I had read several rather scathing reviews of this book before I read it. I don't agree at all. Maybe it's because Weir's first book, The Martian, was so universally liked that people expected his next one to be more of the same - I don't know. I felt that his near-future scenario was believable enough and I actually liked the main character (although several female reviewers have pointed out that Weir should get assistance with writing his female characters as they are apparently very unbelievable to female readers) and the bit of science (much less than in The Martian) also was logical enough for me to believe in it. Definitely a much "lighter" read than The Martian but still very enjoyable for me.
Read: November 2017
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