Short book reviews by Jacob Williams from 2015. Send feedback to firstname.lastname@example.org.
I feel like there's both a lot to like and a lot to dislike about this book, which makes choosing a numeric rating difficult; it has poignant sections and fascinating ideas and some gripping aspects to the story, and it also has lots of disappointing prose and some over-the-top plot points.
This was pretty funny and enjoyable throughout. I liked it better than the other one I've read by this author (Lamb) and I'm looking forward to reading more from him.
I didn't know what I was getting into when I started reading this. For some reason I thought it would be more simplistic, not so trippy and ambiguity-laden, but I guess I ought to have known what to expect from PKD after reading A Scanner Darkly.
Good discussion of harassment on the Internet with insightful comparisons to spam and copyright issues.
Having reading this, I think I'm going to significantly ratchet up my level of skepticism towards all online information sources.