Dust (Silo, #3) [Book Review]

Dust (Silo, #3) by Hugh Howey Kindle Edition, 466 pages Published August 17th 2013 by Broad Reach Publishing Read from August 16 to September 16, 2015 My Rating: 3/4 stars — About the book: WOOL introduced the silo and its inhabitants. SHIFT told the story of their making. DUST will chronicle their undoing. Welcome to […]

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Wool: An intense post-apocalyptic story [Book Review]

Wool Omnibus Edition (Wool 1 – 5) (Silo Saga #1) by Hugh Howey Publication Date: (January 25, 2012) Print Length: 550 pages Publisher: Broad Reach Publishing- Kindle Edition Read from July 09 to 19, 2014 My Rating: 5 / 5 stars — Description: “This is the story of mankind clawing for survival, of mankind on […]

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Robots and compulsory labor

In the introduction of his novel “The Naked Sun” Isaac Asimov wrote about the origins of the word “Robot”, which is very  interesting: “Mechanical human beings are to be found in ancient and medieval myths and legends, and the word “robot” originally appeared in Karl Capek’s play R.U.R., which was first staged in 1921 in […]

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A wonderful “What if…?” kind of story – “Nightfall” [Book Review]

Nightfall 1990 edition by Isaac Asimov and Robert Silverberg First Publication Date: 1990 Kindle Edition: Spectra (November 9, 2011) Print Length: 339 pages My Rating: 4 / 5 stars Imagine a parallel universe, in which we lived in a planet that had six suns instead of one. A planet where at least one sun is always […]

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The Retro-futuristic world of “The Demolished Man” [Book Review]

The Demolished Man book cover The Demolished Man by Alfred Bester First Publication Date: 1953 Print Length: 240 pages — First of all, this book a science fiction classic written in 1953 AND won the first Hugo Award!! You know, Hugo Awards happens annually for the best science fiction or fantasy books, so it is rather […]

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