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I knew going into Purgatory that this story was an allegory for the British colonization of Zimbabwe I ve read a few novels that have drawn on history, particularly fantasy, and evenparticularly Guy Gavriel Kay s magnificent Tigana, and The Lions of Al Rassan, which draw loosely on French and Italian histories.But while Kay s works were rich character driven reads that would rip your heart out, Purgatory readlike a fable at times.And that s okay, if that s what you re after Purgato I knew going into Purgatory that this story was an allegory for the British colonization of Zimbabwe I ve read a few novels that have drawn on history, particularly fantasy, and evenparticularly Guy Gavriel Kay s magnificent Tigana, and The Lions of Al Rassan, which draw loosely on French and Italian histories.But while Kay s works were rich character driven reads that would rip your heart out, Purgatory readlike a fable at times.And that s okay, if that s what you re after Purgatory follows a planet s takeover by the arrogant Man, and Man s negotiating his way with the inhabiting savages in a way that would fool them into believing they are benefiting while they are totally being taken advantage of.The story was interesting, presenting the facts and developments as they happened, but like I said, i I ll give Mike Resnick this Purgatory is the most unique sci fi novel I ve read recently The book chronicles the colonization of an alien world by the human race It draws heavily from the history of Britain s colonization of Africa Each section of the book covers an epoch of this history, so that it reads like seven interrelated novellas rather than a single coherent novel Perhaps the most surprising aspect of the book Wow This is my very first Mike Resnick novel, and Wow I just finished reading this half an hour ago and my mind is still reeling, and I m still having an emotional reaction.I can t believe how under appreciated this novel is It is superbly written, masterfully crafted, and absolutely engrossing.As far as I can tell, Resnick intended this novel to be a political allegory for African countries, as he hinted not so subtly in the preface The science fiction background is a guise, although a v Wow This is my very first Mike Resnick novel, and Wow I just finished reading this half an hour ago and my mind is still reeling, and I m still having an emotional reaction.I can t believe how under appreciated this novel is It is superbly written, masterfully crafted, and absolutely engrossing.As far as I can tell, Resnick intended this novel to be a political allegory for African countries, as he hinted not so subtly in the preface The science fiction background is a guise, although a ver VALUTAZIONE PERSONALE 4Secondo episodio della trilogia Galactic Comedy, Purgatory Chronicle of a Distant World risulta, secondo il mio punto di vista, decisamente pi coinvolgente e appagante rispetto al precedente Paradise, in virt del fatto che il lettore segue passo passo l evoluzione politica, sociale e culturale del pianeta Karimon che rappresenta in questo caso una analogia della nazione africana dello Zimbabwe attraverso la narrazione diretta delle vicende dei vari protagonisti che, VALUTAZIONE PERSONALE 4Secondo episodio della trilogia Galactic Comedy, Purgatory Chronicle of a Distant World risulta, secondo il mio punto di vista, decisamente pi coinvolgente e appagante rispetto al precedente Paradise, in virt del fatto che il lettore segue passo passo l evoluzione politica, sociale e culturale del pianeta Karimon che rappresenta in questo caso una analogia della nazione africana dello Zimbabwe attraverso la narrazione diretta delle vicende dei vari protagonisti che, in momenti temporali dif On The Planet Karimon Lives A Race Of Intelligent Beings Descended From Reptiles Like Most Intelligent Beings In The Galaxy, They Had Not Yet Evolved Beyond Their Stone Age Villages When The First Shiploads Of Men Arrived To Stake A Claim On A Virgin Planet.But On Karimon There Is A Strong, Brilliant Leader, A Chief Who Is Able To Understand That The New Arrivals Are Not Gods Or Demons, But Mortal Beings And Unlike The Inhabitants Of Most Primitive Planets, This Leader Also Understood That Men Had Enemies Too, And That Those Enemies Could Be Used To Gain Some Measure Of Control Over The Human Colonization Of Karimon If Only For A Few Short Years. I have read several of Mike Resnick s books and enjoyed them all I enjoyed this book also but it is very different than any others I have read by Mike Resnick First of all Purgatory an allegory for the British colonization of Zimbabwe Second of all it shows how greed corrupts anyone, human or alien Purgatory When I read this book was based on British western colonization of Zimbabwe Rhodesia Africa the magic of the story was gone Translate africans to aliens, Zimbabwe into Karamon, the big 5 into some strange animals and Man as Man and tell t Mike Resnick books are such good reads Will always pick one up. Purgatory is essentially a long, extended metaphor for the British European occupation of Africa Unfortunately, it s not quite on the same metaphoric level as Animal Farm Resnick gets a little too caught up in his idea and forgets to tell a story.And while everything else gets some metaphoric paint slapped on it Christian missionaries are left intact, trying to convert the aliens to Christianity this element almost docked Resnick down to a 2 He secured a 3 mainly because he had a good e Purgatory is essentially a long, extended metaphor for the British European occupation of Africa Unfortunately, it s not quite on the same metaphoric level as Animal Farm Resnick gets a little too caught up in his idea and forgets to tell a stor Recently read Mike Resnick s 1993 book Purgatory, the first in a three book series What a great read I couldn t put it down As you may know, Resnick is one of the most prolific and successful of Science Fiction writers His books and stories have appeared everywhere What you may not know is that Resnick, like myself, has a passion for Africa, and he uses it a lot in his work We have corresponded and chatted about this, and he sent me several stories, but this book is tops.Purgatory is the s Recently read Mike Resnick s 1993 book Purgatory, the first in a three book series What a great read I couldn t put it down As you may know, Resnick is one of the most prolific and successful of Science Fiction writers His books and stories have appeared everywhere What you may not know is that Resnick, like myself, has a passion for Africa, and he uses it a lot in his work We have corresponded and chatted about this, and he sent me several stories, but this book is tops.Purgatory is the story of Karimon, a distant planet rich in minerals, discovered by a Republic who then try and colonize it and exploit its mineral wealth They are opposed by local tribal leader Janalopi and a Repu Purgatory (Galactic Comedy #2)


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