October 16th, 2004

bookies

Book: A fire upon the deep

Author: Vernor Vinge

Details: (c) 1992 Vernor Vinge; Pub 1993 Tor (Tom Doherty Associates Inc); ISBN 0-812-51528-5

Verdict: A fire upon the deep is exciting and original despite its flaws.

Reasons for reading it: lethargic_man declared that it was time I read this, so ever obedient, I did so.

How it came into my hands: lethargic_man lent it to me.

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Addendum 18.10.04: dubhain puts a very thoughtful counterargument to some of my criticisms over in bibliotheca
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