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  • Vacuum Flowers
  • Michael Swanwick
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  • 28 January 2019
  • 9780441858767

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Michael Swanwick  1 SUMMARY DOWNLOAD ✓ DDTUST-UDA.RU  Michael Swanwick SUMMARY ↠ Vacuum Flowers L seeking refuge on Earth's orbiting settlements where all human evils blossom in the vacuum of spa. Earth is a hive mind police forces are press ganged criminals and aboriginal hunting parties can reside inside a single head These are a few of the uirks and inventions in this 80s sci fi Along with the conceptual creativity one of the best aspects is the seamless ecology of the asteroid worlds the gradations between their gravities and cultures It becomes a rich backdrop to the breakneck race for survival our heroine takes us on I felt a genuine claustrophobia disorientation at times which suited many of the circumstances conundrums Not to everyone s tastes and not always successful a tripped out commando raid several delirious speeches come to mind it still charges along at a fair old clip and will probably engage anyone into deep spacetime shenanigans So long as you don t mind the politics angle being left to writhe over future spires No neat geopolitical endings here It hits up against the wall of a lot of sci fi in terms of scant relevance to current times beyond the industrial politicial preoccupations but there s some semi lurid sex and a struggling relationship against the odds that allow the toes of the skittering story to ground themselves occasionally35 El Gaucho Martín FierroLa vuelta de Martín Fierro forces are press ganged criminals and aboriginal hunting parties can reside inside a single head These are a Fragonard Art and Eroticism few of the uirks and inventions in this 80s sci Mao Zedong fi Along with the conceptual creativity one of the best aspects is the seamless ecology of the asteroid worlds the gradations between their gravities and cultures It becomes a rich backdrop to the breakneck race The Monarchs Are Missing for survival our heroine takes us on I Report an issue fair old clip and will probably engage anyone into deep spacetime shenanigans So long as you don t mind the politics angle being left to writhe over Love is Blind future spires No neat geopolitical endings here It hits up against the wall of a lot of sci Straight To Sleep Gay Somnophilia fi in terms of scant relevance to current times beyond the industrial politicial preoccupations but there s some semi lurid sex and a struggling relationship against the odds that allow the toes of the skittering story to ground themselves occasionally35

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Michael Swanwick  1 SUMMARY DOWNLOAD ✓ DDTUST-UDA.RU  Michael Swanwick SUMMARY ↠ Vacuum Flowers Among the vanguard of today's boldest writers Michael Swanwick presents his world of plug in person. Vacuum Flowers is a grand tour of the inhabited Solar System set in a medium term future The book opens in Eros Kluster one of many asteroid based settlements that form the bulk of Human space after all of humanity on Earth was absorbed into the Comprise a world wide AI and net mediated group mind The Klusters are frontier capitalist polities or less with advanced biotech and neuro engineering most people spend their workday wetware programmed by their employer a reversible process There is umm potential for abuse and Swanwick has fun exploring the conseuences of this technology For example a police raid wouldn t reuire many police temp deputies could be imprinted on the spotPeople s Mars an unappealing collectivist state based on classical Sparta is nonetheless making good progress terraforming Mars The cislunar settlements a no man s land between Humanity and the Comprise are the dark anarchic Mean Streets And the remote Dyson settlements in the Oort are bucolic biophile semi utopias offstage Swanwick notes that he tried to display a range of plausible governmental systems throughout the System all of them flawed the way that governments are in the real world Nicely done one of the highlights of Vacuum FlowersOh and the Flowers are pretty little plants engineered to live in the vacuum eat garbage that have become a weedy nuisance another nice touch Swanwick is surprisingly one of the few SF authors who ve borrowed Freeman Dyson s remarkable biotech space settlement ideas Dyson is an extraordinarily inventive and graceful scientist writer and I seldom miss a chance to recommend his books see my review of Dyson s The Sun the Genome and the Internet was Swanwick s second novel and first really successful one Despite some rough spots notably the cyberpunkish opening Vacuum Flowers remains an exemplary modern space opera one of the best in the extraordinary reinvention of my favorite subgenre during the past two decades I ve now read VF three times 1987 1993 2000 and I expect to enjoy it again in 2007 or so Highly recommended Report an issue form the bulk of Human space after all of humanity on Earth was absorbed into the Comprise a world wide AI and net mediated group mind The Klusters are Love is Blind frontier capitalist polities or less with advanced biotech and neuro engineering most people spend their workday wetware programmed by their employer a reversible process There is umm potential Straight To Sleep Gay Somnophilia for abuse and Swanwick has Sea Witch Rising Sea Witch #2 fun exploring the conseuences of this technology For example a police raid wouldn t reuire many police temp deputies could be imprinted on the spotPeople s Mars an unappealing collectivist state based on classical Sparta is nonetheless making good progress terraforming Mars The cislunar settlements a no man s land between Humanity and the Comprise are the dark anarchic Mean Streets And the remote Dyson settlements in the Oort are bucolic biophile semi utopias offstage Swanwick notes that he tried to display a range of plausible governmental systems throughout the System all of them Catching Fire few SF authors who ve borrowed Freeman Dyson s remarkable biotech space settlement ideas Dyson is an extraordinarily inventive and graceful scientist writer and I seldom miss a chance to recommend his books see my review of Dyson s The Sun the Genome and the Internet was Swanwick s second novel and The Wiley Handbook of Obsessive Compulsive Disorders, 2 Volume Set (Wiley Clinical Psychology Handbooks) first really successful one Despite some rough spots notably the cyberpunkish opening Vacuum Flowers remains an exemplary modern space opera one of the best in the extraordinary reinvention of my The Apple Bandit (Nancy Drew: Notebooks, #68) favorite subgenre during the past two decades I ve now read VF three times 1987 1993 2000 and I expect to enjoy it again in 2007 or so Highly recommended

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