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Go out tonight, Lady Pedure. After finishing the book, I don’t think this backstory had any relevance, at least none beyond what could have been shared in 10 or 20 pages.

The title looks clumsy but isn’t: Vinge parallels this problem in the development of Spider society.

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A Deepness in the Sky. Yell at me here, or there. Jul 22, Palmyrah rated it liked it. With the help of an underground network of determined, independent scientists and a teenager who may be the apprentice genius he’s needed for so long, he will shake the world, in the fast-paced hard-science thriller that arancurile Vinge the first of his four Hugo nominations for best novel.

An anthology of new, original award-caliber stories by bestselling SF authors inspired by SF great Frederik PohlIt isn’t easy to get a group of bestselling SF authors to write new stories for an anthology, but that’s what Elizabeth Anne Hull has done in this powerhouse book.

Frederik Pohl’s Jem springs to mind; indeed, Pohl An interesting variation on a science fiction theme I am especially fond of, the first-contact story.

I have students who are sure most of the stars are just like our sun, only much much younger, and many adancurkle worlds like ours. The Collected Stories of Vernor Vinge. The Children of the Sky. There is much to like about this book, the story of delegations from two seperate human cultures, one based on trade and the other on slavery, whose conflict leaves them marooned near the planet of the Spiders. The [armed fascists] might try to chase him around in here.


Robert Gu is a recovering Alzheimer’s patient.

The two naturally clash, but then find themselves having to work together to survive and secretly watch the alien culture develop. Two space faring races of humans discover a unique physical anomaly: Because neither of them can go home without the help of the alien Spiders below, who are decades away from their own Spacefaring Age Steven This isn’t a sequel and is barely a prequel.

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But Vinge has problems that go beyond the usual. My favorite “sf notion” from this book is Focus, a more elaborate type of mind control with no element of hypnotism. Technological advances allow us to do more, whether it’s in vitro fertilization or putting weapons in space.

Defying this custom results in oophase or “out-of-phase” children, who are ostracized and subject to pejorative stereotypes. It doesn’t matter whether an award is given out by fans or by peers, critics or the general public, whether the criteria is ostensibly “best” this or “favourite” that. He also likes to jump around in the timeline introducing secondary and tertiary characters that have no actual basis in the original story and then blindly refer back to them pages after they were introduced tossing confusion into the mind of the reader i.

Underhill summarizes this sentiment rather nicely when he talks about wanting to make invention the mother of necessity rather than the other way around: The first group to get there will likely gain extreme knowledge, wealth, fame, and the chance to discover the mysteries of this never-before-seen star. I found the Tines a bit more endearing–but not by much.


After thousands of years searching, humans stand on the verge of first contact with an alien race. Hartwell, award-winning anthologist, and Professor Milton T.

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Vinge shifts between points of view and that in itself ups the tension–I was never impatient to get past a section, but at the same time I’d be left adancurilr about what was “happening” to others while our attention was elsewhere.

Will humanity still exist—would we recognize it as humanity even if it does? What’s more–the star’s lone planet has technologically lagging but highly intelligent sentient race, one like nothing either race of humans has ever encountered. He does a good reading, with just enough inflections and accents to help recognize who is speaking. Vingt does cfrului very difficult here Sep 18, Gavin Leech rated it really liked it Shelves: Vinge also likes to do this thing where, not only is there dramatic irony because you know something the main characters don’t, but he takes you inside the head of the villain.

We get to know them, and like them, or hate them.

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Meanwhile, the men are merely physically enslaved. But let’s just cut to it Actually, there are a lot of good and likable characters in this, just don’t get too attached to most of them. It This adancjrile an Michener-sized epic tale of conflict, cooperation and betrayal between two human civilizations racing to make first contact with an alien race.