The Long Earth, by Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter: 3/5

The Long Earth. Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter. Book Review: A design appears on the internet, simple enough for any kid with a nearby Radioshack to complete. Children everywhere build the potato-powered device, flip the switch... And step—into a limitless number of potential Earths, empty of human life. The ramifications of a possibly endless expanse of land and resources on a crowded and depleted

Good for: It’s a passably good science fiction novel, with some humorous elements and a couple good dramatic stories. Fans of such things may enjoy it—the only real downside is the abrupt ending, with plot threads left dangling.

The Long Earth

Terry Pratchett, Stephen Baxter

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2 Responses to The Long Earth, by Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter: 3/5

  1. Jeremy says:

    In principle I would be all for a book about potato-powered dimensional gateways. Sounds like this one misses the mark in the oft-neglected genre.

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