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sotolf

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Joined 2 years, 11 months ago

I'm mostly a sci-fi reader, preferring happy feelgood stories, and competency porn, but reading a lot of different stuff makes me happy :)

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C. J. Cherryh: Forty Thousand in Gehenna (Alliance-Union Universe) (1984, DAW) 4 stars

When forty thousand human colonists are abandoned on a planet called Gehenna for political reasons, …

Good themes, and story, cold writing

3 stars

I did quite enjoy the theme, and the story that was told here, and it managed to really surprise me a couple of times, but the cold kind of reporting style writing didn't quite gel with me too well. And made it feel more dour and heavy that I feel it needed to be.