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Милостта на Калр #2020

  • Title: Милостта на Калр
  • Author: Ann Leckie Ан Леки Милена Илиева
  • ISBN: 9789546555953
  • Page: 391
  • Format: Paperback
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    1. If it s possible, this book is BETTER than the first one This is just a great Sci Fi book, wonderful worldbuilding, that focuses on CHARACTERS rather than every planet and ship and technical science thing in the world Some of that stuff, while interesting, make big sci fi for me a bit less compelling This, however, has it ALL And, contrasting with the first one, it is very clear about POV and stuff The gender ambiguity is still there, but in a streamlined way, so you don t question things as muc [...]

    2. Ancillary Justice was a spectacular debut, but its successor is a lot less sure footed Leckie s attempt to marry Space Opera with domestic tragedy feels a bit too much like Sense and Sensibility and Spaceships.It s clear by now that Leckie is keen on promoting a particular political sentiment, and Ancillary Sword is all about the confluence of the personal and political Unfortunately the domesticity becomes a little tedious, and the cooking lacks any flavour.Anaander Mianaai s Radchaai imperium [...]

    3. While I enjoyed Ann Leckie s Ancillary Sword the 2nd book in the Imperial Radch Series, I don t think it measured up to the complexity and sheer scope of the first book in the series, Ancillary Justice Leckie s attention to details in ritual and language continue in this book and maybe was thoroughly explored It might be difficult to convincingly say, in a space opera, that you enjoyed the intricacies of tea ceremonies along with the choice of accompanying dishes, but it is compelling as it rel [...]

    4. Downton Abbey SPAAAAAACE No, it really is The novel is filled with tea, and fine china There s polite meetings in polite society There s blushing in abundance at the smallest of social faux pas There s tears from the young uns when their jobs are just a bit too overwhelming There s snooty as hell top of society landowners with brat children to match There s tea There s gossip amongst the servants, and resentment amongst the slaves There are gardens And tea And dressing expectations And a funeral [...]

    5. Warning spoilers for Ancillary Justice If you haven t read the first book yet OMG WHY NOT , avert your eyes right now.Ana s Take It s probably not an exaggeration to say that all SFF eyes are on this book right now Given the immense success of Ancillary Justice it won all the major awards and yes, this includes a rare Book Smugglers Double Ten Review I bet everybody is thinking will the sequel be as good as the first novel Well, the answer is a resounding HELL YES.From a plotting perspective, An [...]

    6. Ancillary Sword fell just a bit short of the brilliance of the fantastic Ancillary Justice but still proved to be a very good and thoroughly enjoyable story in its own right I think Ann Leckie gets the balance between thought provoking concepts and the story perfect Leckie gets you thinking but also keep you thoroughly entertained With the start of civil conflict within the Radch leadership one of the Anaander segments sends Breq, and her new ship Mercy of Kalr, to the only place she knows Breq [...]

    7. In Which Breq is sent to a somewhat remote part of the Radch am I the only one who keeps wanting to pronounce that Radish Empire In pursuit of closure regarding a personal matter, Breq encounters Grave Social Injustice, and tries to make things better Obstacles are Encountered, and Action and Intrigue happenIf you haven t already read Ancillary Justice, some aspects of the setting might feel a bit bewildering to a new reader However, the story itself works pretty well on its own it feels like an [...]

    8. Executive Summary Probably not as good interesting as the first book, but I still enjoyed it 3.5 Stars.Full ReviewAncillary Justice is one of those books that has become severely over hyped I read it early on as the hype was starting to build and before it won every award under the sun I enjoyed it, and I m not surprised it won so much, but I would have been equally unsurprised if it didn t It s definitely one of those books that many people will read and scratch their heads at.So now we come to [...]

    9. 3.5 of 5 stars at The BiblioSanctum bibliosanctum 2015 02 19 bLooking back at my review of Ancillary Justice, it seemed that while I liked the book, it and I didn t actually hit it off as well as I d hoped Mind you, I m most definitely in the minority there And despite not falling in love with the novel, I did appreciate its many merits and was pleased to see it win many awards and garner so much praise all seriously well deserved In fact, I was so impressed with the concepts in the book and the [...]

    10. I m sure I m not alone in my judgment, but I m torn about this book The ending was very good It reversed a lot of my disappointment as I read this novel, but only because it changed my perceptions about what this novel was trying to accomplish.Don t expect fast pacing or a civil war Don t expect a return to Breq s heyday as a multiple body starship AI.Once I got over my desires to see him her rise and become the right hand man woman of his her leige wielding a large weapon, be it any kind of met [...]

    11. A great and solid follow up to Leckie s innovative space opera debut, Ancillary Justice There we learn how Breq was once a warship in a collective identity of hundreds of soldiers linked into the ship s group mind Such people are ancillaries , humans with minds overridden by integration through biocybernetic implants with an artificial intelligence managing the ship Such ships serve Anaander Mianaai, the emperor of Raach, a large group of conquered and colonized human worlds, and a being also in [...]

    12. Further adventures of the angry former spaceship and assorted imperial doings.This was unchallenging is the word a friend used, and it is exactly the right one Like, this book kept presenting the most digestible, high contrast depictions of inequity, and I kept waiting for the onion layers to peel back on it and no apparently the arc of justice bends towards the completely freaking obvious Like, okay, slave labor by another name is, indeed, unjust But positing that is not interesting to me as [...]

    13. This was a really enjoyable book and for me it was maybe even better thanAncillary Justice I guess this was because I am developing a much better understanding now of the people and the related systems I even began to understand the omnipotence of Ship and the way Breq can see everything through other people s eyes Still struggling a little with gender although in this book everyone was referred to as she which helped This turned out to be great read, interesting, exciting and at the end even a [...]

    14. some spoilers I liked it It was very laid back in between the energetic action sequences A lot of drinking tea I liked the plot of the first book , I think still debating with myself The alternating timeline made it vibrant and suspenseful It was proper space opera However, the relationships of the various characters in this sequel were intricate The dynamics of the people on the station and down on the planet were well done The disenfranchised in the Undergarden brilliant idea and their revo [...]

    15. This book takes everything I liked about the first book and throws it out the window I m not sure why the writer found it necessary to, after writing a book with a tight plot and close inspection of nuanced characters, turn around and write a sequel with neither The overwhelming majority of characters in this book either lack depth, or have no motivation beyond wanton cruelty and petty malice borne of ignorance While that s a believable motivation, surely, it does get grating when it s literally [...]

    16. I m not a big reader of series Generally, I find that if a first book is a success, authors try to recreate that success by duplicating the beats of the first novel Or worse, authors that use a second book in a trilogy entirely to set up a third There are exceptions, of course series that invent and reinvent themselves as they go along Series with greater ambitions and a strong structure, like Vandermeer s Southern Reach or Jo Walton s small change.As much as I loved Ancillary Justice, I didn t [...]

    17. This was even better than the first volume I am very happy to announce that the glorious one night stand with Ancillary Justice has evolved into a beautiful engagement with Ancillary Justice I m anxiously waiting for the wedding.

    18. One of my sci fi writer heroes, Gene Wolfe, once said that a story works by engendering expectations and then satisfying them That, then, are the two primary means by which a story can fail Either it neglects to setup expectations or it sets them up but doesn t satisfy them Of the two, the first is by far the worse I recently reviewed Radiance and gave it one star because its post modern, author indulgent structure failed to ever setup any sort of expectations or stakes It didn t teach me how to [...]

    19. I didn t like the first book, and I didn t like this one, either.First, the story was set on a small planet and was completely unrelated to the larger political arc introduced in the first book If you want to know about the impossible task of defeating someone with three thousand bodies, skip Ancillary Sword Tangentially and taking into account that I ve read very few Bujold novels this felt like the Miles story where he spent his time as the famous person on the small planet dispensing justice [...]

    20. I gave this 3.5 stars on my first read I remember being disappointed in it This time I absolutely loved it and I was glued to it There was no separating us I was also in a state of constant suspense for well over half of the book I love Breq and Seivarden Tisarwat is an excellent addition to the cast I m anxious to move on to Mercy, which I haven t yet read.

    21. 4.5 These people are citizens When they behave properly, you will say there is no problem When they complain loudly, you will say they cause their own problems with their impropriety And when they are driven to extremes, you say you will not reward such actions What will it take for you to listen This is a very different sequel Leckie still draws a character driven narrative but one with a different setting, treatment, and perspective, which gives the end product a new tone Many readers, expecti [...]

    22. Wow.Read Ancillary Justice first, but really, it s just to understand the nuances.The only flaws I really recall in the book are small it dragged a touch after the funeral not unexpected it lacked some explanation of the nuances of the author s universe the primary culture rarely considers gender, so everyone is she , for instance some of the names were hard to follow on the audiobook.

    23. Review posted at tenaciousreader 2014 1So, after all the much deserved buzz and awards for Ancillary Justice, can Ancillary Sword live up to expectations Can Leckie follow through with a book just as compelling Yes She absolutely can and does Ancillary Sword is the continued pay off for time invested in Ancillary Justice It is a highly intelligent, fast paced and intriguing story that I just could not put down.It has all of the strengths of Ancillary Justice but honestly, I found this to be a mu [...]

    24. All of the really novel ideas and concepts here were inherited from the preceding story, Leckie s multiply awarded Ancillary Justice With all the potential themes and angles this novel could have delved, I was disappointed to find that it was basically a stationary episode in that regard Fascinating dimensions to and implications of divided personality were hinted, but never delivered The stylistic convention of Leckie s gender neutral society, The Radch, to use female pronouns exclusively was f [...]

    25. I didn t like this as much as the first book, I think It has a completely different focus to the first book, a much domestic one, and I was expecting something different the whole time The focus is much on society in the Radch, rather than the issues of identity that were at work in the first book with Breq s separation from the Justice of Toren, and the Anaander Mianaai issue It s an exploration of of the world than we saw in the first book, and I really liked that once I got into it.It s gr [...]

    26. Ancillary Sword From Space Opera to Soap Opera Pursuing social justice on a space station and tea plantationOriginally posted at Fantasy LiteratureAncillary Justice caused quite a splash, winning the Hugo, Nebula, Arthur C Clarke, BSFA, and Locus awards for Best SF novel in 2013 So expectations were sky high for the follow up Ancillary Sword In particular, readers were eager to see how the battle of opposed personalities of the Lord of the Radsch, Anaander Mianaai, would play out after the excit [...]

    27. I was hugely disappointed with this one Don t get me wrong, it s not bad on its own, it sucked only when compared to the first part The intrigue, the building of intrigue, all was gone I m not going to bitch much about the freshness of some concepts being gone too, because of course we already got used to it since the book one It s only natural But no new bait was given instead and it sucked I know social justice is important and it s a universal truth, but to me plot is important too if I pick [...]

    28. Breq survived her quest for vengeance against the tyrant who ordered her beloved Lieutenant Awn s death, but now the tyrant knows of her existence and plans to make use of her Breq is given a new ship and crew and sent to make sense of a troubled planet of tea plantations Breq has become accustomed to acting as a single human body as opposed to her thousands of years of being the AI controlling a ship and its corpse bodied crew but still takes a distinctly alien approach to dealing with humans [...]

    29. Well this was awful A complete slog to get through, there was nothing interesting or exciting that happens What s strange is the first book was innovative, interesting, and emotionally moving in parts I read sci fi specifically so I can avoid books where the entire plot revolves around characters sitting in a circle and talking and nothing ever happens This one Pride and prejudice in space All the interesting elements from the first book are completely absent It s almost like the author wrote a [...]

    30. Fantasy Review BarnI wonder if the book even needs an introduction Ancillary Justice didn t exactly fly under everyone s radar when it came out It was a glorious mindfuck that built momentum with review after review Science Fiction at its finest the ancillary concept, a new take on immortality, and a time jumping narrative that forced a reader to stay sharp to reap the rewards And oh ya, the gender thing I have no doubt that the way Leckie forced a look at gender perceptions played a large part [...]

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