Building Harlequin’s Moon puts me very much in mind of Kim Stanley Robinson’s books. Only Niven and Cooper do it in one volume. It’s a very satisfying generation-spanning hard-SF novel. I would quibble that it reads in the beginning like a character-driven book and at the end like a plot-driven book. This did make it feel a little lopsided to me. (On the other hand, I did stay up very late one night over the weekend in order to finish it.)
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Kenneth, thanks for the review. Despite the somewhat mixed comments on Amazon this sounds like a good read. I’ve added it to my Wishlist. 🙂
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