KINDLE [God's War]

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  • God's War
  • Kameron Hurley
  • English
  • 14 April 2018
  • 9781597803007

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Review God's War Free read Ñ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free õ Kameron Hurley Kameron Hurley õ 2 Read & download Al between her government and an alien gene pirate goes bad Nyx's ugly past makes her the top pick for a covert recovery The head they want her to bring home could end the war but at what price The world is about to find out. Bounty hunter and occasional gene pirate takes a job that puts her suarely in the middle of the centuries long internecine religious warInteresting as hell but also frustrating and unsatisfying It would be too obvious to call this gritty so I ll go the extra mile and explain that I kept asking uestions of the world building like okay seriously you ve been massacring your populations for a hundred years at the front and yet both societies are still built around sending bodies out to fight Bodies from where And then Hurley told me where the new population growth comes from in a nearly casual aside and I went oh swallowed hard and moved on This is a bloody awful world vividly drawn and pretty close to fascinating Unfortunately the character work was done with a much heavier hand and I found myself impatient with a lot of it Also with the gender politics this is one of those worlds where women are far likely to survive than men so you have most of the problems of the patriarchy but in reverse plus a few extra That aspect like much of the work regarding the religious conflict itself felt like pieces of machinery put carefully together and then not connected up to anything else I don t know I wanted out of it than I gotBasically it s a debut and it interested and annoyed me in shifting proportions I felt much cheerful about it when I realized that I don t really want to read the next two books in this trilogy But I really do want to read Hurley s sixth or seventh book somewhere around there because she s got something here and I really want to know what it s going to grow up to be

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Review God's War Free read Ñ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free õ Kameron Hurley Kameron Hurley õ 2 Read & download Origins of the war are shady and complex there's one thing everybody agrees on There's not a chance in hell of ending it Nyx is a former government assassin who makes a living cutting off heads for cash But when a dubious de. So good I have got to stop judging books by their ratings otherwise I would have never picked this up I can t wait to continue this series I have book 2 and the book of short stories on hold at the library This had everything I loved in a book Uniue world building cool magic system bleak tone unlikable anti heroes except well I really liked them all complicated and complex characters and relationships I loved it

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Review God's War Free read Ñ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free õ Kameron Hurley Kameron Hurley õ 2 Read & download Nyx had already been to hell One prayer or less wouldn't make any difference On a ravaged contaminated world a centuries old holy war rages fought by a bloody mix of mercenaries magicians and conscripted soldiers Though the. I picked this up after reading the first few sentences onlineNyx sold her womb somewhere between Punjai and Faleen on the edge of the desertDrunk but no longer bleeding she pushed into a smoky cantina just after dark and ordered a pinch of morphine and a whiskey chaser She bet all of her money on a boxer named Jaks and lost it two rounds later when Jaks hit the floor like an antiue harem girlThat is a kick ass entry to a story if you ask me Hang on this is a long reviewThis isscience fiction adventure noir maybe It s a world of mostly post apocalyptic Muslims of varying degrees of recognizability in which most technology is driven by insects Yes Also the two major nations of the planet have been at war forever and partly as a result of this women have come to dominate society Men get drafted as boys and sent to the front and women volunteer to fight too But on the home front at least in the country where we spend the most time women are soldiers and politicians and businesspeople and pretty much everything else They re also brutal to each other the main pastime seems to be boxing and just about every woman we meet has some violent tendencies or history This isn t a pacifist Hertopia kind of worldThat s one of the things I loved about this book its bold creation of a world where women dominate and where women are socially physically and in all other ways tough and capable Setting aside the fact that this is a world where magicians use bug technology to repair amputations and mortal injuries the women in this world are bad ass Or maybe they re just people It s a sad statement that it s so unusual to read about women in roles that men would usually fill kicking asses and getting their asses kicked but it is unusual And Hurley does a great job of making her women realI appreciated so many things about this book that the dominant religious ideology was Muslim rather than Christian that the main characters are almost all non white that our antihero Nyx isn t a stick figure and that she doesn t stay pretty There s a phenomenon in novels and movies that feature strong or kick ass women cf Tomb Raider Charlie s Angels Kill Bill Underworld et al let s call it the reasonable facsimile phenomenon It s when authors or directors decide they re going to capitalize on a trend provide a strong female role model and they do so by casting a skinny white girl in a tank top and telling her to look brooding Usually the reasonable facsimile doesn t have a realistic or profound story arc or much character development if she s a secondary character she may be defined solely by a skill like rock climbing or much to do besides fake fight guys who would kick her ass in real life because she has wrists like twigs and has clearly come from the Fighting School of Pilates Seriously watching Michelle Rodriguez decline from her tough meaty role in Girlfight to the dumb bullshit action stuff she does nowthat s the reasonable facsimile tragedy right thereBut anyway I loved that this book doesn t dredge up the reasonable facsimile Nyx as a protagonist is thorny and crude and rebarbative she s physically large and strong she carries weight both literally and figuratively She has a full complete character arc a history and presumably a future since this is the first book in a trilogy I admit I didn t follow all the political intrigue in this one but that s me I tend to read lightly over that stuff and dwell in the scenes And it s possible that some of that explanation got a little convoluted in an effort to propel us to the ending I can forgive that because the world of the book is so original and well imagined and because I liked the characters that live in it The second book Infidel just came out in October A third is in the works I have a feeling I ll be reading em Bleach, Vol. 32: Howling edge of the desertDrunk but no longer bleeding she pushed into a smoky cantina just after dark and ordered a pinch of morphine and a whiskey chaser She bet all of her 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