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Faithmwangi wrote:
24 Jan 2019, 08:25
For some reason, authors nowadays paint the future as very dark times. As much as this is just a book, I do hope the occurrences do not take place in reality. I might give this read a try. Thanks for the review.
In some ways, I can see why. This was definitely a bit different than what I've read before, but there are glimpses of reality for sure. Thanks.
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Reality could tend to be too scary or morbid for our comfort at times, indeed. I've had a sampling of this piece, and I think it deserves to go to my Want to Read list as well. I do hope it could lead to workable solutions and realisations, too. Thank you for your candid yet insightful and well-written review.
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This book sounds like it has a lot of interesting characters and themes centering around cloning humans. I am sure there would be a lot of issues of human rights, slavery, and abuse if clones were made available. What a mess! The book must have been well written as it gripped you to keep reading even with one eye shut. I am not so sure about the voyeurism part of it all.

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Espie wrote:
31 Jan 2019, 22:11
Reality could tend to be too scary or morbid for our comfort at times, indeed. I've had a sampling of this piece, and I think it deserves to go to my Want to Read list as well. I do hope it could lead to workable solutions and realisations, too. Thank you for your candid yet insightful and well-written review.
Thank you. It's definitely scary but fascinating to read. If you do read, I hope you enjoy.
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01 Feb 2019, 03:21
This book sounds like it has a lot of interesting characters and themes centering around cloning humans. I am sure there would be a lot of issues of human rights, slavery, and abuse if clones were made available. What a mess! The book must have been well written as it gripped you to keep reading even with one eye shut. I am not so sure about the voyeurism part of it all.
The voyeurism isn't sexual in nature. It's just that morbid fascination that's keeping you hooked to the story. And yes, it certainly raises a lot of interesting questions about rights. Thanks!
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01 Feb 2019, 08:27
LV2R wrote:
01 Feb 2019, 03:21
This book sounds like it has a lot of interesting characters and themes centering around cloning humans. I am sure there would be a lot of issues of human rights, slavery, and abuse if clones were made available. What a mess! The book must have been well written as it gripped you to keep reading even with one eye shut. I am not so sure about the voyeurism part of it all.
The voyeurism isn't sexual in nature. It's just that morbid fascination that's keeping you hooked to the story. And yes, it certainly raises a lot of interesting questions about rights. Thanks!
Ok, that relieves me about it. I may give it a try.

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I'm not going to lie, I totally judged this book by it's cover. It was strange yet intriguing. I'm most likely going to read this in the future (after I finish going through my other, steadily growing want to read list).

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16 Feb 2019, 12:07
I'm not going to lie, I totally judged this book by it's cover. It was strange yet intriguing. I'm most likely going to read this in the future (after I finish going through my other, steadily growing want to read list).
It was quite an interesting, and scary, story. The world itself wasn't as bad as most writers depict - it wasn't really Dystopian - unless you are a clone.
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Sounds like an interesting book. I'll admit the cover and title didn't really interest me, but the review may have changed my mind

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HRichards wrote:
17 Feb 2019, 15:14
Sounds like an interesting book. I'll admit the cover and title didn't really interest me, but the review may have changed my mind
It's worth a try. It will capture your attention. Thanks.
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A futuristic science fiction revolving around clones, slavery, and human rights sounds exciting albeit dark. Provoking themes, relatable protagonist, and suspense add to the thrill. The touch of humor is another plus. I love the genre, so I will give it a chance. Thank you for the review!
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Great review! This premise reminded me a bit of the movie The Island. The clones in that story have a different purpose, but their plight makes you think about the future and where science is going to take us. I enjoy this type of sci-fi novel so I’m interested in checking this one out.

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A fast-paced futuristic science fiction thriller that covers various themes such as human rights, slavery, and abuse seems like an eye-opening read. Since I'm a fan of novels based on the future, I can't wait to read this! Thank you so much for such an interesting and elaborate review!
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I really loved your writing style! A fast paced story about cloning sounds interesting. It is science fiction, but like you said is closer to reality than we might imagine. I'm looking forward to reading it.

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Great review. This caught my attention right away. Human cloning made for slavery makes me wonder about the future. I like that their is added humor. I’ll add this to my must reads.

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