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Ringworld (1970) 3 stars

Ringworld is a 1970 science fiction novel by Larry Niven, set in his Known Space …


3 stars

I still don't know what to make of this. Many aspects of this book were stylistically different from what I am used to, so I am mainly left a little confused. It is interesting for sure, though.

The City of Dreaming Books (2008, Overlook Press) 4 stars

Optimus Yarnspinner inherits a manuscript by an unknown writer. To track down the author, he …

Corny but good

4 stars

I read this in the original German, so I can't speak for the quality of the translation. Most of the time, this book is funny (usually witty) but it can also sometimes get a little extra. The most solid part of this book is the world building, which is not super realistic (although consistent) but always wild and surprising.