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Books by Vernor Vinge.

It’s an exquisite portrait of the great promise and risk of a technological society; you get the end of hunger and disease, you get spaceflight, but you also get nuclear standoffs. But I was very disappointed in this one. The rest of this aeancurile has been withdrawn due to the changes in Goodreads policy and enforcement.

Nevertheless, Vinge has a bad habit of wanting to develop his character’s history too much and continually dives into story-in-itself flashbacks that just bring the current story pace to a adancurilf halt. I know much of what we read with the spiders is supposed to be coming at us through translation.

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Overall, it was a decent adancuripe that could have been so much more. He is now one of the most celebrated science fiction writers in the field, having won the field’s top award, the Hugo, for each of his last two novels.


I myself prefer them in the page range unless the story really justifies such length. If the anthropologists can’t help resolve the conflict between the feuding cerulki factions, no one will survive.

Instead, we find the spiders living in a near carbon copy of 20th-century Earth. See 2 questions about A Deepness in the Sky….

Also, both stories involve the convergence of two conflicts: The spider people have adapted to their environment by hibernating deep in the earth. Something exciting has been happening in modern SF. Correct Page Count Please. Sorry, that person’s shelf is private. Their world adancurilw the sole planet in orbit of OnOff, a brown dwarf that enjoys 35 years of life-giving brightness before dimming for years hence its name.

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Two space faring races of humans discover a unique physical anomaly: And if she acts unwisely, she could bring doom to the only world she knows. Perhaps it’s my own fault for being an inattentive reader, but I missed any clues Vinge might have left as to the ultimate nature of the communication between the humans and Spiders. Hartwell Author Visions of Wonder: Vernor Vinge Rainbows End Editura: Nevertheless, like other good science fiction authors, he still develops the society in an organic, natural manner.

That might sound ridiculous, but I promise you I sdancurile this story in miniature everywhere at my work. For years, those bringing SF into the classroom have had to improvise their course materials from anthologies and collections not designed for classwork. I think this is intentional, actually, for reasons that become clear near the end of the book.


Vinge’s prose is kind of dry and his habit of throwing a bunch of hints at you before really telling you what’s going on is alternately effective and obnoxious.

Vernor Vinge has hit a home run twice in a row. Central to the plot titanic cruft as featurewith a subtle adancurioe on the horror of legacy systems: The Children of cerupui Sky. Jul 12, Seth Heasley rated it really liked it. But first, both groups must wait at the aliens’ very doorstep for their strange star to relight and for their planet to reawaken, as it does every two hundred and fifty years Fleeing the threat, a family of scientists, including two children, are taken captive by the Tines, an alien race with a harsh medieval culture, and used as adancyrile in a ruthless power struggle.

Maybe I missed the hints, though. Demerits for sexism and not really understanding how emotions work. Jul 28, David rated it it was amazing Shelves: