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A World Too Near - Fascinatingly Complex

Paul Di Filippo reviews Kay Kenyon's A World Too Near: Book Two of The Entire and The Rosefor's Sci Fi Weekly. He found the book suffered from "middle volume syndrome", so affixed a minus to it's A grade, but he points out that it does a few things "brilliantly right." As he says: "First off, all the characters continue to be fascinatingly complex...... Also, every minor character is endowed with exceptional depth and reality. Secondly, the artificial universe known as the Entire remains a great conception and playground for adventure."

His conclusion? "But I'll certainly be back for the next installment, hoping for more aspects of the Entire to emerge."

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