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Ian McDonald

3.84 of 5 Votes: 2
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Books by Ian McDonald
The Dervish House (2010)
language
English
3.84 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: Too much mind, not enough heart. There's a lot of economics techno-babble. The kid is annoying. There's only that one character that I really liked - the Greek ex-professor. By mind, I mean, ideas, and one interesting concept there is 'techno-jihad.' Lots of good historical refer...
Cyberabad Days (2009)
language
English
series
3.97 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: A look at the post-singularity world as it affects India. This isn't an novel, but an anthology of novellas/novelettes featuring a variety of characters as they confront of world of artificial intelligences (aeais) and transhumanism from a Hindu perspective. This is not an easy r...
Planesrunner (2011)
language
English
series
3.65 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: Everett Singh's father is kidnapped right in front of him. Turns out, Papa Singh was working on a project involving parallel universes and has left Everett the Infundibulum, the map of 10 to the 80th power parallel universes. Only other people are after it and Everett leaps thr...
Dervish House, The (2012)
language
English
3.84 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: I discovered this book through the "recommendations" here on goodreads.com. Usually anything remotely Sci-Fi isn't my thing but it was impossible to resists a book set in Istanbul so I dove in. I was very pleasantly surprised; not only at the quality of the writing but also wit...
Síkvándor (2000)
language
English
series
3.65 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: I can start right away by saying that I really enjoyed this book. ‘Planesrunner’ is a fascinating steampunk/electropunk book with a minor focus on science that’s full of action and great characters. It is meant for a Young Adult audience, but is perfectly enjoyable for adults too...
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