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Roberts books are truly difficult to rate because there isn t anything else like them in the modern SF genre He writes beautifully really beautifully the kind of image dense well crafted sentences that you have to read three times just to savour the feel of them sliding through your neurons His ideas are magical and he s no imaginative slouch each novel he writes sports a new and freshly minted world of wondrous veracitySet in a future where humans thickly clot the space between the worlds of the Solar System and are ruled most oppressively Jack Glass is a story about a kind of cosmic terrorist but presented as a series of three murder mysteries the literary conceit here being Roberts take on the old country house Agatha Christie style whodunnit To a point this is what we have but the detective angle proves a surface gloss to SF world buildery The murders take back seat and we re soon hip deep in Roberts usual concern of the unworthy swain courting the unobtainable damsel Who are we to complain All authors have their literary drums to beat but with the gruesome first installment of Jack Glass it appears at first that we have escaped this particular obsession and it s something of a surprise and disappointment to be presented with it againGlass himself is a confident capable man much sure of himself than many of Roberts earlier protagonists Part of the book s draw is the slow revelation of the various layers to his character and the discovery of the romantic flaw in Glass is well judged if slightly disappointing by which I mean it fits this story perfectly but anyway see above The dividing up of the story into three undoes the pacing and the contrast between the first taut superbly claustrophic tale and the languid tone of the latter two unseats the reader There s a little too much time spent detailing the inner thoughts of teenage girls something Roberts already tackled brilliantly in By Light Alone He does it well admittedly but too much hereAlthough this is not his strongest work overall Jack Glass contains some of Roberts most artful writing and the first part of the book is among the best SF stories from one of today s finest British SF writers Czarownik Iwanow Kroniki Jakuba Wędrowycza #2 challenge notions of Jewish Life crime punishment power and freedom. 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BewareDon t go to Adam Roberts looking for utopian visions of the future If you want harmonious co operation post scarcity paradises or futures where humanity has forged it s nobler instincts into the foundations of Brave New Worlds look elsewhere most of Robert s books will give you screaming nightmaresIn On Earth s gravity has literally flipped ninety degrees and it s a hardscrabble borderline medieval dump In new Model Army the world is ravaged and broken by conflict wrought by cheap democratic armies And now in Jack Glass the solar system is a grim dictatorial dystopia for most ruled by a family known as the Ulanovs who keep the great mass of people living in decrepit dome habitats hanging in space living off barely palatable algae and collecting cancers from the radiation they are exposed toI don t want to live in these places but damn Roberts makes me want to read about them Roberts tells an intense tale in most of his novels and does so again here although intense is a pretty mild description of the beginning of Jack GlassThe first of two starting narratives begins with six men all prisoners dumped into the freezing cold of a sealed over crevasse on an asteroid with nothing than a small air generator a tiny heater some digging machines some edible algae spores and a packet of biscuitsDesperately cold crazed with thirst and packed into a tiny space only a meter or so across these men have to survive an eleven year sentence together and to do so they must hollow out their asteroid and find ice to drink and make air At the end of their stay the asteroid they have hollowed will be scrubbed and sold as accommodation for the rich its new owners caring not about the suffering of it s creatorsThere is no way out of this prison floating abandoned in space The men go through despair anger and then far dangerous than either boredom The establish brutal hierarchies of dominance the top men using and abusing the weaker men as they please violence breaking out and threatening to end them allOne of the weaker men Jac is different from the others He has no legs and he spends time polishing a tiny round of glass he finds in the asteroid He means to escape this prison even though such an escape is impossibleThe second narrative concerns the two scions of a powerful family second only in stature to the rulers of the solar system who are holidaying on a summery European island when one of their servants is brutally murdered Diana the younger of the two sisters is an aficionado of murder mysteries and throws herself into investigating what has happened The case seems open and shut There were nineteen other servants in the building no one else entered or left and there is a clear motive for one of the nineteen There is of course to this killing than there first seems and as Diana solves it she will be introduced to a civilisation ending threatFrom these two narratives Roberts spins a story spanning the solar system and dealing with concepts that span a great deal at the same time It s heady compelling stuff and I loved every minute of it Jack Glass is Adam Roberts at his best and his best is very very good Roberts is a master of concept driven SF each of his books different from the last This novel is different from his other work and in some ways reads as a science fiction detective story although it soon grows to encompass far far than that The only thing holding me back from a five star wide eyed evangelical review is that Jack Glass s ending is both abrupt and unsatisfying I loved this story and I didn t want it to end so the way it did was particularly galling There are some codas in the form of poems that add some supplementary insight into the Ulanovian solar system and some of the players in the background of the narrative but I still felt a little short changedIn saying that I still rate Jack Glass as one of my favourite reads this year and a novel worthy of inclusion in any serious SF collection Roberts has written several works I would consider to be twenty first century classics and when considered along with Bete Stone and New Model Army Jack Glass only further cements Roberts as one of the brightest supernovae in Science Fiction45 mysteriously exploding stars Sienkiewicz Żywot pisarza committed the murders and by the end of the book their sympathies for the killer will be fully engaged Riffing on the tropes of TFS Ingenuity The Terran Fleet Command Saga #1 crime fiction the Wybor idiomów angielskich country house murder the locked room mystery and imbued with the feel of golden age SF this is another bravura performance from Roberts Whatever games. 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