[Reading] ➻ The Prefect (Prefect Dreyfus Emergency, #1) By Alastair Reynolds – Pcusati.info

[Reading] ➻ The Prefect (Prefect Dreyfus Emergency, #1)  By Alastair Reynolds – Pcusati.info That s me now, at the end of The Prefect and Revelation Space series I tried to stretch it as much as I could, but eventually it came to an end From the construction s point of view, if Revelation Space is the thunderstorm, The Prefect is the rainbow after it Gripping from the very first pages, it s the most alert an 4.5 rounded up to 5 Whilst it s not flawless personally I really enjoyed it and had hard time putting the book down Given a chance I would have read it in few days.Intense and fast paced sci fi mystery thriller Main focus is on the investigation and events evolve quickly Worldbuilding and characterisation are kept light, giving you just enough to get the feel for the world which is incredibly rich and interesting and enough to connect with the main characters Concise prose worked for 4.5 rounded up to 5 Whilst it s not flawless personally I really enjoyed it and had hard time putting the book down Given a chance I would have read it in few days.Intense and fast paced sci fi mystery thriller Main focus is on the investigation and events evolve quickly Worldbuilding and characterisation are kept light, giving you just enough to get the feel for the world which is incredibly rich and interesting and enough to connect with the main characters Concise prose worked for me not once did I feel like skimming boring descriptions of landscape or architecture.There is warmth in main character s relationship with his deputies and Aumonier, and humour in the dialogues that reminded me of Vorkosigan Saga esp Miles On the whole though it s darker,intense and has muchinteresting and imaginative world It also has some parallels with Takeshi Kovacs in darker aspects of the world, Ultras cyborgs , political dilemmas and qu This is not a book that s necessarily going to wow you It s not flashy It s not full of glitz or pizzazz Basically this book ain t got much bling But I ll tell you what this book does have execution The Prefect is thoughtfully and creatively designed, deceptively complex, and just plain well executed Alastair Reynolds doesn t use any tricks He just put together a solid game plan and executed it with precision and style The Prefect makes me think of Stanford football s offense in the Andr This is not a book that s necessarily going to wow you It s not flashy It s not full of glitz or pizzazz Basically this book ain t got If you re into stuff like this, you can read the full review.Urinating on the corpse of SF The Prefect by Alastair Reynolds A starship built around a single massive engine designed to suck in interstellar hydrogen and use it for reaction mass Because it didn t have to carry its own fuel around, it could go almost as fast as it liked, right up to the edge of light speed In The Prefect by Alastair ReynoldsSo you re happy about a 900 year old alien driving a ship that looks like a police box If you re into stuff like this, you can read the full review.Urinating on the corpse of SF The Prefect by Alastair Reynolds A starship built around a single massive engine designed to suck in interstellar hydrogen and use it for reaction mass Because it didn t have to carry its own fuel around, it could go almost as fast as it liked, right up to the edge of light speed In The Prefect by Alastair ReynoldsSo you re happy about a 900 year old alien drivin This is an excellent, page turning murder mystery set in outer space, and I say that as someone who rarely reads mysteries and space operas Urban fantasy ismy speed and space things space ships, space suits, air locks, etc make me claustrophobic, and I did sort of feel it during the read, but the mystery was too good to put down.There s a small quibble about the ending, which I think needs an epilogue, but since there s a sequel, it s not that big a deal Well it s not a big deal no This is an excellent, page turning murder mystery set in outer space, and I say that as someone who rarely reads mysteries and space operas Urban fantasy ismy speed and space things space ships, space suits, air locks, etc make me claustrophobic, and I did sort of feel it during the read, but the mystery was too good to put down.The I loved it My favourite Revelation Space novel to date The only downside is it s the last one and my Rev space journey has ended but it has ended very satisfactorily And at least there areAlastair Reynolds novels to explore This is the second book in the series I have listened to on audio and I have to say, John Lee does an excellent job at narration It s hard to describe how he adds to the overall tone of the book but I think he just adds a touch of sophistication, a touch of dark I loved it My favourite Revelation Space novel to date The only downside is it s the last one and my Rev space journey has ended but it has ended very satisfactorily And at least there areAlastair Reynolds novels to explore This is the second book in the series I have listened to on audio and I have to say, John Lee does an excellent job at narration It s hard to describe how he adds to the overall tone of the book but I think he just adds a touch of sophistication, a touch of dark undertone, and a whole lot of cool Unlike it s predecessors in the series, which start off slow in the first half, the pace in this book was off and running from the get go as we are introduced to Prefect Tom Dreyfuss, where he is effecting a lockdown of one of the ten thousand habitats orbiting planet Yellowstone Dreyfuss, 007 Tom Dreyfuss licensed to euthanize, which includes the inflicting of permanent and irreversible death Is there any other kind of death Wellyes After all, this is the 25th cen 5 Stars The Prefect by Alastair Reynolds is a nearly perfect book to me I finally had to conclude my time in the Revelation Space universe by reading this one the 7th and final book of the epic space opera People nitpick Reynolds and complain about his writing They claim that his characters are too thin, his prose too plain, and his plots too complex Well let me tell you, even if some of those points ring true at times, there is no denying that Reynolds is a masterful storyteller and a giant 5 Stars The Prefect by Alastair Reynolds is a nearly perfect book to me I finally had to conclude my time in the Revelation Space universe by reading this one the 7th and final book of the epic space opera People nitpick Reynolds and complain about his writing They claim that his characters are too thin, his prose too plain, and his plots too complex Well let me tell you, even if some of those points ring true at times, there is no denying that Reynolds is a masterful storyteller and a giant among his peers He writes hard science fiction novels without being too text book He creates new and imaginative places that are Reynolds hybrid police procedural space opera is great fun, if perhaps a little too frenzied in its plotting Set in the Revelation Space universe, but about a century prior to the events of the main trilogy, The Prefect is about a law enforcement agency called Panoply, whose sole charge is to defend the democratic rights of citizens in the Glitter Band, a collection of thousands of human habitats in When I sat down to read The Prefect, I thought I was reading a sci fi mystery along the lines perhaps of Leviathan Wakes Then I thought I was perhaps reading The Last Policeman set in space the dogged detective solving a crime no one cares about or needs solved Turns out it was a sprawling space opera, and that just isn t what I expected at all So a certain recalibration was necessary.Though billed as a stand alone novel, I couldn t help but feel like I was starting with Season Two of a seri When I sat down to read The Prefect, I thought I was reading a sci fi mystery along the lines perhaps of Leviathan Wakes Then I thought I was perhaps reading The Last Policeman set in space the dogged detective solving a crime no one cares about or needs solved Turns out it was a sprawling space opera, and that just isn t what I expected at all So a certain recalibration was necessary.Though billed as a stand alone novel, I couldn t help but feel like I was starting with Season Two of a series Tom Dreyfus is Tom Dreyfus Is A Prefect, A Policeman Of Sorts His Force Is Panoply, And His Beat Is The Multifaceted Utopian Society Of The Glitter Band Panoply S Task To Safeguard The Glitter Band And Ensure Its Democratic Apparatus Runs Flawlessly.

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