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Brother to Dragons #2020

Brother to Dragons Born of a crack addicted mother in a charity ward in Washington D C after the crash Job Napoleon Salk is destined to change the world

  • Title: Brother to Dragons
  • Author: Charles Sheffield
  • ISBN: 9780671721411
  • Page: 163
  • Format: Paperback
  • Brother to Dragons By Charles Sheffield, Born of a crack addicted mother in a charity ward in Washington, D.C after the crash, Job Napoleon Salk is destined to change the world.

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      Published :2020-02-06T22:34:05+00:00

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    1. So this follows the life of a man from birth to his end If you like Job, which I did, then this makes for a compelling read The world building is perhaps the best dystopian can offer The world feels chillingly real and possible to me The situations are not generic but layered and nuanced and help you to see the man Job will become There is much to like about this book The situations he gets into are never of his own making but he deals with them and comes out the winner or at least the best lose [...]

    2. This is a short novel set in a post apocalyptic world It s not a very optimistic sci fi story, the world is a pretty grim place unless you re one of the privileged few The main character Job is someone who is as unlikely hero as they come and the beginning of the book tells of the difficulties he has making his way in the economically devastated world The final end of the story was both depressing and and encouraging at the same time as badly as the cards he was dealt were, he was willing to mak [...]

    3. A worthy award winner 1993 John Campbell Memorial The story follows the life of Job Napoleon Salk from his near stillbirth, through his early years in an orphange, his childhood on the streets of a post crash Washington DC, to his time on a TANDI Toxic and Nuclear Disposal Installation in Nebraska Saddled with significant physical deformities and living a life that is often dictated by outside forces, Job makes use of his two assets a talent for learning languages and a strong survival instinct [...]

    4. I m writing this without benefit of a copy of the book in hand It s a post apocalyptic tale of society hanging together by a thread after imagine my surprise a world wide economic collapse The central character, Job, is a seemingly hapless individual with many handicaps He undergoes a series of horrific misadventures, but ultimately plays a key role in the reshaping of the world.Pardon the play on words, but I would call this tale one which is possessed of biblical proportions Each chapter is pr [...]

    5. Ce roman est une terrifiante anticipation d un monde o le lib ralisme le plus chevel , et aussi surtout le d sir pour certains de conserver un mode de vie acquis , ont transform le monde en enfer pour les couches d sh rit es de la population soit environ 99 % de celle ci On est loin ici de la science fiction qui fait r ver grands coups de voyages dans l espace, de d couvertes scientifiques d lirantes, et tout fait dans une grande tradition d anticipation sociale qu on peut faire remonter 1984, p [...]

    6. Like the stars says it was OK I was expecting about the saving of the world I got a life story of a down trodden person after the collapse of the world economy The characters were not well developed and the story felt flat.

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