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What are You Reading Right now?

Discussion in 'Books & Comics' started by Suspiria, Aug 26, 2015.

  1. Addi Ras

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    So I finished of Thrawn Lesser Evil & damm is it good & definitely a great way to finish of this series & lead into the first3 Thrawn books ( I’m going to have to re read them at some point as some of Thrawn’s decisions in regards to the Empire make a lot more sense.

    But first I have just started The Apollo Murders about a fictional Apollo 18 mission. Now given this is the fist fiction book ( he has written non fiction before ) by a former NASSA astronaut & also a former commander of the ISS I’m expecting this to get quite technical.
     
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    Say, are you able to, on the spot, compare these Thrawn books with other Zahn stuff you've read? I've done 3 books of his the last year or so, and these were definitelly among the worst-written SW books I've read. Have he improved greatly with the new Thrawn series? :)
     
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    It’s been a long long time since I read his first 3 Thrawn books but I would say yes he definitely has improved from those early days ( Particularly with his Chiss Ascendancy books) also I think focusing on Thrawn helps as he has a lot more freedom on what he can do with the characters.
     
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    Yeah, I read the Hand of Thrawn duology (1997-1998) last year, and that was quite terrible. Read Thrawn (2017) this fall, and while it was definitelly better than HoT, it was still pretty poor, IMHO. I'm tangentially interested in the Thrawn: Ascendancy series since it (assumingly) establishes the Chiss society in great detail, and I'm always for expanding on the somewhat mono-cultural setting of Star Wars, but I don't think I will bother with another Zahn book unless he's taken a big step forward in his writing (or had help).
     
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