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Gentleman Jole and the Red Queen A buddy read with Choko and Maria.DNF This is not going to be much of a review this is my mourning for one of my favorite science fiction series ever There will not be any witty comments here There will not be any images I will not touch any further books of it if they ever get written Before I proceed I have to state that I think that people s sexuality is their own business and we are not to judge it I am fine with whatever two consenting adults do in their own bedroom I am perfectly f A buddy read with Choko and Maria.DNF This is not going to be much of a review this is my mourning for one of my favorite science fiction series ever There will not be any witty comments here There will not be any images I will not touch any further books of it if they ever get written B This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here I never imagined, in my life, that I would be one starring a Vorkosigan novel.Never.The worst Vorkosigan book to date was probably Cryoburn, and that was a solid if somewhat tepid mystery adventure So when I d seen this latest novel featuring Cordelia, no less I almost fell out of my chair Somehow I d managed to miss this new development completely, all theexciting a surprise.Alas, this is not a novel, it s a fanfic post A Cordelia fanfic post.I can understand that, in a way Si I never imagined, in my life, that I would be one starring a Vorkosigan novel.Never.The worst Vorkosigan book to date was probably Cryoburn, and that was a solid if somewhat tepid mystery adventure So when I d seen this latest novel featuring Cordelia, no less I almost fell out of my chair Somehow I d managed to miss this new development completely, all theexciti Full review, first posted on www.FantasyLiterature.com This review discusses a major revelation for readers of this series, disclosed in the first chapter of this book, as well as some spoilers for earlier books in the series Three years after the sudden death of her husband Aral, Cordelia Vorkosigan is still the Vicereine governor of the colony planet Sergyar, and is still recovering from the grief of losing Aral Cordelia is now seventy six, but still young both at heart and physically, Full review, first posted on www.FantasyLiterature.com This review discusses a major revelation for readers of this series, disclosed in the first chapter of this book, as well as some spoilers for earlier books in the series Three year Sometimes there s that one brilliant author who can break all the damn rules and get away with it.Yeah I m talking about Lois Bujold.I tried putting this novel into a mould to judge it by any other type of story and I just can t do it Sure, I could just reduce it by saying it s a love story, but that s like saying the events of Aral and Cordelia s courtship is just an SF love story, and it s so much richer and deep and full of nostalgia than that It s saying that Miles and Ekaterina was just Sometimes there s that one brilliant author who can break all the damn rules and get away with it.Yeah I m talking about Lois Bujold.I tried putting this novel into a mould to judge it by any other type of story and I just can t do it Sure, I could just reduce it by saying it s a love story, but that s like saying the events of Aral and Cordelia s courtship is just an SF love story, and it s so much richer and deep and full of nostalgia than that It s saying that Miles and Ekaterina was just some fly by night romance, and to say that is to talk complete shit.No, this happens to have the trappings of all the immense story and love and history of this universe, but it is also something so much grander than just that.It s about love It s about finding happine 4.75 A buddy read with Evgeny and Maria, because we need our dose of Vorkosigan Let me start by saying once again I am to partial to this series to be able to separate my love for everything in it, thus rendering me incapable of an objective opinion Thus I recognize that if there are weaknesses in any part of it, I am most likely going to overlook them, so be warned This is the newest and hopefully not the last book in the Vorkosigan s Universe series and it is very different from 4.75 A buddy read with Evgeny and Maria, because we need our dose of Vorkosigan Let me start by saying once again I am to partial to this series to be able to separate my love for everything in it, thus rendering me incapable of an objective opinion Thus I recognize that if there are weaknesses in any part o This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here SPOILERS SPOILERS SPOILERSAbout a third of the way into this book, it occurred to me that the genre I love best has in so many ways grown up At least, I can t think of a major book coming out from genre publishers in the last few decades that is basically about two old people thinking about retirement, reflecting on their past lives, and finding romance as well as feeling their way toward their future lives.I loved this book because it engages directly with the long shadow of past grief, and po SPOILERS SPOILERS SPOILERSAbout a third of the way into this book, it occurred to me that the genre I love best has in so many ways grown up At least, I can t think of a major book coming out from genre publishers in the last few decades that is basically about two old people thinking about retirement, reflecting on their past lives, and finding romance as well as feeling their way toward their future lives.I loved this book because it engages directly with the long shadow of past grief, and post violence emotional fallout, in a belie The book itself is well written and there s a lot to like about it.But Fundamentally I don t buy it In its revision of relationships, retconning, heavy use of flashbacks and reminiscing, and general lack of plot, it feels like an extended piece of fanfic view spoiler A three sided marriage, two of whom are determinedly described as average looking and the third gorgeous and talented beyond belief If this had actually been fanfic, I would have rolled my eyes and stopped reading right there The book itself is well written and there s a lot to like about it.But Fundamentally I don t buy it In its revision of relationships, retconning, heavy use of flashbacks and reminiscing, and general lack of plot, it feels like an extended piece of fanfic view spoiler A three sided marriage, two of wh Cordelia Naismith Vorkosigan Returns To The Planet That Changed Her Destiny.FUTURE IMPERFECT Three Years After Her Famous Husband S Death, Cordelia Vorkosigan, Widowed Vicereine Of Sergyar, Stands Ready To Spin Her Life In A New Direction Oliver Jole, Admiral, Sergyar Fleet, Finds Himself Caught Up In Her Web Of Plans In Ways He D Never Imagined, Bringing Him To An Unexpected Crossroads In His Life Meanwhile, Miles Vorkosigan, One Of Emperor Gregor S Key Investigators, This Time Dispatches Himself On A Mission Of Inquiry, Into A Mystery He Never Anticipated His Own Mother Plans, Wills, And Expectations Collide In This Sparkling Science Fiction Social Comedy, As The Impact Of Galactic Technology On The Range Of The Possible Changes All The Old Rules, And Miles Learns That Not Only Is The Future Not What He Expects, Neither Is The Past. I never imagined giving 2 stars to a Vorkosigan book I must have read every one of them at least 3 times and some of them a dozen orI even bought this ebook to read it before the actual paper book is published But this book is very different, a total change of style from all the others and it feels lazy and lackluster Fine, if Bujold wanted to explore Cordelia a bitnow all the Miles books are out of the way, great I m sure she has lotsstory to tell But this wa I really enjoy Bujold s writing style, and I love the whole Vorkosigan saga Seriously, Bujold could probably write about her characters simply cooking dinner or going shopping and I d happily read it However, in most of her books, she excels at juggling the mundane details of daily life and relationships with planet spanning high drama and life or death intrigue In Gentleman Jole and the Red Queen she dispe


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