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The Journey Continues...

Postby Mr. Teg » 19 Apr 2010 08:33

Another Past Review :D
A very good follow up to the LA Times article expanding on the Journeyman...
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Re: The Journey Continues...

Postby Tleszer » 19 Apr 2010 09:55

John Grant gets :orcs-buttshake: :orcs-buttshake: :orcs-buttshake: :orcs-buttshake: out of 5. Great review!
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Re: The Journey Continues...

Postby Omphalos » 19 Apr 2010 12:03

The term "journeyman" refers to two things. 1) a person who has completed the required number of hours to call themselves an experienced professional; and, 2) a capable producer whose skill falls somewhere between beginner and master.

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Re: The Journey Continues...

Postby Serkanner » 19 Apr 2010 12:22

A very well written review which convinces me thoroughly to never ever again touch a book with the name Kevin Journeyman Anderson on its cover.

And this sums it up for me:

"Although it is two or three times longer than any of those nameless old pulp paperbacks would ever have been permitted to be, it has exactly the same atmosphere of dutiful journeyman sf. The pages get turned OK, but without any great deal of enthusiasm because there's no real narrative drive and one, quite rightly, anticipates no ideative surprises. This is a long book based on a premise drawn from sf's common stockpot."
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Re: The Journey Continues...

Postby Freakzilla » 19 Apr 2010 13:13

Serkanner wrote:...Kevin Journeyman Anderson...

Finally, whe know what the J stands for. :lol:
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Re: The Journey Continues...

Postby trang » 26 Apr 2010 03:24

great review tearing the book down, luv it.

I thought the J stood for Jabecca's tool or Jacket? :handgestures-thumbup:
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