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Steppenwolf (Paperback, German language, 1974, Suhrkamp Verlag) 4 stars

»Harry Haller ist in das kulturlose und unmenschliche Inferno unserer prunkenden und lärmenden Gegenwart vorgedrungen …

Not quite sure what to make of it

4 stars

Some parts of this express disgusting, extremely racist sentiments (I'm still not sure to what extent this is considered bad 'in universe'). Other parts of this are extremely fun. It also, as all Hermann Hesse, gives you a lot to think about. In the end, I am happy to have read it.

Blindsight (2006, Tor Books) 4 stars

It's been two months since a myriad of alien objects clenched about the Earth, screaming …

Fun but not scary

4 stars

I originally picked this up because it was supposed to be a horror novel. In the end, it was not scary but it did have fascinating world building and discussed some interesting ideas. Recommended!