Category Archives: Retro Reviews

I like old sci-fi. There’s so much good stuff out there from last century – it’s what I mostly read. This section has my commentary on such.

Retro Review – “Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?”

I absolutely love Phillip K. Dick.  After having read five or so of his novels, I might even say he’s my favorite.  He’s dark, intelligent, and humorous.  Some of his plots are so masterfully subversive to a person’s awareness that … Continue reading

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Retro Review: Mona Lisa Overdrive

The third installment in “The Sprawl,” is a disappointment. With a thing that’s supposed to resemble a plot and some of the characters having spanned across three novels, the book introduces more questions and mysteries than it sets out to … Continue reading

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Retro Review: Count Zero

I was intrigued enough with William Gibson’s “Neuromancer” to continue along with his “Sprawl Trilogy.”  I found the second book, “Count Zero,” to be written with a more refined style.  The plot was far more engaging and aimed at the … Continue reading

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