Enjoyable book, some funny stories from a salt of the earth king of guy. Entertaining even to someone like myself with no interest in cars.
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41% complete! Elevynn has read 5 of 12 books.
Rockers And Rollers
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Sci-Fi as a backdrop
Enjoyed the book. Admittedly there were a few times I was starting to waver over the repetitive themes and conversations, however the characters are well written and the human response is seemingly accurate.
The book is science fiction based, but outside of the first chapter's explanation of the strings arrival and their meaning - the SciFi elements cease and the rest of the book is an interesting story of cultural response, and relationships.
@TindrasGrove I don't understand why people say it's not the best starting point. For us 'oldies' it's the original starting point. I read the books as they were published. Is it his best writing? No, but if you start here you feel the Discworld grow alive around you, as Terry did. And you see the writing improve. It's a great place to start in my opinion.
I very much enjoyed reading this book, the pacing is excellently written and you really feel like you're moving around time with the characters. The book hits a bit close to home if you've had any personal losses with Covid however.
Sweep of Stars by Maurice Broaddus
Maurice Broaddus's Sweep of Stars is the first in a trilogy that explores the struggles of an empire. Epic in …