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The Duke of Uranium

By John Barnes

The Duke of Uranium

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Tags: adventure, barnes, interplanetary, john barnes, science fiction

Started reading:
2010-04-06 09:08:16
Finished reading:
2010-04-07 09:08:36


Rating: 6

This space opera has perhaps more in common with Heinlein’s later work with a smidge more hard science than some. The standout in this book is the language when the characters are speaking with each other. The slang feels fairly natural even while being a bit all over the map as far as influences (Japanese and Russian seem to overshadow more obvious slang from Chinese or Spanish). A fun read, though a bit contrived.

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