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Alyce Blyth

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great!

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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-02-2020

it was an awesome book! 💛 💛 💛 💛 :) ♡ :) :) :) :)

True Science Fiction

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Reviewed: 04-05-2017

Anyone who has read Susan Greenfield's other (non-fiction) books will be familiar with her explorations of consciousness and the mind. This story does the same, but uses imagination to project two directions of our current society forward to their extreme conclusions. Unlike simple admonishments about 'screen-time' or exaltations to mindfulness, her characters depict a complex tension that does not always play out as you expect. The book is grounded in her research and teaching style, but explains all scientific terms as they are first used keeping it accessible. Definitely not a simple leisure book, but an impressive and creative thought experiment that will leave you thinking.

Worth the effort!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-04-2017

Given the many reviews with comments about the excessive length of this book, I was hesitant to commit to listening through it all. But, the detail and attention paid to the various phases of the story are worth it as the book comes to completion, and the arc of the narrative reveals significance in parts of the story that might have otherwise been edited out to cut it down. If you want to listen but are scared of the length, I recommend investing the time. I'm glad I did.

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A true and honest story of love

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 24-01-2017

Enjoyable as a standalone novel, as well as being an insightful, honest exploration of love between two real and imperfect people.