Books and Writing

Month: February 2019

The Sparrow – Mary Doria Russell

I hunted this up and read it based on a friend’s recommendation. He said it was probably the best “First Contact” story ever written.

It’s certainly a disturbing and thought-provoking account of first contact with an alien species, though the core of the story is one man’s relationship with God, and a head-on confrontation with the “Problem of Evil”.
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