...all of it is present here and accounted for!
Very, very, very good - I can understand why people claim this to be a masterwork. It effectively leaves an everlasting impression in the reader's mind, and it's full of brilliant ideas and concepts.
Time spent reading it has been much enjoyed and well spent...Continua
Without doubt one of the best scifi books I have ever read. Reynolds has put together a perfect blend of hard science, esoteric technology, space opera and dark storylines. Like a combination of William Gibson (for the atmosphere), Iain M. Banks (for the scape opera) and Greg Egan (for the hard but mind boggling science). Highly highly recommended....Continua