Saturday, January 3, 2009

Peter Hamilton..

I have finished the dreaming void book of peter hamilton. A good yarn, but it is not a space opera. it seems to me that the inigo's saga is more an inward looking book on how to write a medieval book on politics whilst doing a scifi space opera. But save for the very long chapter on salrana, kristabel and the 'waterwalker' and mates, the book does have some astute ideas. in a nutshell, the void is an X dimension which acts as a virtual reality endgame whilst consuming world as power source i.e. E=MC2...

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