Author: Kim Stanley Robinson

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Jan 13
Shaman by Kim Stanley Robinson

Shaman by Kim Stanley Robinson

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Shaman ponderously chronicles the coming of age of a young man living in prehistoric times, and although there are many who have found it amazing, I think it's rather dull. The book started promisingly with Loon's week-long Wander, where he has to survive for a week alone in the wilderness, and then his meeting, courtship and marriage to Elga, but I was utterly bored half way through the novel and it only got worse. There are moments of brilliance, which engrossed me, but these are meagre offerings in a 450 page doorstop of a novel. Shaman begins when Loon is twelve,...

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