Fall Revolution
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(3.7 based on 67 ratings)
  • 1

    The Star Fraction: The Fall Revolution 1

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 29 mins)
    • By Ken Macleod
    • Narrated By Stephen Crossley
    Overall
    (31)
    Performance
    (29)
    Story
    (28)

    Moh Kohn is a security mercenary, his smart gun and killer reflexes for hire. Janis Taine is a scientist working on memory-enhancing drugs, fleeing the US/UN's technology cops. Jordan Brown is a teenager in the Christian enclave of Beulah City, dealing in theologically-correct software for the world's fundamentalists - and wants out.

    Cascadian says: "The reader makes it work"
    The reader makes it work

    A wild imagining of a future and its political movements, close-up war, adventure, and aware AIs. Full of great throw-away details like the Femininis..Show More »

    Reviewed on April 27 2012 by Cascadian (Oregon, USA)
  • 2

    The Stone Canal: The Fall Revolution 2

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 23 mins)
    • By Ken Macleod
    • Narrated By James Lalley
    Overall
    (15)
    Performance
    (15)
    Story
    (15)

    Life on New Mars is tough for humans, but death is only a minor inconvenience. The machines know their place, the free market rules all, and only the Abolitionists object. Then a stranger arrives on New Mars, a clone who remember his life on Earth as Jonathan Wilde, the anarchist with a nuclear capability who was accused of losing World War III. This stranger also remembers one David Reid, who now serves as New Mars's leader.

    Wiegand says: "Mind-numbingly boring"
    Mind-numbingly boring

    I would barely call this science fiction. It is more of a tale of two rivals over a woman, part of which story just happens to be set in the future. ..Show More »

    Reviewed on August 01 2013 by Wiegand (South Charleston, WV, United States)
  • 3

    The Fall Revolution 3: The Cassini Division

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 1 min)
    • By Ken Macleod
    • Narrated By Charlie Norfolk
    Overall
    (11)
    Performance
    (10)
    Story
    (11)

    Ellen May Ngewthu is a soldier and leader of the Cassini Division, the elite defence force of the utopian Solar Union. Here in the twenty-fourth century, the forts of the Division, in orbit around Jupiter, are the front line in humanity's long standoff with the unknowable post-humans godlike beings descended from the men and women who transformed themselves with high technology centuries ago.

    Amazon Customer says: "Excellent Political Sci Fi!"
    Excellent Political Sci Fi!

    This was my first Ken Macleod book; I did not read the previous volumes in the “Fall Revolution” series because there were a number of bad reviews, an..Show More »

    Reviewed on December 16 2013 by Amazon Customer (Louisville, KY)
  • 4

    The Fall Revolution 4: The Sky Road

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 58 mins)
    • By Ken Macleod
    • Narrated By Lucy Paterson
    Overall
    (10)
    Performance
    (10)
    Story
    (10)

    Centuries after the catastrophic Deliverance, humanity is again reaching into space. And Clovis, a young scholar working in the spaceship-construction yard, could make the difference between success and failure. For his mysterious new lover, Merrial, has seduced him into the idea of extrapolating the ship's future from the dark archives of the past.

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