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The Gates of Byzantium (Purge of Babylon, #2)

Review:

This se­ries is crack. It's prob­a­bly not any good, but I can't stop read­ing it.
Stephen King style page­turn­er about postapoc­a­lyp­tic vam­pire-­zom­bies (zom­pires? vam­bies? ok, vam­bies does­n't sound near­ly threat­en­ing enough.

Wor­ried that there are 6 vol­umes in all and my to-read queue is al­ready out of con­trol.

The Purge of Babylon (Purge of Babylon, #1)

Review:

I was fair­ly sur­prised by this book. It's very, very shal­low, and it's re­al­ly not fun­ny, but it's a page­turn­er. It's like hav­ing a zu­chi­ni / egg­plant sand­wich, two in­gre­di­ents I to­tal­ly hate, yet at the end say­ing "hey, that's not a bad sand­wich". To­tal mis­tery.

The Last Praetorian (The Redemption Trilogy, #1)

Review:

Soft­core space porn? Spacey ro­mance nov­el? Who know. Some un­holy mix of those com­po­nents.

Al­so, ev­ery time two ships en­ter a plan­e­tary sys­tem they will some­how end up 20km away from each oth­er AT MOST. And the rules for FTL tran­si­tion are mad­den­ing.

Ah, and it's a love let­ter to au­to­crat­ic gov­ern­ments.

If it was pub­lished in 1952, it would have been a bit cliched.


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