Century Rain

Century Rain

eBook - 2006 | Ace mass market ed.
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Publisher: New York : Ace Books, 2006.
Edition: Ace mass market ed.
ISBN: 9781101208380
1101208384
9780786577415
078657741X
Characteristics: 1 online resource (626 p.)

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bibliophage91
Apr 16, 2011

Enjoyable, impressive in scope, but not mind-blowing. This is a big book in very many senses. The scope in the future-world is huge, stretching across centuries of human -human conflict. In contrast, the city life in alternate 1959 Paris is minutely detailed with smells, sounds, textures, and sights.

The characterization is relatively strong, and tension is carried along successfully first by the gumshoe detection mystery, and then shifting to Auger’s race to prevent calamity.
Given the doubled nature of the worlds, the story takes a little time to find its momentum.

When Floyd and Auger join forces the momentum becomes unstoppable. At that point, though, I was a little disappointed that Floyd and Custine edged away from center stage, but it was still fun.

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