Friday, December 5, 2014

Review: Mariposa

Mariposa by Greg Bear

My rating: 3 of 5 stars

Read Quantico again, to be in the mood for this, but this took one major turn in style, and was somehow not well edited, more like 2.5 points.
There are no spelling errors, and some grammar errors or missing words may have been deliberately (slang/speech from characters), not too distracting, but also left me feeling like a bad scan or shoddy editing (or no editing).
The idea was good, so 3 stars it is.
I may add to this review in the next few days.
Recommended with warning, do not expect too much, this should have been a page-turner, but for that it was too complicated.
This an SF-take on something Brad Thor might write, or from the Tom Clancy-Group (think Netwars).
A very specific US-Future which has a lot of true ideas and some good thought out political twists.

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