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A Memory Called Empire : Book Review

A Memory Called Empire by Arkady Martine      ★★★✰✰ 3 stars Yet another example of great concept, poor execution. A Memory Called Empire is an ambitious first instalment. Sadly, the interesting topics and discussions approached by the novel were diminished by an unclear world-building and by a monotone storyline. “Three Seagrass gave Mahit a look […]

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Luna & Wolf Moon by Ian McDonald

LUNA A review by The Guardian of Luna perfectly captures the novel’s content by calling it a ‘cut-throat soap opera in space’ in which ‘Mafia-style mining families’ clash with one another.  Ian McDonald’s has written a vicious and intense story populated by an array of brutally fierce families that compete against each other to exploit […]

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