7 edition of The Star Fraction found in the catalog.
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||341|
Scottish author MacLeod's first published novel finally appears in the US, completing the trilogy—in reverse order—of The Cassini Division () and The Stone Canal (). Here, 21st-century Britain is chaotically Balkanized, with enclaves of religious fundamentalists, anarchists, unionists, and politicos of every leftward shade, each with its own independent foreign policy . The Wishing Club by Donna Jo Napoli The nocturnal magic of a wishing star is the focus of Donna Jo Napoli’s The Wishing Club. But there’s something different about this star, as the four children soon discover: curiously, it only grants partial wishes (half a cookie instead of a whole, a quarter, instead of a dollar), and there seems to be a pattern to it.
The Star Fraction: A review Ken MacLeod 's The Star Fraction is post-partial apocalypse novel, that is placed within the cyberpunk genre. It is the first of three standalone novels within the Fall Revolution four-book series. Hermetic Library Fellow T Polyphilus reviews The Star Fraction by Ken MacLeod.. Having read a number of Ken MacLeod’s more recent books, I’ve now gone back to his first novel The Star gh the emergence of praeterhuman artificial intelligence is key to the plot, the book is far more focused on the political than the technological, and the few retrospective .
The Star Fraction is an auspicious debut (STARBURST) Book Description The debut novel from a major force in SF, the first of his novels to be shortlisted for the Arthur C. Clarke Award/5(40). Set in mid 21st century, The Star Fraction is the story of three people and those they encounter in a Britain (and world, for that matter) that has fragmented politically. Moh Kohn is a socialist mercenary, available for hire to any of the enclaves scattered over London. Taking a security job for a university, he runs into one of the research professors, Janis Taine, quite by .
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The Star Fraction is an extremely divisive novel. Partly by design and partly by subject matter. Any book that delves so deeply into the grit and grime of political and economic ideologies is going to be uncomfortable for some of its readers/5.
With The Star Fraction, Ken MacLeod burst onto the SF scene and began the Fall Revolution sequence that continued with The Stone Canal, The Cassini Division, and The Sky Road. An Amazon Book with Buzz: "Chosen Ones" by Veronica Roth "A stunning thriller/fantasy/sci-fi chimera like nothing I've read before." /5(39).
The Star Fraction: Book One: The Fall Revolution Series (Fall Revolutions) - Kindle edition by MacLeod, Ken. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Star Fraction: Book One: The Fall Revolution Series (Fall Revolutions)/5(39).
Buy a cheap copy of The Star Fraction book by Ken MacLeod. A Ken MacLeod book is like a crowded college coffeehouse: noisy, bustling, a little rowdy, and packed with enough wild ideas and competing ideologies to leave you Free shipping over $/5(5).
Buy The Star Fraction: Book One: The Fall Revolution Series New Ed by MacLeod, Ken (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low /5(41). The Star Fraction is a science fiction novel by Ken Mcleod. This is the first book by MacLeod that I've read but certainly not the last, not just because I've already bought The Stone Canal and The Cassini Diversion, but because MacLeod is a damn good : The Star Fraction (Fall Revolution) by MacLeod, Ken and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The author's first book, and first novel in the four volume Fall Revolution sf sequence - The Star Fraction (), The Stone Canal (), The Cassini Division (), and The Sky Road ().
Page edges a little browned, else a fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new). Star Wars is an American epic space-opera media franchise, centered on a film series created by George Lucas that includes Star Wars (), The Empire Strikes Back (), and Return of the Jedi ().
The series depicts the adventures of various characters "a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away". Many derivative Star Wars works have been produced in conjunction with. The Star Fraction is actually volume #1 of a loosely-linked trilogy with four volumes (the last two being alternative endings that exist in different universes); the second book is "The Stone Canal", followed by either "The Cassini Division" or "The Sky Road".1/5(2K).
The Star Fraction is an auspicious debut * STARBURST * Prose sleek and fast as the technology it describes watch this man go global * Peter F.
Hamilton * THE STAR FRACTION is richly readable and riddled with accuracies. The next book in the series, "The Stone Canal" is already on my TBR pile and I don't think it'll be long before I get round to reading it and acquiring the other two."The Star Fraction" is set in a near-future Britain that split into a patchwork of small states, but overshadowed by the power of the US/UN, whose Space Defence system allows them /5(3).
The first part of this review does not contain spoilers. Ken MacLeod's The Star Fraction is a fantasic science fiction novel about love, loss, socialism, anarcho-capitalism, "American-style ‘black helicopter’ libertarianism", and the looming threat of a fascistic world order. His first two novels, The Star Fraction and The Stone Canal, each won the Prometheus Award; The Cassini Division was a finalist for the Nebula Award; and The Sky Road won the British Science Fiction Association Award and is a finalist for the Hugo Award.
Dark Light continues the world of his fifth novel, Cosmonaut : Tom Doherty Associates. Get this from a library. The star fraction. [Ken MacLeod] -- In the world of the twenty-first century, the Watchmaker has plans which involve Moh Kohn, a security mercenary, Janis Taine, a scientist who's working on memory-enhancing drugs, and Jordan Brown, a.
Read "The Star Fraction The Fall Revolution Sequence" by Ken MacLeod available from Rakuten Kobo. Britain in the 21st century is a Balkanized mess.
Moh Kohn is a security mercenary unaware that he holds the key to info Brand: Tom Doherty Associates. I don't normally mind this (and have thoroughly enjoyed some of the author's other books), but the Star Fraction takes this to an extreme and was simply unbearable.
The book amounted to 10+ hrs of dialogue about every twisted/extremist political view imaginable. Some of this was humorous, but most was just plain boring.
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