clever stuff, although admittedly the characters are rather one-dimensional, with one of them handily having prior knowledge that helps explain the background.
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A clever use of a doctoral thesis defence enables the reader to find out more about the anomaly to which the putative Dr Chatterjee has given her name.
Reynolds’ short stories are rarer than hen’s teeth these days, so I looked forward to reading this story once I spotted his name on the cover (which has an illustration of a spacesuited figure with a seagull tied to his lap….)
A second story from Reynolds featuring an intelligent Tyrannosaurus Rex in recent years..
Used to trilogies that frequently go to the far reaches of the galaxy in both space and time, Reynolds still manages to get an epic sweep into this narrative.
Only a few pages long, but Reynolds pack a lot into it!
Against a background of water shortages and climate change, a single mother has to face a challenge.
Reynolds at his best in identifying a bogglingly long-term problem, and putting in a very human angle on its solution.