Guns gleamed dully. Bullet bandoliers and scars draped their bare chests. Ugly brands scored their faces. She knew why these soldier boys had come.
Review: The Drowned Cities by Paolo Bacigalupi
She knew what they sought, and she knew, too, that if they found it, her best friend would surely die. The Drowned Cities by Paolo Bacigalupi. Andrew Liptak. Issue: 28 May Share this: Facebook Twitter Print Email. Like this: Like Loading About Andrew Liptak. Will Ellwood. June 1, at am. This doesn't read how I expect a Strange Horizons review to read. Paul princejvstin. June 5, at pm.
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I'm not entirely sure why, but I think it may be because unlike some previous works, it offers the possibility of redemption as well as revenge. There's plenty of catharsis to be had, along with an assurance that not even the most powerful are immune from harm.
But it also acknowledges that the villains are tragic as well as monstrous. Bacigalupi's latest, The Drowned Cities , is his second straight young adult release, but that shouldn't deter the writer's older fans from picking up the book even if you have to do it on the sly. From Locus: " Sign Up for news and offers Make sure you don't miss interesting happenings by joining our newsletter program. In Print Preorders Out of Print. My Cart.
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