Reviews by charlesott

The Year When Stardust Fell

by Raymond F. Jones

I never read this one as a kid, but I've just finished it and it's good. I wish now I had read it when I powered through all the Winston books in my school library!

Reviewed on 2010.10.16

Letters of a Radio-Engineer to His Son

by John Mills

A book explaining radio to children, but it's written in such a cutesy, irritating voice that I can't imagine anyone actually learning anything from it. I put it down after a dozen pages.

Reviewed on 2010.04.11

Eight Keys to Eden

by Mark Irvin Clifton

This one is fun: a completely improbable, but likeable, nobility called E's (for Extrapolators) are called in to make contact with a non-human, crystalline intelligence.

Reviewed on 2010.02.20

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