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Rejoice, a knife to the heart

Steven Erikson

Rejoice, a knife to the heart

a novel of first contact

by Steven Erikson

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Extraterrestrial beings,
  • Human-alien encounters,
  • Fiction,
  • Life on other planets

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSteven Erikson
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 466 pages
    Number of Pages466
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26976347M
    ISBN 101773740121
    ISBN 109781773740126
    OCLC/WorldCa1036256840

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This book demands your attention every single page and forces the reader to ask themselves some very deep questions about humanity and the societies we live in. The themes explored in Rejoice, A Knife to the Heart are very close to my heart and kept me incredibly fascinated all the way through.

I'm so glad Erikson wrote this book/5. Erikson has been nominated for the Locus Award four times and the World Fantasy Award twice. His next novel Rejoice, A Knife to the Heart, is an SF First Contact story, due out in October, He lives in Victoria, B.C.

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Steven Erikson has taken his lifelong passion for Star Trek and transformed it into a smart, inventive, and hugely entertaining spoof on the whole overblown mankind-exploring-space-for-the-good-of-all-species-but-trashing-stuff-with-a-lot-of-high-tech-gadgets-along-the-way adventure.

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Rejoice, A Knife to the Heart, is a complex piece of science fiction that I listened to on audiobook earlier in the year, and which I’ve been needing to review for a while.

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Praise For Rejoice, a Knife to the Heart "Steven Erikson hasn't just reinvigorated the first-contact novel, he's reinvented it. This is a wholly original book, brilliantly conceived and flawlessly executed, with a fascinating central conceit related to curbing human violence.

Erikson has been nominated for the Locus Award four times and the World Fantasy Award twice. His next novel Rejoice, A Knife to the Heart, is an SF First Contact story, due out in October, He lives in Victoria, B.C. with his lovely wife : Promontory Press Inc. Rejoice, a Knife to the Heart is therefore his first serious, full-length science fiction novel and it's probably going to take people by surprise.

It's relatively short ( pages of quite large type), focused and a bit of a throwback to SF's golden age, consisting of story development through sequences of conversations between core characters.

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Rejoice, a Knife to the Heart (Hardcover) Average rating: out of 5 stars, based on 2 reviews 2 reviews. although it is a considerably better book. This is also a response to, and a rejection of, Campbellian first-contact stories -- the ones where humans are shown as better, more successful, tougher, than any aliens who might be out /5(2).

Rejoice, A Knife to the Heart is a novel that asks the difficult questions. This work explores thought-provoking themes such as post-scarcity society, post-capitalism, climate change, the importance of religions and spirituality, the planet as.

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Erikson has been nominated for the Locus Award four times and the World Fantasy Award twice. His next novel Rejoice, A Knife to the Heart, is an SF First Contact story, due out in October, He lives in Victoria, B.C. with his lovely wife Clare/5(54).

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Language: English. Steven Erikson (born October 7, ) is the pseudonym of Steve Rune Lundin, a Canadian novelist, who was educated and trained as both an archaeologist and anthropologist. He is best known for his ten-volume spanning epic fantasy series Malazan Book of the Fallen, which began with the publication of Gardens of the Moon () and was completed with the publication of Notable works: Malazan Book of the Fallen, The.

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Rejoice is an enjoyable book which contains quite a fascinating story concept of aliens intervening on Earth to stop humanity’s destruction of the planet as a viable biome.

Finished Rejoice. A Knife to the Heart. A complicated book. I'm going to have to think this one over. A pity there's no sub-forum for it I enjoyed the first 2/3 more than the end but again, I think I'm still going over it in my mind.

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Rejoice, A Knife to the Heart (Book): Erikson, Steven: "Imagine a First Contact without contact, and an alien arrival where no aliens show up. Imagine the sudden appearance of exclusion zones all over the planet, into which no humans are allowed. Imagine an end to all violence, from the schoolyard bully to nations at war.

Imagine an end to borders, an end to all. Rejoice, a Knife’s Heart is a sci-fi novel by Erikson. Erikson is probably most known for his Malazan fantasy book series. Books I’ve heard great things about so I was eager to give this book a chance. Unfortunately I struggled a lot with this book.

Sci-fi comes in all shapes in forms. From dystopia to space opera’s. Rejoice, a Knife to the Heart (****) is going to be a divisive book, I feel. I suspect some will be bored by a novel which consists almost entirely of conversations between people without a laser gun battle in sight (there are a couple of small explosions though), but for those who read SF for ideas, for intelligent observations on the world Author: Adam Whitehead.

With Rejoice: A Knife to the Heart, Erikson holds up a mirror for all of humanity. The Earth, when seen from space, shows no borders. A First Contact story that examines the path of the human race on Earth, Rejoice nails some very brutal truths about humankind at large; where humanity is heading to and what awaits us in the future without.

Rejoice: A Knife to the Heart is also refreshingly different from the other explorations of imminent apocalypse and surprisingly funny with its cast of characters, its irreverent and gleeful satire of how those in positions of power respond to a complete rewriting of rules that we have all accepted as unchangeable.

Like the best science-fiction.Rejoice, A Knife to the Heart A Novel of First Contact (Book): Erikson, Steven: "Imagine a First Contact without contact, and an alien arrival where no aliens show up. Imagine the sudden appearance of exclusion zones all over the planet, into which no humans are allowed.

Imagine an end to all violence, from the schoolyard bully to nations at war.Steven Erikson is an archaeologist, anthropologist, and a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. His Malazan Book of the Fallen series, including The Crippled God, Dust of Dreams, Toll the Hounds, and Reaper’s Gale, have received widespread international acclaim and established him as a major voice in the world of fantasy first book in the series, Gardens of the .