Children of Time (The Children of Time Novels)

August 29, 2019 - Comment

A race for survival among the stars… Humanity’s last survivors escaped earth’s ruins to find a new home. But when they find it, can their desperation overcome its dangers? Who will inherit this new Earth?

A race for survival among the stars… Humanity’s last survivors escaped earth’s ruins to find a new home. But when they find it, can their desperation overcome its dangers? Who will inherit this new Earth?

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Anonymous says:

Really enjoyed this. With detailed and fascinating world-building and a … Really enjoyed this. With detailed and fascinating world-building and a fantastically well-drawn ‘alien’ perspective (and an AI viewpoint thrown in for good measure), it’s long, takes its own time to get to a satisfying and surprising conclusion and I found it utterly satisfying. The freshest piece of hard sci-fi I’ve read in years. It’s got spaceships, terraforming, conflict, suspended animation, lots of time passing and characters that you build a relationship with, despite their many…

Anonymous says:

A masterclass of modern science fiction. Quite simply a stunning piece of work. I’m a fussy reader and have struggled to find anything to compare with the best of Asimov, Clarke, Bear and Bradbury (etc), but this book was the first I’ve read in a long time that I couldn’t wait to get back to between reading sessions.Who’d have thought it possible to conceive of a civilisation of spiders that feels entirely realistic in its construction and how it evolves over time? By sensitive, imaginative writing and the clever trick of…

Anonymous says:

Don’t bother with this one. I bought this book (and several others) in a bit of a rush as holiday reads, and I’ve learnt several things from doing just that.1- Just because Amazon has been recommending this book to me for several months does not make it a good book.2- Having an award mentioning Arthur C Clarke does not make it a good book.3- Viewer ratings mean nothing, including mine.This book is boring, repetitive and ultimately unimaginative. I’ve managed to persist to the end but even so I…

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