Camelot 30K has ratings and 29 reviews. David said: It’s been a while since I read a hard SF book. I had almost forgotten how much I enjoy them. Th. Camelot 30K By Robert L. Forward – FictionDB. Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period. Camelot 30K [Robert L. Forward] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. When humankind discovers intelligent life in the Oort Cloud, the first.

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No trivia or quizzes yet. Praise from Vinge and Bear on the cover lured me into this mess.

It begins with a sentence about how “some comets are comets”. To view it, click here. This is a classic Forward style book.

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Get ready for a race with permanent memory that also takes notes to avoid forgetting things, bed-hopping scientists who look up basic facts in an encyclopedia, idiot explorers, and telepresence robots used to manipulate the controls inside of miniature cars.

I don’t know what’s wrong with them. Camelt line, if you have young kids or so this is a nice book to introduce them to the genre of sci-fi. Camelor suppose if you only read perfectly flowing prose and need some feeling of a literary classic between the lines in every book you read, you probably don’t read much Robert L.

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Camelot 30K

I loved the alien race in this book, I couldve read about the characters exploring the little planet for a few hundred pages more. May 01, Gerli rated it liked it. Forward, August 15, – September 21, was an American physicist and science fiction writer. But, again, the physicist overwhelms the story with detail and precision.

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El problema de la Cifi Hard es precisamente ese: The likelihood that Forward was a professional physicist will occur to even the cajelot thoughtful reader within a few pages, and the conviction will be ironclad within the first two dozen.

Books by Robert L. Robert Forward is a genius and I love his books so so much. The characters are cardboard cutouts, but human and alien. I read the similar Dragon’s Egg a decade or xamelot ago and I remember liking that one, so camleot it is just this book.

I had almost forgotten how much I enjoy them. This book has a few interesting ideas, but is written so poorly and so self-inconsistent that it is painful to get to them.

Mhhammer rated it really liked it Jan 09, I actually had a on overall positive and enthralling experience with this book. Some of camelott other stuff I’ve considered as interesting stinkbombs.

Alien world building isn’t my favorite genre but the hard science approach makes the Kerack species compelling. Un crescendo muy bien llevado que ayuda a olvidar el mal sabor de boca inicial cameolt que te acaba dejando satisfecho. As minor planet provisional designations shows, a name of the form ” ZX” is not possible.

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Take a unique idea for a setting and explore what kind of a civilization could be built there. Sep 07, A. Camdlot 13, David rated it liked it.

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Or maybe it’s me.

So, instead, they have built “telebots” through which they can communicate with Merlene and the other keracks. If you haven’t read Dragon’s Egg, try that on for size fi This is a classic Forward style book. In Camelot 30KForward uses exotic low-temperature chemistry to explain the aliens’ unique biology and anatomy. This is a “cute” book. Feb 19, William Haloupek rated it really liked it. What is the mystery behind all this? Old sci-fi, first contact.

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I was just read a long list of descriptors for poor sci-fi writing, and it turns out what Forward delivered here is a “Steam-Grommet Factory”.

Now imagine your own cute story about how little creature Praise from Vinge and Bear on the cover lured me into this mess. Although, at the time I was years old and stuck somewhere I didn’t want to be, so I can’t entirely couch for the literary tastes of my early self.

Dec 03, Gregoire rated it liked it Shelves: Four astronauts journey to a cold planet only thirty degrees above absolute zero and inhabited by tiny aliens who have created a complex civilization.