Posted by : atcampbell | On : April 4, 2006

Survival by Julie Czerneda

Nine people attended and eight started the book, but only five finished the book. Two had read Julie Czerneda before. Those who finished were generally favorable with some criticisms. Recommended for those not put off by the criticisms. Positive comments included “good storytelling”, “well paced”, a good read, and first rate writing. One reader got a “yellow submarine vibe” in that it provided a completely non-human environment as a well developed strange surreal alien environment. That reader can’t wait for book 2 (Migration, now available in paperback).

The book was variously characterized as space opera, with lots of character development, a travelogue, action, mystery, and (for one reader) a bit too much

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