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Revenger

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Due for release in September, I saw this on Amzon and preordered.

REVENGER is a brisk, distant future caper novel set in the rubble of a ruined solar system, and concerning itself with two sisters who want a little adventure in their lives, and get much, much more than they bargained for.

This is a superb, punchy, action-packed caper from one of the greatest contemporary SG novelists. Fast-paced and accessible, it's character and story focused and promises to be an incredible SF ride.
 

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I'm reading his stuff in published order and I'm miles off yet - still reading Pushing Ice - but when I get here I'll read it.
 

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Love love love Pushing Ice!!!

I'll be picking up Revenger as soon as its out.
 

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Cool! Thanks for the heads up! I'm reading Galactic North at the moment. Interesting transformation for Clavain...
 

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Pushing Ice and The Prefect are my favourite Reynolds novels, but looking forward to reading this one.
 

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I got my copy on Friday but have only got a few chapters in so far.

TBH I'm not sure about it- I read AR's comments on his own blog as to him being unsure whether it's a YA book or not (he can't make his mind up, which i find strange) and if it is that would immediately put me off, but I'll persevere with it as he's probably my favourite author.

I still think it's time for another Revelation Space novel, or maybe a follow up to either House of Suns or Terminal World

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I got my copy on Friday but have only got a few chapters in so far.

TBH I'm not sure about it- I read AR's comments on his own blog as to him being unsure whether it's a YA book or not (he can't make his mind up, which i find strange) and if it is that would immediately put me off, but I'll persevere with it as he's probably my favourite author.

I still think it's time for another Revelation Space novel, or maybe a follow up to either House of Suns or Terminal World

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He is writing a sequel to The Prefect in the Rev Space universe. I think it's his next book.

He's also writing a short story in the House of Suns setting.
 

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I cannot wait for him to return to the RS universe.
 

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I'm reading his stuff in published order and I'm miles off yet - still reading Pushing Ice - but when I get here I'll read it.
I've just recently bought House of Suns (which I'm reading right now and loving) but shortly after I bought it, with about a dozen other books, I was in a charity shop and saw Pushing Ice for sale. I stood there for about five minutes trying to remember which Reynolds I'd just bought and decided it was Pushing Ice (to be fair I have Pushing Ice and a number of other Reynolds on my wish list). Of course when I went back a few days later it had already gone :(
 

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I just picked up my copy of Shadow Captain.

I'll try and read the two of them in the coming weeks.
 

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Just finished Revenger....

A-har me hearties. Definitely a touch of Captain Jack Sparrow with this one, you coves.

Thankfully he ties this one's plot up as tight as a rigger's knot, not like some of his earlier Revelation Space novels. Plus I think there's wind in 'em sails for another adventure for Captain Fura Ness, what with the mystery of the quions.

Still a bit expositiony, although it's reasonably gentle, but it's an interesting universe he's pirating in, and I do love a bit of Big Alien Stuff. (Plus I've been following Isaac Arthur on YouTube and know the sort of system Reynolds has constructed)

Over all very enjoyable - doesn't make me grog-happy, but a nice solid read.
 

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Plus I think there's wind in 'em sails for another adventure
The hardback of the sequel - Shadow Captain - came out in, I think, January and the paperback is due out September, I believe.

Also I remember being a little confused by the physics of the system so would be interested if you could provide a layman's guide! Pretty please! :D
 

Venusian Broon

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The hardback of the sequel - Shadow Captain - came out in, I think, January and the paperback is due out September, I believe.

Also I remember being a little confused by the physics of the system so would be interested if you could provide a layman's guide! Pretty please! :D
Yeah, not up to speed on many authors schedules, but it seemed pretty obvious that it was sequelling! :)

But it was still a solid enough story to stand on its own (Which in view of some of his other series, one has to be careful)

What confused you? At first I thought it was our solar system....because he does mention Earth...but it can't be. The black hole technology was great though and I think it's a great stab at what a Dyson swarm could be like.
 
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