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Roadside Picnic

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

5 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

a book worh hording

My copy of this book is a soft of the Roadside Picknic with Tale of the Troika. I have read it 3 times now and enjoyed it enough each time to want to read it again. It is dark and vague in some ways and frighteningly clear in others. It was undoubtedly one of the most i...
My copy of this book is a soft of the Roadside Picknic with Tale of the Troika. I have read it 3 times now and enjoyed it enough each time to want to read it again. It is dark and vague in some ways and frighteningly clear in others. It was undoubtedly one of the most important SF book of late 70's. But its important here to add that it stands today as well as it did when it was published. It has not aged much. True the political situation in that part of the world has changed, but not so much for the poor and desparate. The charachters develop and the reader can identify with their plight. Aliens, never depicted, are viewed as incomprehensible, dangerus and careless. An intoxicating mixture. On another level this novel is a commentary on the human condition, our own dangerousness, and perhaps most important the importance of hope. A fun read but also has many layers if your open to Them.

posted by Anonymous on March 9, 2007

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1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

Kouri

Eh, you still up? Was busy, sorry. I missed you! Again.....Dx

posted by Anonymous on June 4, 2013

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 3, 2013

    On of the greatest science fiction novels???

    No. Not even close. Dont waste your money. Pick it up at the library if you really want to read it.

    0 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted March 23, 2014

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