Special Linkanomics

It’s a while since the last link-dump, so some of these are a little stale now, but since this is as much for my future reference as your benefit:

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7 Responses to “Special Linkanomics”

  1. Liviu Says:

    I would buy and read that Adam Roberts fantasy too :) Sounds very interesting from the description on his web page.

    M. Flynn did – superbly in my opinion, at least the medieval part – 1340’s village meets somewhat advanced aliens, advanced aliens are more comprehensible for us than said village people in Eifelheim, though not in verse :)

  2. Adam Roberts Says:

    Interesting links, Niall, although maybe a little, er, Adam Roberts heavy. Thanks for the positivity, though. And Liviu: the Flunn novel … I take it that’s Eifelheim? I’ve not read it, but will if you recommend.

  3. Niall Says:

    In hindsight, yes, a special Adam Roberts Section might have been appropriate this time.

  4. Liz Says:

    Has anyone actually had a Tumbarumba appear for them? I have been browsing with it on and so far no exciting out-of-place stories :(

  5. Liviu Says:

    Eifelheim by M. Flynn has two threads: a medieval one that sounds somewhat similar to Mr. Roberts’ fantasy book and that is done very well, and a shorter modern one that is the reworked earlier novella with the same name and involves a historian researching the mystery of a disappearing German medieval village. This last thread is less successful in my opinion, being less coherent, more of a fill-in story.

    Yellow Blue Tibia is a book that I am ordering as soon as Book Depository lists it.

  6. Graham Says:

    Liz: no, same here.

  7. Niall Says:

    I haven’t seen any yet, either, but some people have.


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