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How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe: A Novel

By Charles Yu

How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe: A Novel

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Tags: Sci-Fi

Started reading:
31st May 2011
Finished reading:
9th June 2011
Borrowed

friend

Review

Rating: 2

According to the dust jacket, this book should be “a razor-sharp, ridiculously funny and utterly touching story of a son searching for his father . . . through quantum space-time.” Unfortunately it actually is little more than experimental, self-referential, metaphysical twaddle.

The best things about this book are the title and the cover art. The book itself reads like the writers behind Wesley Crusher’s, from ST:TNG, techno-babble dialogue got high on speed and LCD simultaneously while feeling sorry for themselves.