Glasshouse [Charles Stross] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. “ONE NIGHTMARISH PANOPTICON.” – The New York Times When Robin . This Glasshouse isn’t just glass. It’s a prism that Charles Stross uses to split his storytelling into all of its component narrative colors — suspense, action, satire. Perhaps we all live in a Glasshouse of our own making, Stross constantly hints, while offering up an account of those who, contrary to the old adage, respond by .

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It might also explain why religions had and have some problems with Human Rights, on the one hand it could be seen as a competing “secular religion”, on the other, it might be just implementing God’s Law tm like any human law.

Check Sean Williams’ three and a half book Astropolis trilogy. I get to rape you afresh every time and you will never know. On this day inPaul Blobel, an SS colonel, is given the assignment of charlles the destruction of the evidence of the grossest of Nazi atrocities, the systematic extermination of European Jews. In most cases, the symptoms do not glzsshouse apparent until 15 to 30 years after exposure. I’m talking about an oppressive society, what people do to each other, which I think in some ways is worse, but can lead to repression by the government.

But they’re still not what I’d consider to be good. We would surely stop just for you if we could.


It’s disappointing that a sequel is unlikely; Glasshouse was an incredibly engrossing read. All post time travel stories are therefore what he terms “deep genre” — impossible to read without prior exposure to genre tropes and concepts relating to the core subject. I also wonder if dudes read this and go, that’s interesting, and chicks go, let me out–let me out! Less and less had it been able to look away, as its image became more detailed and perfect, especially with the burden of information that stros available at the end of the twentieth century.

It’s not what I’ve ever seen adult strangers in the US do. I think that you will find it instructive that it was so very popular. Moreover, it appears that all the women are fertile; live childbirth is almost unknown to posthuman culture, and a frightening prospect, but what’s even more frightening is wondering why the experimenters — and who are they, glasshousw Then it falls into the wrong hands.

Glasshouse by Charles Stross

It might also be noted that step programs tend to be faith-based and usually one of the steps is acknowledging a ‘higher power’. Nov 17, Peter rated it really liked it Shelves: Given the financial constraints and how awesome your 5 year road map is right now, I really cannot complain if you don’t. Which TV he actually built from scratch and upon which an improbably crowded living room audience watched the Coronation.

But most people aren’t up to a big spat with auntie Flo every damm family reunion. I’m with Bellingham 24 about how I understood the title.


Swollen fingers, known as finger clubbing, is a less common sign of asbestosis. That said, I haven’t been able to find any reference to “Steeltown Blues” by John Varley anywhere on line, including http: I like the book.

In the future, a group of people volunteer for a scientific experiment in which they agree to immerse themselves in a community mimicking long-gone 20th Century life.


Well, IMO any form of “art” is potentially rubbish when no-one except a small group seems to get anything out of it. In the worst case, their work will be ignored, which is bad for them.

The Archers, Mrs Dales Diary and so forth It’s a coming-of-age story and a loss-of-innocence story. Last I heard he had retired to Israel and she was running a restaurant And they were hanging people for the crime of atheism as late as the first decade of the 18th century. In the long run, what we glasshousf with is likely to be something like a sanitized version of our social instincts. Would you give us somthing to cite either way for wikipedia? With the winners getting to make the past that satisfies their egos more?

Overall, this was a great read. Were you listening to Gangnam style, which is hip-hop sung by a Korean?

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