NPR Review

Jan. 29th, 2019 06:18 am
marthawells: (Reading)
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The Murderbot Diaries: All Systems Red got reviewed on the NPR site:

https://www.npr.org/2019/01/27/688354123/sulky-cynical-murderbot-is-one-of-sci-fis-most-human-characters

It's the wonder of the character — that something so alien can be so human. That everyone who has ever had to hide in a crowded room, avert their eyes from power, cocoon themselves in media for comfort or lie to survive can relate. It's powerful to see that on the page. It's moving to ride around in the head of something that is so strong and so vulnerable, so murder-y and so frightened, all at the same time.

So deserving

Date: 2019-02-02 10:05 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] jesse_the_k
...and he gets it.

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