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Revelation Space
Revelation Space | Alastair Reynolds
Dr Dan Sylveste, an archaeologist who has for years been fascinated with the long-dead alien race the Amarantin, is about to discover something that could change the course of mankind. But before he can act on anything his wife is killed and he is captured when a coup sweeps across the planet Resurgam. Meanwhile, an astonishing ship bearing a crew of militaristic cyborgs and a kidnapped Gunnery Officer is bearing down on Resurgam, crossing light years of space to enlist Sylvestes help to save their metamorphosing Captain. Only Sylveste, or, more accurately, the software programme containing his fathers knowledge that he carries in his mind, can save the Captain. None of them can anticipate the cataclysm that will result when they meet, a cataclysm that will sweep through space and could determine the ultimate fate of humanity.
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Traci1
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February's #bookspinbingo. No blackout this month but got a fair bit knocked out. Many were off my physical tbr, so that's good.

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Traci1
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"Behold the wedding gun."

Ah, romance.

catsuit_mango :) I read it but I don't remember the wedding gun :D 10mo
Suet624 What the heck??? 10mo
Traci1 @catsuit_mango @Suet624 it was sort of a cross between a gun and a syringe. That they used to "shoot" the DNA of one spouse into the forehead? of the other. I think. This book is confusing. Not sure if wedding syringe is better than wedding gun, but ?‍♀️. 10mo
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Traci1
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I am definitely down for a long #readathon. My main goal is to finish Revelation Space. I've been sporadically reading it the past week and have only made it to about 100 pages in (of 600). I plan to tackle a few more as well, but this one will be my focus.

#FabulousFebruary @Andrew65

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Traci1
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Aims42 Lol, I love your tumbler 😂😂😂 10mo
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Lucy_Anywhere
Revelation Space | Alastair Reynolds
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#TBRPile 📚 “There was a razorstorm coming in. Sylveste stood on the edge of the excavation and wondered if any of his labours would survive the night.”

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Traci1
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Gonna dig into this one this morning while I wait for my daughter to get her covid shot.

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hybridhavoc
Revelation Space | Alastair Reynolds
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My intro to Alistair Reynolds. A whole lot of sci-fi in this sci-fi. Character work was not the best but the science aspect was phenomenal. Definitely recommend.

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Twainy
Revelation Space | Alastair Reynolds
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🎧📖 I wanted to LOVE this book

I read the 1st 4 chapters 3X, normally I enjoy a good dual timeline

I loved House of Suns

I wanted to like the assassin & was disappointed in the archeologist clone. I wanted to love a character or love hating 1 but nope

Besides being difficult to get into there‘s a chunk in the middle that‘s 💤

If you enjoyed anything by this author you should give this a try as the 1st in a series

Super hard sci-fi

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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hybridhavoc
Revelation Space | Alastair Reynolds

Started reading Revelation Space. Listening to the audiobook. Not sure if it's an issue with the material or with the narrator but so far I find my attention drifting a lot. The audio levels are also not great, with one syllable of each word highly emphasized and the rest sort of dropping off. Not sure if I'm imagining that or if it's just an accent thing.

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RamsFan1963
Revelation Space | Alastair Reynolds
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I am posting one book per day from my extensive to-be-read collection. No description or reason for wanting to read the book. Some are old and some will be new. Don't judge me - I have a lot of books.
Day 90

#tbrmountain #bookbuyingdiet

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speljamr
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GenreFictionFan99
Revelation Space | Alastair Reynolds

Reading this at the moment and looking forward to seeing how it develops. I haven't read much by him before.

mikolsic I really enjoyed this sci-fi trilogy. While I don't like Reynolds' writing as much as I do, say, Peter F. Hamilton's, I did really appreciate the emphasis on “hard science.“ (edited) 3y
johncadams That's certainly fair comment. 3y
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KSNAP
Revelation Space | Alastair Reynolds
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Revelation Space is possibly the most criminally underrated hard sci-fi book published in the last few decades. The series spans thousands of years, and yet you get to develop deep relationships with several of the characters. It's brilliant and feels less speculative than a lot of sci-fi.

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ctboeheim
Revelation Space | Alastair Reynolds
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Mehso-so

A grand space saga with tons of interesting ideas, puzzles to unravel, and alien civilizations to discover. However it is flawed by unlikeable cardboard characters speaking stilted dialog. The main character's wife is clearly meant to be a major character as well, for instance, but is such a cipher that it's hard to tell why. Too much exposition is told rather than developed and is doled out at strange intervals. Good Science, not so good Fiction.

ctboeheim A note on the Kindle version: random punctuation marks like. periods and apostrophes in' the middle of sentences appear often enough to be distracting. 3y
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DuckOfDoom
Revelation Space | Alastair Reynolds
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This book was so packed with sci-fi mystery I still can't believe it all fit in there... I had so much fun thinking about explanations as the story evolved!

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Beckys_Books
Revelation Space | Alastair Reynolds
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Bailedbailed

Can't finish the book. Don't understand the plot, can't follow the back and forth in time, can't keep names and places straight. This is why I don't read a lot of sci-fi. I'm giving up at only 69 pages in.

But the cheerios were good.

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Beckys_Books
Revelation Space | Alastair Reynolds
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A co-worker loaned me this obviously beloved book. I don't think I damaged it, but I feel like I should try to buy him a new copy of the same edition. It's not really my type of book, but I'm laboring through it so I can give it back to him before I transfer to my new job.

RadicalReader @Beckys_Books nothing more appreciated than well loved books no treasure more terrific 5y
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Beckys_Books
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A recommendation from one of my employees. Loaned him Dark Matter in exchange and plan to read it while on vacation next week.

I love learning what other people like to read. It's like a window into their personalities.

Lylah I agree! I bought this book recently on a sci-fi kick. 5y
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