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July 2014
Ancillary Justice - Anne Leckie - Orbit, 2013 (Kindle edition)
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I thought that for once I would get with the times and read the buzziest SF novel of the moment. This book has won the BSFA, Locus, Nebula, Hugo and Arthur C. Clarke awards which is an extraordinary achievement for a first novel and suggests that it is something special. Well, I can only conclude that either I am finally growing out of SF (gods, no!) or that this has been a rather thin year. It's a perfectly decent story with some interesting ideas, competently told. But it has some serious flaws and certainly didn't engage me as much as it should have.

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