#9299661, By PearOfAnguish Original sci-fi IP

  • PearOfAnguish 17 Jan 2013 11:03:43 7,573 posts
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    Picked up Horns and Mardock Scramble.

    My snap judgement based on the first couple of pages of each: Horns seems darkly witty, nice writing style. Next on my reading list. Mardock Scramble...I think maybe something was lost in translation, the prose is a little awkward and it's trying too hard to ape Gibson's style.

    HurbleBurble wrote:
    Edit:: Consider Phlebas has been optioned ever since it was first published. Sadly, I don't think Hollywood could do The Culture justice.
    What a lot of these properties need is to be turned into TV shows rather than compressing their stories into 2 hours of movie. The Culture series given the kind of money and passion lavished on, say, Battlestar Galactica or The Walking Dead could be special.
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