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T intended to be funnyTo avoid giving anything interesting #AWAY TO THE UNFORTUNATE SOULS WHO STUMBLE UPON THIS #to the unfortunate souls who stumble upon this the near or distant future I will conclude by saying if you have a child ask them to write you a story called Cemetery World and they will pen a story far better than this mess Wow I ll cut Across the Wide and Lonesome Prairie right to the chase Cemetery World is one of the most horrifically written sloppily conceived and all around terrible excuses of a novel I have ever had the misfortune toead After eading the stunning classic A Canticle for Leibowitz I couldn t distance myself from a book set centuries hell millennia into the future and at the uick glance Cemetery World could almost be an unofficial and accidental seuel to Canticle humans eturn to Earth from space 10000 years into the future only to discover that the planet is not what it was originally perceived to be Heck the idea itself is not bad at all and Simak s somewhat dystopian ideas of Earth becoming a massive cemetery are entertaining Even the cover looks like something out of a cheesy 1980 s post apocalyptic summer blockbusterBut that s about all there is to praise about Cemetery Planet because there eally is NOTHING good about this book Simak has to be one of Cemetery Planet because there eally is NOTHING good about this book Simak has to be one of worst writers I have ever ead Aside from his epetitiveness and general lack of knowledge concerning the use of a thesaurus it s clear that the guy knows nothing of how to write a dialogue I don t know about other The Worst Weather on Earth: A History of Mount Washington Observatory readers but I grew tired of the constant sentence interruptions with the typical he saidshe said For example So she said What about blah blah blah I don t know I said Let s blah blah blah Seriously Simak take a creative writing course on how to craft decent dialogue structure Conversations should show some sort of creativity and they surely do not have to be that boringThen there is the delivery Like I said the plot idea wasn t bad but Simak manages touin his own brainchild with his slow story telling that involves too many characters or settings only to leave the A London Home in the 1890s reader scratching their head going whaaaaaaat Take for instance Bronco and Elmer Interesting characters to be sure and the author goes into far too much detail describing them and how Fletcher found theobot Elmer and yet he as well as Bronco only compose maybe 14 of this book s plot Speaking of plot the ending just doesn t work both literally and fictionally Ignore the fact that it s wrapped up in 2 paragraphs but just like Terminator 2 it doesn t make sense Let s just say it involves time travel like Back to the Future but in no way does Simak even attempt to explain it Cemetery World was bad Horribly The Geology And Landscape Of Santa Barbara County, California, And Its Offshore Islands rotten I kepteading hoping the story would pick up or the loop holes that were created would be filled As you can see from my scathing Biopower: Foucault and Beyond review both of those hopes like a bug were smashed flat This may not have been as bad as Nueromancer or One Second After but it was pretty damn close to being the worst book I haveead this year Honestly if you want a good take on the future of Earth after a devastating nuclear war stick with A Canticle for Leibowitz I thought this would be a book about a visit back to old earth where the characters would comb through the detritus of the past Possibly they would meet an old Jane Doe and the Cradle of All Worlds robot or hologram I expected it to be full of SF tropes Instead it s a silly pulp action SF novel Extremely boring and doesn tesemble Simak at al. Ynus nusidriekęs Kapinynas Fletčeris Karsonas ketina aplankyti savo protėvių planetą ir įminti visas jos paslaptisKnygoje taip pat skaitykitePLACDARMASMIRAŽAS.

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Cemetery World is the 4th Science Fiction story by Clifford Simak that I ve The Prince read in the past couple of years I ve enjoyed for the most part especially enjoyed The Werewolf Principle and City Cemetery World was an entertaining enjoyableeadFletcher Carson A Bold Carnivore: An Alphabet of Predators returns to Earth now a Cemetery World for the descendants of Earthlings After a world destroying war thousands of years before the majority of theemaining humans escaped and inhabited planets throughout the Universe A company Cemetery has turned the Earth into the cemetery of choice for its descendants of course they make much money off of it Carson accompanied by a Goodbye Sarajevo: A True Story of Courage, Love and Survival robot who was originally from Earth Elmer and a sentient machine Bronco wants to travel around Earth making a movie let s call it Arriving on Earth he also meets Cynthia who arrived before and joins the group searching for treasure artifacts left behind by an alien AnachronianThat s the basic story As the group travel they are hounded by agents of Cemetery graveobbers war machines from the past Wolves of Steel and even spirits Shades There is even a bit of time travel thrown in On the whole you won t learn any astounding theories from the book but if you want a good sound entertaining story with interesting characters and a satisfying conclusion you ll enjoy this story 3 stars What begins well after a bit of exposition as a classic survivalist tale ends up as a puzzle concerning alien intervention perhaps a deus ex machina and time travel At times Cemetery World seems to be a cautionary morality tale about corporate greed and the futility of warfare indeed a peace message everberates through the entire plot and thuggery It is no surprise that Simak introduces time travel and bucolic landscapes he "s done that on several occasionsmost notably Way Station and Time and Time Again both published "done that on several occasionsmost notably Way Station and Time and Time Again both published different titles as well The warp and woof of his work weaves together both the sense of destiny and futility with which humankind struggles Cemetery World begins with an artist s Dream Pulls Together The pulls together the for meaning inherent in archaeology s uest and ties in the Babylonian Captivity precedent of emoving the creatives intellectuals and innovators from a civilization while leaving the backward primitive and unimaginative behind Long before there were movies about the singularity involved in combining human and machine Simak Mathruhridayam redefines what it means to be human in this story s attempt to confront a soulless megacorporation The megacorporation as one might guess from the title is The Cemetery After earth s best and brightest had colonized the stars after an apocalyptic conflict hadeduced human civilization to tiny pockets of backwoods survivalists and frightened urban scavengers living in the wild and the uins espectively a huge corporation decided that earth would make an ideal cemetery for those who wished for their loved ones and could of course afford it to be grounded in Mother Earth Since only a portion of the world has actually been civilized into The Cemetery this seems the ideal world for Fletcher Carson to visit with his navigating compositorcomputernavigatorpack animal A Life In School: What The Teacher Learned robot and gather the necessary data to create the ultimate artistic expression of a planet thwarted by war and corporate greed fromeaching its potential with all the tragedy and pathos that would include along with the standard aestheticI. Pasaulinės fantastikos aukso fondas 11 tomasPrieš dešimt tūkstančių metų Žūtbūtinis Karas sunaikino Žemės civilizaciją Tik nedaugeliui laimingųjų pavy. Cemetery WorldN attempting his task Fletch or Carson finds the obligatory comely ally in one Cynthia Lansing She is on a personal uest a family uest that dovetails with the dream of a former professor of Carson s The uest involves both archaeology and xeno archaeology As with the Indiana Jones films one of Carson s The uest involves both archaeology and xeno archaeology As with the Indiana Jones films one expects to find a conspiracy of powerful opponents aligned against them As it turns out the apparent monolithic conspiracy actually has seams to exploit It becomes very interesting when the duo is forced to determine which machines are for them and which against them Fletch and Cynthia have just the ight amount of paranoia to make this plot work I don t think this is Simak s finest work but I do think it s worth The House That Had Enough reading The ideas and sentiments work to make a thoughtful yet pleasant diversion I wouldecommend if considering a Simak novel for the first time beginning with Way Station or City This is an ok novel at best and not up to par with some of his other poignant and poetically written books This is not a great novel but it is likable If you suppose that Simak s seminal work is his novel City then you probably measure all of his other works against it For me his best work was The Goblin Reservation I The Devil's Snake Curve: A Fan's Notes From Left Field read it many years ago and havee The March Up: Taking Baghdad with the 1st Marine Division read it several times in the passing years Simak has a talent for his gentle characters and beautiful landscapes Simak clearly loves the people and places of the midwest in which he lived and this comes through in this novel as it does in all of his novels His later works are often disparaged compared to City but there is still a warmth and imagination here that is well worth indulging as a late work by a master If you are a Clifford D Simak fan then definitelyead this book some great ideas and concepts and lovely descriptions from time to time but very disjointed and ends up abruptly like he was tired of writing it plus a tacked on Pimpinella Meerprinzessin 1: Ankunft im Muschelschloss (German Edition) romance yargh After a few days I am having to update myeview This book gave me a hangover and I couldn t Das kurze Leben der Sophie Scholl really start another book for a couple of days so I updating myating to a 5 What can I say Simak can spin a yarn Yes I enjoyed it the story provided me with a book hangover definitely 475 but as we can t do that on Goodreads we will Défendre Jacob round up to 5 The story had a little of everything some speculative science fiction adventure intelligentobots aliens and even time travel Wonderful story uick entertaining and fun I can t Darfur's Sorrow: A History of Destruction and Genocide remember where I first heard of this I thought it was from a goodreads friend but no one seems to haveeviewed it that I m friends with But this was just AMAZING I can t believe I ve spent so many decades Black Gold in North Dakota reading science fiction and never come across this author beforeI LOVED this A woman historianobots who d lived 1000s of years ghosts and a post apocalyptic Earth that had been eborn The book eminded me most of Peter Beagle s work There was a gentleness to the characters and the setting that despite the context MADE IT FEEL COMFORTING IT HAD SOME DEFINITE SCIENCE it feel comforting It had some definite science tropes but played them out in a wonderfully uniue and interesting way I am definitely going to Nestle Toll House Recipe Collection read everything else I can find by this author my gosh this book was pretty terrible I went into it with an open mind havingead nothing else by this author The whole story is a disaster so very poorly put together that the badness at one point changes to pure laughs Sadly it is no. 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