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The future…
Sometimes a wonderful land, sometimes a dystopia. Sometimes in the past, because if the book was written in the 60s but set in the 90s then it is both set in the future and the past, or at least that’s how I sees it, and this is my blog, so that’s the way it is.

the martian by andy weir

The Martian by

Mark Watney is a botanist and engineer assigned to the Ares programme, one of the very few who gets to go to …

Wolves by Simon Ing

Wolves by

I totally agree with that old saying “never judge a book by its cover”, but more often than not it is the …

Moxyland by Lauren Beukes

Moxyland by

Set in a fictional, futuristic Cape Town in South Africa Moxyland is a book that I’m somewhat conflicted about. I read Beukes’ …

Redshirts by John Scalzi

Redshirts by

p>Read for the 2014 Sci-Fi Experience Ensign Dahl has just been assigned to The Intrepid. In many ways this is an honour. …

Parasite by Mira Grant

Parasite by

Book 1 in the Parasitology series. Sally Mitchell was in a car crash, suffered brain damage, but just as her family were …

Elysium dir. Neill Blomkamp

Elysium dir. by

In 2154 the rich and privileged have abandoned Earth and now live happily ever after on a space habitat, Elysium. There all …

Warhorse

Warhorse by

For years humans had thought themselves alone in space. But then the Tampies made themselves known. And they, unlike humanity, had the …

After tomorrow

After tomorrow by

In the near future the economy has collapsed. Money is pretty much useless. Matt and his family have been lucky, they can …