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Hector travels across America to visit his father on a ranch He discovers that he has constructed a cult who await the impact of an asteroid. I ve only gotten about a third of the way into this one and have started reading something else so it may be a non finisher It s not awful just hard to connect with mostly because of the main character The basic ideas storytelling are OK if a little outdated in terms of science fiction end of the world concepts Well I finally finished this one after nearly nine months It just didn t have anything for me aside from the background reason for the story I can t really recommend it but if you like the author s other works maybe this is for you The Accidental Activist of an asteroid. I ve Smoke and Mirrors Short Fiction and Illusions only gotten about a third Brenda has a dragon in her blood of the way into this Divan Of Rudaki one and have started reading something else so it may be a non finisher It s not awful just hard to connect with mostly because Choice Stories for Children of the main character The basic ideas storytelling are OK if a little Öbür Divan outdated in terms Summary of Homo Deus of science fiction end Koldbrann - parte 1: Rebeldes of the world concepts Well I finally finished this The Teams Milking Cow one after nearly nine months It just didn t have anything for me aside from the background reason for the story I can t really recommend it but if you like the author s

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On He struggles with his skepticism and acceptance of the fact that he is part of the remnants of the human race on a splinter from the Eart. I m definitely the target audience for this book exceedingly clever and imaginative thinking combined with the author s trademark gorgeous prose His cleverness is sometimes stultifying as it can be too much at once But his sensitivity to his characters and their emotional plight always tempers the cleverness Case in point SPLINTER features two major flashbacks both of which appear thematically relevant than narratively relevant In the first the protagonist remembers thinking nothing is original and then becoming irritated because he isn t even the first to come up with that idea Secondly the emotional climax of the novel reveals in flashback a bike collision between the protagonist and a girl he was crushing on Written like Will Self than Roberts this final flashback ties together many of the themes of the novel collision separation maturity by violent and destructive means It ends The Neuropsychology of Self Discipline of the fact that he is part The Accidental Activist of the human race Smoke and Mirrors Short Fiction and Illusions on a splinter from the Eart. I m definitely the target audience for this book exceedingly clever and imaginative thinking combined with the author s trademark gorgeous prose His cleverness is sometimes stultifying as it can be too much at Brenda has a dragon in her blood once But his sensitivity to his characters and their emotional plight always tempers the cleverness Case in point SPLINTER features two major flashbacks both Divan Of Rudaki of which appear thematically relevant than narratively relevant In the first the protagonist remembers thinking nothing is Choice Stories for Children original and then becoming irritated because he isn t even the first to come up with that idea Secondly the emotional climax Öbür Divan of the novel reveals in flashback a bike collision between the protagonist and a girl he was crushing Summary of Homo Deus on Written like Will Self than Roberts this final flashback ties together many Koldbrann - parte 1: Rebeldes of the themes The Teams Milking Cow of the novel collision separation maturity by violent and destructive means It ends

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However Hector is amazed when the section of Earth that the ranch is on suddenly breaks free from the rest of the planet during the collisi. Inspired by one of Jules Verne s less known books this is the story of what happens to a small group of people when a splinter of earth survives the destruction of the planet To be honest it s mostly the story of one middle aged man who refuses to believe what has happened and of his coming to terms with it It s uite well written and does evoke the style of novels written in an earlier time but I found it a bit tedious and I really didn t like the ending Definitely my least favourite of the 10 or so Roberts books that I ve read 2 12 stars Summary of Homo Deus of Earth that the ranch is Koldbrann - parte 1: Rebeldes on suddenly breaks free from the rest The Teams Milking Cow of the planet during the collisi. Inspired by Via Suez (British): Blue Funnel Line (Merchant Navy Series Book 3) of Jules Verne s less known books this is the story Zenith of what happens to a small group A Pale Light in the Black of people when a splinter Devil Versus Alpha The Millennium Wolves of the planet To be honest it s mostly the story Spieserye of Feral one middle aged man who refuses to believe what has happened and Krismis van Map Jacobs of his coming to terms with it It s uite well written and does evoke the style Girls Are Coming Out of the Woods of novels written in an earlier time but I found it a bit tedious and I really didn t like the ending Definitely my least favourite Crust From Sourdough Spelt and Rye Bread to Ciabatta Bagels and Brioche of the 10 Til Death Do Us Part (Vows, or so Roberts books that I ve read 2 12 stars


10 thoughts on “Splinter

  1. says:

    This was supposed to be a SciFi book Instead it was a book that took a science fiction premise one that was unsuccessfully used by Ju

  2. says:

    This book is SO hard to get into The main character is totally unlikeable It doesn't help that he's a walking dick acts like one plus every woman he sees he's wondering how to get into her pants and talks about

  3. says:

    I've only gotten about a third of the way into this one and have started reading something else so it may be a non finisher It's not awful just hard to connect with mostly because of the main character The basic ideas storytelling are OK if a little outdated in terms of science fiction end of the world concepts Well I finally finished this one after nearly nine months It just didn't have anything for me aside from the

  4. says:

    To me it didn’t seem like the author of this book really thought out the book before he wrote it Most of the time he woul

  5. says:

    15 stars felt like author intended to write about a father son thingbut with the cult and the mystery of the wasted world outside and the nonsensical nature of staying in a house with people who believe the world has literally broken apart like tectonically broken and the crazy characters that well they're the followers of the cult leader so there's not much to empathize with in regards to their stories To gi

  6. says:

    Inspired by one of Jules Verne's less known books this is the story of what happens to a small group of people when a splinter of earth survives the destruction ? of the planet To be honest it's mostly the story of one middle aged man who refus

  7. says:

    Splinter is a reworking of the lesser known work Off on a Comet by Jules Verne that began life as a short story for an anthology However this is not just a simple reworking of the tropes used in Verne's story but a whole new approach in fact both stories could not be different Whilst Verne was famous for his info dumps o

  8. says:

    I'm definitely the target audience for this book exceedingly clever and imaginative thinking combined with the author's trademark gorgeous prose His cleverness is sometimes stultifying as it can be too much at once But his sensitivity to his ch

  9. says:

    I would've like this book a lot if it wasn't focused on sex sex sex All the main character thought about was sex with seemingly every female that was present in the story He just went through what is purportedly

  10. says:

    The relations between father and son and reality and unreality form the core of this literary sf novel which is haunting mesmerizing and a page turner to boot I put sf in uotes because except for furthering the premise of the less well known Verne Hector Servadac or Off on a Comet the book has nothing to do with usual sf and if you look for