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Big, Chunky Fantasy or Scifi Stand Alones Wanted
#61  Dr. Drib 03-29-2020, 10:27 AM
I haven't read "The Shockwave Rider", although I see that I have that title.

Thanks.
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#62  Greg Anos 03-29-2020, 02:21 PM
Quote Dr. Drib
^ I see that now. Thanks.

Have you tried (or can tolerate) Samuel R. Delany's writings?
Delaney I can take or leave. Try to find some time for The Shockwave Rider.
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#63  taosaur 05-11-2020, 01:14 PM
I'll second Anathem, The Great and Secret Show, and Angelmaker, though I'd expect all three to be somewhat divisive. All three have a strong postmodern bent to them, and I know some people are allergic.

The only recs I have left aren't exactly doorstops, but they're of respectable size:
The Bees by Laline Paul: Dark animal fantasy in the vein of Watership Down. The detail and immediacy of the bees' world is outstanding.
Queen City Jazz by Kathleen Ann Goonan: Just a page-turner fantasy journey set in a world transformed by a nanotech apocalypse. It did turn into a series, but was written and released as a standalone.
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