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Posted August 22, 2001
A good read that keeps you on your toes.
This is the first book by Barry Longyear that I ever read. It's a fairly easy read for people willing to sit through it (at times that was hard for me). The subject matter can be a bit harsh, but from what I've read by the author, that's just Mr. Longyear's style. Sea of Glass really did keep me on my toes, as I read about the life of a boy who grows up in a world where he isn't welcome. I think most people's first reaction to this book would be one of repulsion, as it hints to a very neo-nazi point of view and seems to go against the grain of a very basic animal instinct to reproduce as much as possible. Once your done reading it, however, you really have to think about how you feel and what kind of message this book says about the future of mankind. Are we destined for a world like this, or a world of Soylent Green? I recommend this book to people 12 and older, for reading level, and subject matter.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.