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Book Review: Beyond The Veil Of Stars by Robert Reed

This 1994 science fiction book from Robert Reed deals with a first contact with extraterrestrials. Like Contact, and Arrival, it integrates the interstellar contact closely into a personal vehicle. You follow the story of a quack scientist researching alien encounters … Continue reading

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Uncanny Valley Digest: The Left Hand Of Darkness

Last night’s The Left Hand Of Darkness discussion turned the genre on its head! A bevy of enthusiastic readers pitched in to rock some pizza and admire the handiwork of this deep and multifaceted novel. In precisely the way Bacigalupi does … Continue reading

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Uncanny Valley Digest: Shadow Of The Torturer

Last night’s Shadow Of The Torturer discussion jingled and jangled! The book itself has lofty goals, and the prose style conveys them allusively. The tone of this book is equal in formality to Canticle For Leibowitz. High praise coming from … Continue reading

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