Great North Road

Great North Road

eBook - 2012
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a-- Praise for -- -- -- -- -- --SFRevu "One very compelling and entertaining science fiction novel. -- "--Tor.com From the Hardcover edition.
Publisher: New York : Del Rey/Ballantine Books, c2012
ISBN: 9780345526687
0345526686
Branch Call Number: PR6058.A5536 G74 2012x
Characteristics: 1 downloadable text file

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multcolib_rossb Dec 01, 2015

We have two theories about the murder: either it's a clone dynasty corporate cover-up, or... there's a humanoid alien with knife fingers that likes to shred human hearts. This book manages to generate over 900+ pages of suspense and science fiction thrills.

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pinky0203
Jul 05, 2015

What a great book. Part Murder Mystery/Who Done It and part Secret Alien Invasion. It starts out slow and gradually picks up speed. It has some heartbreaking moments as well as some that will just make you laugh out loud. I really do wish there was a sequel. The worlds he creates are so real, with their own cultures, histories and beliefs.

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zenonbudzey
Jan 22, 2014

If you are the impatient/ADD type that wants everything to happen fast, you will not enjoy this book. This book is for true sci-fi fans that can just sit back and enjoy the journey. Peter Hamilton is a living legend and the fact there is a ridiculous amount of description in his books just goes to show how much thought he's put in to creating his universe & characters for us to enjoy.

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siharris
Jul 01, 2013

Enjoyable, if not exceptional SF saga from PFH, one of my favourite "Space Opera" type authors. As with a lot of his books the pace is such so that the 900+ pages doesn't feel like a drag. Features the standard PFH super rich interstellar dynasties, and although it always makes for engaging reading, I can't helping wishing he'd try out a different angle for a change. Worth a read for fans of this genre, if you're new to PFH try one of his earlier series, they're better.

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3dblus
Feb 13, 2013

A well organized and well written science fiction murder mystery. Multiple story lines are easy to follow and the flashbacks help develop the story line.
On the detrimental side: 940p and a weight of about 5lbs (Yes, my arm tired from holding it as I read)
But, still all and all, well worth the read!

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SWSCHUMACK
Feb 03, 2013

EXCELLENT. SPOILER: THE HAPPY ENDING IS JARRING, BUT STILL SATISFYING.

rosebud161 Jan 11, 2013

terrific book . held my interest through all 900+ pages. succeeds as both pure science fiction and a s a novel with well developed characters.

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