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10 thoughts on “Splinter

  1. says:

    This was supposed to be a SciFi book Instead it was a book that took a science fiction premise one that was unsuccessfully used by Jules Verne and used that to try to make a grandiose point about life I didn't care much for the grandiose point The science fiction was way off as well Heck it was so off that I couldn't beli

  2. says:

    This book is SO hard to get into The main character is totally unlikeable It doesn't help that he's a walking dick acts like one plus every woman he sees he's wondering how to get into her pants and talks about how badly he needs to get laid My

  3. says:

    I've only gotten about a third of the way into this one and have started reading something else so it may be a non finisher

  4. says:

    To me it didn’t seem like the author of this book really thought out the book before he wrote it Most of the time he wouldn’t r

  5. says:

    15 stars felt like author intended to write about a father son thingbut with the cult and the mystery of the wasted world outside and the nonsensical nature of staying in a house with people who believe the world has literally broken apart like tectonically broken and the crazy characters that well they're the followers of the cult leader so there's not much to empathize with in regards to their stories To give credit I liked how the boo

  6. says:

    Inspired by one of Jules Verne's less known books this is the story of what happens to a small group of people when a splinter of earth survives the destruction of the planet To be honest it's mostly the story of one middl

  7. says:

    Splinter is a reworking of the lesser known work Off on a Comet by Jules Verne that began life as a short story for an anthology However this is not just a simple reworking of the tropes used in Verne's story but a whole new approach in fact bo

  8. says:

    I'm definitely the target audience for this book exceedingly clever and imaginative thinking combined with the a

  9. says:

    I would've like this book a lot if it wasn't focused on sex sex sex All the main character thought about was sex

  10. says:

    The relations between father and son and reality and unreality form the core of this literary sf novel which is haunting mesmerizing and a page turner to boot I put sf in uotes because except for furthering the premise of the less well known Verne Hector Servadac or Off on a Comet the book has nothing to do with usual sf

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Characters Ù PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ Adam Roberts

Splinter

On He struggles with his skepticism and acceptance of the fact that he is part of the remnants of the human race on a splinter from the Eart I would ve like this book a lot if it wasn t focused on sex sex sex All the main character thought about was sex with seemingly every female that was present in the story He just went through what is purportedly the End of the World after an asteroid thing collided with the Earth and rather than focus on a character that s interested in the new world that s created we have Hector Junior I probably could ve gotten past Hector s sex obsession if he wasn t such a whiny baby about the whole thing He s a 38 year old going on 11 I finished this book merely to see if it would change at any point but it didn t

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Hector travels across America to visit his father on a ranch He discovers that he has constructed a cult who await the impact of an asteroid This book is SO hard to get into The main character is totally unlikeable It doesn t help that he s a walking dick acts like one plus every woman he sees he s wondering how to get into her pants and talks about how badly he needs to get laid My fiance gave up before the end of chapter one but I m trying to drag myself through it My hopes are not high081809 Finished it The last chapter or so is written in the future tense which is a weird and seemingly meaningless choice The ending was unsatisfying All in all it read like a book you have to read for class and this is coming from someone who majored in English and loved most of the books she read for class Maybe it would be interesting if I was reading it for class then we would be discussing and analyzing it But it is not an enjoyable sci fi read and I wouldn t recommend it Beyond the Pale unlikeable It doesn t help that he s a walking dick acts like one plus every woman he sees he s wondering how to get into her pants and talks about how badly he needs to get laid My fiance gave The Black Ice Score (Parker, up before the end of chapter one but I m trying to drag myself through it My hopes are not high081809 Finished it The last chapter or so is written in the future tense which is a weird and seemingly meaningless choice The ending was The Black Painting unsatisfying All in all it read like a book you have to read for class and this is coming from someone who majored in English and loved most of the books she read for class Maybe it would be interesting if I was reading it for class then we would be discussing and analyzing it But it is not an enjoyable sci fi read and I wouldn t recommend it

Characters Ù PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ Adam Roberts

However Hector is amazed when the section of Earth that the ranch is on suddenly breaks free from the rest of the planet during the collisi Inspired by one of Jules Verne s less known books this is the story of what happens to a small group of people when a splinter of earth survives the destruction of the planet To be honest it s mostly the story of one middle aged man who refuses to believe what has happened and of his coming to terms with it It s uite well written and does evoke the style of novels written in an earlier time but I found it a bit tedious and I really didn t like the ending Definitely my least favourite of the 10 or so Roberts books that I ve read 2 12 stars Electromyography for Experimentalists uite well written and does evoke the style of novels written in an earlier time but I found it a bit tedious and I really didn t like the ending Definitely my least favourite of the 10 or so Roberts books that I ve read 2 12 stars

  • Paperback
  • 252
  • Splinter
  • Adam Roberts
  • English
  • 04 July 2019
  • 9781844164905

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