Science fiction and fantasy                                            

Greg Bear

Greg Bear is a prolific writer of hard sf, but he also turns his hand to more populist work.

Book Reviews

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3 star rating
Who wouldn't want to live forever?
Released in 2002.


Darwin's Radio
4 star rating
A biologist and a palaeontologist uncover evidence that suggests evolution does not happen the way we believe it to.
Released in 1999.

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Dinosaur Summer
3 star rating
In this sequel to The Lost World, a young man and his father accompany a travelling dinosaur circus.
Released in 1998.

Unreviewed books

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Queen Of Angels
A public defender is tasked with bringing in a poet and mass murderer. Meanwhile, computers at Alpha Centauri and on Earth look for life and contemplate self-awareness and the soul. The first novel in the Queen Of Angels series.

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Earth has recovered from an apocalypse. But whilst some can have immortality, it is not available for all in this story spanning the far future, spaceships, and advanced extra-dimensional civilisations. Book two of The Way.

Similar Works

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Solatium by Becca Mills
Beth Ryder has hidden powers that mark her out for a different life, but she is about to find out how different when she embarks on a fantastic and dangerous journey. The second novel in the Emanations series.

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The Great Game by Lavie Tidhar
Lizards, aliens, robots and spies are some of the players in a high stakes shadow game for the future of the empire. The third in the Bookman series.

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Jurassic Park by Steven Spielberg
On an isolated island the ultimate theme park is almost completed, featuring live dinosaurs. What could possibly go wrong?

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Natural History by Justina Robson
This novel sees mankind engineering its own evolution to space and beyond. But at what cost?