec cu vederea la final. Am incercat sa citesc si eu Gardens of the Moons, in original,…

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Peter V. Brett – The Daylight War

Si s-a dus si The Daylight War. Nenea Brett demonstreaza ca poate scrie trei carti echilibrate ca si continut una fata de cealalta, si nu lasa impresia ca unul este mai slab decat altul. E clar ca nu este exact George R.R. Martin, care, daca analizam, oricum are si el defectele…

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Premiile Locus 2010

Premiile Locus 2010: BEST SF NOVEL: Boneshaker, Cherie Priest (Tor) BEST FANTASY NOVEL: The City & The City, China Miéville (Del Rey; Macmillan UK) BEST FIRST NOVEL: The Windup Girl, Paolo Bacigalupi (Night Shade)!!! BEST YOUNG ADULT BOOK: Leviathan, Scott Westerfeld (Simon Pulse; Simon & Schuster UK) BEST NOVELLA: The…

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The City & The City – China Mieville

Cred ca toata lumea stie de acum cam pe despre ce e vorba in romanul lui China Mieville, The City & The City. Actiunea se desfasoara de-a lungul a doua orase invecinate, din sud-estul Europei, Beszel si Ul Qoma. Pina acum nimic nou, insa particularitatea consta in faptul ca aceste…

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The Black Lung Captain: Tales of the Ketty Jay[2] vs. Kraken

Darian Frey is down on his luck. He can barely keep his squabbling crew fed and his rickety aircraft in the sky. Even the simplest robberies seem to go wrong. It’s getting so a man can’t make a dishonest living any more. Enter Captain Grist. He’s heard about a crashed…

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