Cover of The Martian Obelisk.

The Martian Obelisk

author: Linda Nagata (2017)
date read: 2018-08-02
pages: 128
lists: scifi
rating: β˜… β˜… β˜† β˜† β˜†

I felt like The Martian Obelisk by Linda Nagata only built despair to alleviate it, and that was about it. I think the reason is that I don’t buy an Earth with reduced but still significant population levels and significant infrastructure mixed with sentences like “surgery became a lost art” and the debilitating despair that seemed to stop everybody from doing anything actually useful.

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