Record of a Spaceborn Few

Wayfarers 3

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Published July 24, 2018 by Hodder & Stoughton Ltd.

ISBN:
978-1-4736-4761-9
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4 stars (16 reviews)

Centuries after the last humans left Earth, the Exodus Fleet is a living relic, a place many are from but few outsiders have seen. Humanity has finally been accepted into the galactic community, but while this has opened doors for many, those who have not yet left for alien cities fear that their carefully cultivated way of life is under threat.

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Families finding meaning

3 stars

We get to follow members of various (unrelated) families and their somewhat restless struggles during a short period of their lives, all played out on a space ship that's part of Earth's final generation fleet.

It was hard keeping track of all members and their individual relations for the first half of the book (and then some more), but once their stories and certain events got going I started to finally figure them out and could appreciate the overall story.

The story itself had a soft and lazy, space-utopian vibe to it, sort of, and the people were showing the nice kind of togetherness, the kind that makes you feel warm and fuzzy just reading about it. It was also a bit rambling a couple of times, with long winded monologues that never stuck with me but, as I mentioned before, I liked the book and it's warm story in …

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