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Absolution Gap, Alastair Reynolds (Orion Publishing, 2003)

Absolution Gap, by Alastair Reynolds, is the final installment in the Inhibitor Trilogy set in his Revelation Space universe. While I enjoyed reading this book, I didn’t enjoy finishing it; it did not quite give me the sense of closure that I had hoped for. Even so, it remains a very good read. (for a more in depth review go to http://www.sophyanempire.wordpress.com) Continue reading

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The Prefect, Alistair Reynolds (US:Ace/UK: Gollancz)

A review of The Prefect, by Alistair Reynolds (Science Fiction, New Space Opera, Espionage, Mystery, Ripping Yarn, Strong Characters): The Prefect is a stand alone novel and the most recent offering by Reynolds in his Revelation Space Universe. It is also arguably his best novel to date. Continue reading

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