日曜日, 12月 26, 2004

Finally Finished: With the Lightnings, first book in David Drake's version of Patrick O'Brian's Aubrey/Maturin series. Lt. Daniel Leary loves the Royal Cinnabar Navy, women, and biodiversity; Adele Mundy doesn't believe she can love anyone, but can hack into top-security systems and shoot the head of a flying sparrow (African or European?). WtL is book one; I'd read books 2 and 3 first. Drake and Eric Flint's still unfinished Belisarius series is excellent, and this set is great if you love the O'Brian feel of the books.

Now reading: Keith Laumer's Retief series, based on an InstaRec, via the Baen Free Library. The first few stories are a blast; if they continue in the same vein, I'm going to buy the paperback.