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Ascension Point (2012) 10 kappaletta, 5 arvostelua

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Kanoninen nimi
Harris, Dan
Virallinen nimi
Harris, Daniel
Syntymäaika
1985-01-10
Sukupuoli
male
Kansalaisuus
UK
Lyhyt elämäkerta
Dan is an author, blogger, software engineer, and superhero-movie enthusiast. He currently lives in Sao Paulo, Brazil, with his beautiful wife and a wine rack that keeps emptying mysteriously.

Dan writes stories about special people who do amazing things and always have time for a witty remark. Sometimes these people are heroic. Sometimes they aren't.

ASCENSION POINT is his first novel. The follow-up, VENUS RISING, will be released in 2013.

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This review was written for LibraryThing Member Giveaways.
This was a very well written Science Fiction novel. Like most first novels there is a lot of character development that really gets you attached to the characters. This book sets the scene for the rest of the books and I can't wait to see where the story goes from here. I really enjoyed this book!
 
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spacechick365 | 4 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jun 10, 2014 |
This review was written for LibraryThing Member Giveaways.
The first chapter almost turned me away from this book, but I'm glad I kept on reading. Very enjoyable reading, although there could be a bit more details to flesh out the story.
 
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Guide2 | 4 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Feb 20, 2014 |
This review was written for LibraryThing Member Giveaways.
Ascension Point is a well written and entertaining science fiction novel with all the ingredients of classic space opera - ancient and extinct races, galactic war, implacable enemies and amazing future technology. Yet despite this the story focuses less on the conflict (which takes up less than a quarter of the text) and more on the journey of the characters as they get there.

The initial chapters introduce a bewildering assortment of human players and civilisations, and if not read in a single sitting can be a bit overwhelming. Yet once the threads of the characters are woven together the book finds its stride, taking the reader on a breakneck journey through the outer reaches of the galaxy that is well worth reading.… (lisätietoja)
 
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Will-Hart | 4 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Mar 30, 2013 |
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Ascension Point is my kind of reading. Four young leaders are gathered together and invited to go on a quest. Each leader represents a different faction of a future humanity: a Titan from a warrior group, a Senator from the Commonwealth, a Seryn with her abilities to read and influence the minds of others, and a Collective, whose rationality is informed by being part of a web of knowledge.

Each is a little different from their fellows in their home group. The warrior must learn compassion; the politician must learn loyalty, the Seryn must learn toughness and the Collective must learn how to sacrifice his individuality. None of their choices are as simple as I describe them: the pleasure of the novel is learning how each must grow in self-understanding and grow together as a group.

The climactic battle is a set-piece and beautifully handled.

Ascension Point is compelling, exciting, well-written and properly edited. It is good science fiction in every way.
… (lisätietoja)
 
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TedWitham | 4 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Mar 20, 2013 |

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2
Jäseniä
11
Suosituimmuussija
#857,862
Arvio (tähdet)
½ 4.3
Kirja-arvosteluja
5
ISBN:t
79
Kielet
6
Kuinka monen suosikki
1