The coming-of-age of one alien warrior, and the acculturation of one human soldier, set to the epic backdrop of recent galactic war and inter-species intrigue.
Silverberg’s magnificent tale of science-fiction post-colonialism, and an effective homage to Joseph Conrad to boot. Not to be missed.
To start things off, I’m going to ask you go read my review of the first two Riverworld books. Go on. It’ll be helpful, since I reference those a lot. Back already? Good.
Philip Jose Farmer’s Riverworld series, at least the first books. I had fond memories of the first book when I read it years ago, and when I was gifted the next ones, I wondered how it held up. Here’s the answer.
Hawksbill Station, the prison at the end of time: a gulag in the Precambrian era for political extremists and protesters. A captivating story laden with concepts that demand introspection.