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« on: May 02, 2012, 06:01:39 pm »
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Domination of the Draka, of course.
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« Reply #1 on: May 02, 2012, 07:28:41 pm »

I've read it, but I'm not a fan of it.  Too many people take it as a serious alt-history instead of the satire of the genre that it is.
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« Reply #2 on: August 06, 2012, 01:49:00 am »
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I've read it, but I'm not a fan of it.  Too many people take it as a serious alt-history instead of the satire of the genre that it is.


Well, it it's a satire it's a very "dead pan" one. I never noticed anything to indicate that it wasn't meant seriously.

I must say though, that while I know Stirling doesn't like the Moslem world, getting rid of it that way did rather strike me as overkill.
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« Reply #3 on: August 06, 2012, 05:41:22 am »
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Well, it it's a satire it's a very "dead pan" one. I never noticed anything to indicate that it wasn't meant seriously.

Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four is a satire too. The term "satire" doesn't necessarily mean that it's supposed to be funny.
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