House of Suns

6 best books like House of Suns (Alastair Reynolds): Surface Detail, Singularity Sky, The Line Of Polity, Fallen Dragon, Spin State, Nova War

AuthorIain M. Banks
It begins in the realm of the Real, where matter still matters. It begins with a murder. It will not end until the Culture has gone to war with death itself. Lededje Y'breq is one of the Intagliated, her marked body bearing witness to a family shame, her life belonging to a man whose lust for power is without...
AuthorCharles Stross
In the twenty-first century man created the Eschaton, a sentient artificial intelligence. It pushed Earth through the greatest technological evolution ever known, while warning that time travel is forbidden, and transgressors will be eliminated.

Distant descendants of this ultra high-tech...
AuthorNeal Asher
Short Review vs Long Review

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(very) Short review

This book (and the Polity series so far) is friggin’ awesome, read it! The end.

(fairly) Long review

The Outlink stations were poised on the surface...
AuthorPeter F. Hamilton
Deploying invulnerable twenty-fifth-century soldiers called Skins, Zantiu-Braun's corporate starships loot entire planets. But as the Skins invade bucolic Thallspring, Z-B's strategy is about to go awry, all because of: Sgt. Lawrence Newton, a dreamer whose twenty years as a Skin have destroyed...
AuthorChris Moriarty
From a stunning new voice in hard science fiction comes the thrilling story of one woman’s quest to wrest truth from chaos, love from violence, and reality from illusion in a post-human universe of emergent AIs, genetic constructs, and illegal wetware...

Spin State

UN Peacekeeper...
AuthorGary Gibson
Before I even launch into this review I have one word: Emissary.

Imagine an alien race that is half Cthulhu, half Mammoth and all bad attitude. If that doesn’t inspire you to read Nova War I’m afraid nothing will.

What a fun book! Filled with violence and sense-of-wonder, the second...
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