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You can read my review of “Burning Paradise” by Robert Charles Wilson at Europa SF: http://scifiportal.eu/burning-paradise-by-robert-charles-wilson-a-review-by-valentin-d-ivanov-bulgaria/
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I had Burning Paradise in my sight for a while . . .
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To summarize, Burning Paradise offers mysterious premise, drive and suspense, character depth, and rich language – all the constituents of a good novel. It is probably not on par with the best work of R. C. Wilson, but I found it a great read.
Stephen Baxter is an old favorite of mine. I discovered his writing on uchronia.net – the bibliography of alternate history: ”First to the Moon”, “Prospero One”, “Anti-Ice”, and of course the excellent novel “Voyage” made me follow his work.
I was surprised to learn that he has collaborated on a parallel Earths novel with Terry Pratchett. To me, Pratchett was the prototypical fantasy writer but then I remembered that he managed to write books about economy, politics and whatever else you can think of, all under the disguise of fantasy, and I was less surprised.
Eventually, I got my hands on a second-hand copy of the first book…