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Favourite sci-fi books?

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(... but sometimes you can't see the dork forest for all the geeks.) Smiley Very Happy


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Fantasy (unless magic counts as sci-fi?): At the moment in book 7 (of ~20) of Terry Goodkind.

 

Worlds_of_The_Golden_Queen got me reading again, a few years ago. Guess that is Sci-fi. Very good.

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@Jeff·Þ·Bohrer wrote:

Well, it all depends on YOUR point of view.

 

A. C. Clark, R. Asimov, R.A.H, Orsen Scott Card, et. al.  

 


 

I have a love-hate relationship with Orson Scott Card.  I loved the first 4 books of the Ender series... but I thought all of the Bean books were complete garbage.

 

Also, if any of you have children, I absolutely loved these books growing up.  They are the books that got me into sci-fi / fantasy in the first place.

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I just finished "The Three-Body problem". I liked it Smiley Happy Now i will pick another book from the many suggested ones Smiley Happy

 

edit: ah, there is the second book, The Dark Forest. So i continue with this Smiley Happy Now i have a few days holiday to read a bit more, just after attending NIDays Budapest. Claimed the 10 recertification points, and i just got the +3 years for my CLD Smiley Happy 

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@Blokk wrote:

I just finished "The Three-Body problem". I liked it Smiley Happy Now i will pick another book from the many suggested ones Smiley Happy

 

edit: ah, there is the second book, The Dark Forest. So i continue with this Smiley Happy Now i have a few days holiday to read a bit more, just after attending NIDays Budapest. Claimed the 10 recertification points, and i just got the +3 years for my CLD Smiley Happy 


With all that time on your hands you could spend it reading the context help for graph properties

 

(Sorry I, couldn't resist) Smiley Very Happy

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Indeed! 😂

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i found that fascinating

 

p.s.: 3rd book is also out already "Death's End" (in english translation)


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I just got this book: https://www.kameronhurley.com/writing/the-stars-are-legion/

Later I will give feedback whether it is good...

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The unincorporated man.

 

The best I've read in a long time.  Its got a few sequels as well that I haven't read yet, but I'm saving those for a time when I have a good long vacation.

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@Blokk wrote:

I just got this book: https://www.kameronhurley.com/writing/the-stars-are-legion/

Later I will give feedback whether it is good...


I almost finished the book. I like it! But you need a strong stomach, it is a kind of "bio-scifi" Smiley Happy Like a book version of a H. R. Giger art...

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