Wormwood

Wormwood

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  • Title: Wormwood
  • Author: Terry Dowling Harlan Ellison
  • ISBN: 9781875346028
  • Page: 286
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      Posted by:Terry Dowling Harlan Ellison
      Published :2019-08-11T16:47:12+00:00

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    Pretty good.Frankly, this is the first Sci-Fi I've read. (Been mostly keeping to fantasy.)The book starts off with one of the most gripping character descriptions I've ever seen.I won't go into spoilers, but I've actually put the book down, looked out of the window and thought about what I read for a good five minutes. (Isn't that why we read books in the first place?)Wormwood is set in a somewhat apocalyptic future.Yes, Earth has been conquered and resettled with a variety of races, but that do [...]

    If one of the main points of science fiction is to evoke a sense of wonder, then these stories are the best. There is also Dowling's flair for depicting an intricate, exotic, much transformed Earth, yet carrying with an unmistakable aroma that this could be real.To make comparisons for those familiar with the field, Dowling:Lays down the basis for a future history on par with a Niven or Heinlein.Manages to convey a sense of the alien on the same order as Hal Clement.Portrays individuals having t [...]

    Very cool sci-fi. How do I describe this book? It's highly entertaining to read, highly thought provoking and incredibly allegorical. It will get you thinking about the nature of alien-ness. Er - if you can find a copy!

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