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Figgy O'Connell

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See You in the Cosmos
Jack Cheng
Exploring Space: From Galileo to the Mars Rover and Beyond
Stephen Biesty, Martin Jenkins
The Terranauts: A Novel
T.C. Boyle
A Quiet Kind of Thunder
Sara Barnard
Gumnut Babies
May Gibbs
Progress: 42/264 pages
Highly Illogical Behaviour
John Corey Whaley
Progress: 82/249 pages
Revenger
Alastair Reynolds
Progress: 75/425 pages
See What I Have Done
Sarah Schmidt
The Dog, Ray
Linda Coggin
Forgetting Foster
Dianne Touchell

Reading progress update: I've read 72 out of 265 pages.

Nod - Adrian Barnes

Then all we could see was writhing.

And sounds I don't care to try to represent or transcribe: what used to be called the cat's melody. Then the soldiers came rushing in and began firing.

And once more we weren't heroes.
And then a gap, a hole in this manuscript.

 

 

 

 

(For some reason, I find those last two lines particularly chilling.)