I'm so happy to have some days off which I enjoy a lot. A time of joy, pleasure and relaxation lies ahead. A time to spend in peace with the ones you love. A time full of joy and excitement about all the books you will get as Christmas gifts.
It is no secret that I admire the extraordinary Dark Roasted Blend.
They surprise me nearly every week with excellent posts. And today - 24th of December, Christmas Day - they posted a gift for all people who are interested in EPIC SPACE FICTION or who want to discover the world of EPIC SPACE FICTION. Go and have a look at
I admit that I never read a book by Alastair Reynolds so far. But that may change after I read the mentioned post.
The famous Revelation Space series started in 2000 with
Revelatin Space (pb, digital) [ISBN-13: 978-0441009428; Kindle Edition ASIN: B001QL5MAA] by Alastair Reynolds.
"Nine hundred thousand years ago, something annihilated the Amarantin civilization just as it was on the verge of discovering space flight. Now one scientist, Dan Sylveste, will stop at nothing to solve the Amarantin riddle before ancient history repeats itself. With no other resources at his disposal, Sylveste forges a dangerous alliance with the cyborg crew of the starship Nostalgia for Infinity. But as he closes in on the secret, a killer closes in on him. Because the Amarantin were destroyed for a reason—and if that reason is uncovered, the universe—and reality itself—could be irrecovably altered…." [Source]
Now I wish you and your dear and near ones a
WONDERFUL CHRISTMAS 2013 !