The Martian Chronicles

The Martian Chronicles

I begged to stay up late to watch each episode in this three part miniseries. Nine years old, and I'd read all the Roddenberry I could get my hands on, every bit of sci-fi actually. Herbert, Asimov, Heinlein, Niven. I wish I'd been exposed to more diverse authorship, but I basically took Barlowe's Guide to Extraterrestrials and used the source index as my reading list. I've gone back and read some of it. Granted, I was reading above my level, but I've gotta admit, a good deal of it was utter shite.

I wasn't meant for this time. Was meant for the future.


Review: The Mechanical

The Mechanical The Mechanical by Ian Tregillis
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Enjoyed it. The French vs the damned Dutch. Who to root for? Neither, I'm for the Clankers.

Liked it enough to pick up the sequel.

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