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The theme of The Mountain in the Sea can be summarized in a quote from one of its characters, Dr.
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“a debut space-adventure story outstanding in its genre.”
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“Nobody writes optimistic science adventure as well as Andy Weir. Anyone who loved The Martian will adore Project Hail Mary.”
“Silverberg’s stories transform alien planets and parallel universes into concrete realities that readers can inhabit and enjoy. . . .
“the prose is tight and there is enough tension in the plot to draw in the reader despite any flaws.”
“Finna is a great story. It’s engaging, sometimes wrenching, and a complete epic in miniature.”
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“a very fun read from beginning to end . . . never lags . . . extremely inventive . . . playful . . .”
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