The Evolutionary Void – Peter F. Hamilton

Void #3 The conclusion of the Void trilogy. Sadly, this book didn’t stand up to its predecessors (The Dreaming Void, The Temporal Void). Those were pretty good, and this is not substantially worse, but while those were full of interesting ideas and a good balance of SF and fantasy, this one was a little more of a slog. In the first two books, I found it hard to keep track of the various actors, who…

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The Temporal Void – Peter F. Hamilton

Void #2 The second book in Peter Hamilton’s complex story of galactic politics, religion, and aspiration. The Temporal Void is not as strong as its predecessor, The Dreaming Void, but it’s still a strong book. The book continues the story, but this time the SF side is stronger than the fantasy. Both have weaknesses. On the SF side, key character Araminta experiments with different romantic/sexual relations. Unfortunately, it comes across less as exploration of future…

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The Dreaming Void – Peter F. Hamilton

Void #1 The Dreamer broadcast to a highly evolved society the transmissions he received from the strange galactic Void region – ‘dreams’ that have inspired a large movement that aims to replicate the dreams’ society. Generally, I re-read all previous books in a series when I buy the next book. This means I’ve read The Dreaming Void three times. I like it as much now as I did the first time, but I find it…

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