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10 thoughts on “Limit By Frank Schätzing

  1. says:

    from kar on io9I already read this one it has been translated in Dutch a number of years ago and I can really recommend this one I would say

  2. says:

    for GERMAN languageWow this book is amazing I have never read The Swarm until today but after reading this book I am willed to have a look at itLimit plays around year 2025 The oil giants are breaking into pieces because

  3. says:

    boring long winded with a few intresting concepts and a plot that moves at glacial speed but without the grace

  4. says:

    What a big book this was It started out slow ish not really slow but because Schätzing has to introduce so much a cast of 100 characters a world we don't know yet places we might never see at least not like this dynamics between people countries societies it just takes a loooong time for the actual action to start And once it starts it's very visual and fast and exciting making the reader wonder if this is still a book or rather

  5. says:

    1000 pages less then 500 would have been than sufficient a pitty for Schätzing and his publisher as a some of his SF ideas are really interesting

  6. says:

    Rather than the German language version of this book I read an English language translation I don't know how good the translation is how true to the original it is or what the literary standards of the German language areThis book is hard work it is a really big book over an thousand pages but I feel that the useful words in this book probably only cover half of that maybe lessWhat does this mean? Frank Schätzing needs a good e

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    Whew Limit is a long read about 1400 pages and as many characters as a 19th Century Russian novel Lots of action Really part thriller and part science fiction Without giving away too many spoilers here's the plot Julian Orley in the Warren Buffet Really Really Rich Club has invented a space elevator that makes it economical to move Hydrogen 3 a mineraloilgas replacement source found on the moonto earth He and his daughter Lynn

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    This was a loooong book But every page worth it A huge cast of characters all play into a very intriguing story about possible sabotage on a helium 3 mining operation on the moon in the 2020s or is it directed at the first hotel on the moon? or possibly the space elevator that will lend transport to both space tourists AND the Helium to ea

  9. says:

    Still wondering how much I should 'punish' this book for the first 400 pages Sure luxury hotels are interesting especially when they're on the moon But 400 pages? A very very slow start of this book in my opinion But then the airbikes appeared And I fell in love with Owen Yoyo and Tian After that the book was

  10. says:

    Schätzing is a great storyteller I was very impressed by the first three uarters of the book As in 'Der Schwarm' he is good at mixing fact and fiction explanation and plot He is also very good at switching between plot lines and he pulls some nice tricks that show he understands what you can do with writing and probably couldn't do in filmNe

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Limit By Frank Schätzing

Frank Schatzing's The Swarm was an international science fiction blockbuster winner of the Koln Literatur Prize the Corine Prize and the German Science Fiction Prize Limit is his most ambitious work to date a multilayered thriller that balances astonishing scientific historical and technical detail Against this backdrop Schatzing convincingly realizes a possible near future when humankind's ingenuity may become the greatest risk to its continued existence In 2025 entrepreneur Julian Orley opens the first eve. from kar on io9I already read this one it has been translated in Dutch a number of years ago and I can really recommend this one I would say it s a bit like peter F hamilton s commonwealth but without the long detailed descriptions I just realised I haven t finished this book yet Schatzing is one of my favourite writers so I am always afraid to have nothing left of him to readCan t find the book in Goodreads without the 2 dots over the a in his last name Lame Goodreads search strikes again Search for Frank Limit to find it1220 pages 3 translators 6 pages of dramatis personae Tons of research acknowledgements The kindle sample is probably 60 pages Space elevators I think I m the only one reading this thing I m so cool It s got huge infodumps but interesting than Kim Stanley Robinson I thinkMoondust really does have helium 3 Cool done Boy are my eyeballs tired Some really cool near future science fiction but a lot of it is mainstream thriller Get to know the large cast of players well A lot of them will get killed off one by one Plus there s a lot of infodumps of history politics and current events Lots of researched worldwide locations too So if that is your thing then have at it It doesn t look like that many are reading it or maybe they just can t find it on Goodreads It s kind of refreshing though reading something from a German author Status updates80% That s 1227 pages Goodreads overlords No promises I ll finish this100% Very nice space elevator lesson160% pant pant Soooo many details It s kind of like Great North Road A space plot and an earth detective plot220% Sex in space it s not as easy as it sounds300% Some intrigue began on the moon Nothing earth shattering yet There s also a 3rd plotline involving earth oil companies360% Lots of action right now390% Now instead of uber researched worldbuilding there s cheesy gunplay Kind of like in Daemon when the robot motorcycles come out 2 comments410% Apparently there s a Second Life in the future440% There was a ton of action with the earth detective but I wish the book would get back into space440% Interview with Schatzing on the Agony Column podcast I ve got to get back into this book Still on the ground Learning history about President Obiang of Guinea and oil It s not pretty510% If the author is really linking up recent true history with near future speculation about Obiang and Euatorial Guinea it s pretty impressive And the detective is finally starting to learn about the oil companies and the moon540% Back on the moon finally630% Eh Back on Earth with the detective mostly Of course he won t die but others might650% Aren t you proud of me for sticking with it It s mostly the detective still I guess that s for mainstream appeal I hope he gets a shuttlecraft660% Moon murder This is where the book should have started730% Some interesting villain talk and people dying Should be downhill from here folks820% More of a man vs nature in the last 100 pages900% The snow is motivating me to finish I can t believe I m almost done More moon intrigue940% I thought we were done with infodumps 3 comments990% 12 pages left Omg990% It sure has a lot of nice worldwide locations

CHARACTERS Limit By Frank Schätzing

R hotel on the moon But Orley Enterprises deals in than space tourism it also operates the world's only space elevator which in addition to allowing the very wealthy to play tennis on the lunar surface connects Earth with the moon and enables the transportation of helium 3 the fuel of the future back to the planet Julian has invited twenty one of the world's richest and most powerful individuals to sample his brand new lunar accommodation hoping to secure the finances for a second elevator On Earth meanwhile. 1000 pages less then 500 would have been than sufficient a pitty for Sch tzing and his publisher as a some of his SF ideas are really interesting

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Cybercop Owen Jericho is sent to Shanghai to find a young female hacker known as Yoyo who's been on the run since acuiring access to information that someone seems uite determined to keep uiet As Jericho closes in on the girl and the conspiracy swirling around her he finds mounting evidence that connects her to Julian Orley as well as to the entrepreneur's many competitors and enemies Soon the detective realizes that the lunar junket to Orley's hotel is in real and immediate danger From the Hardcover editio. Still wondering how much I should punish this book for the first 400 pages Sure luxury hotels are interesting especially when they re on the moon But 400 pages A very very slow start of this book in my opinion But then the airbikes appeared And I fell in love with Owen Yoyo and Tian After that the book was exciting suspenseful and a real pageturner Moreover I learned a lot about living on the moon space travel the energy industry future scenarios the history of China etc Frank Sch tzing really does his research and it shows I know I will remember this book in ten years when Venice maybe indeed is flooded just as I will remember The Swarm for many years to come Therefore 4 stars

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  • Frank Schätzing
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  • 22 July 2017
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About the Author: Frank Schätzing

Schätzing was born in Cologne and studied communication studies; he later ran his own company an advertising agency named INTEVI in Cologne Schätzing became a writer in 1990 and penned several novellas and satires His first published novel was the historical Tod und Teufel in 1995 and in 2000 his thriller LautlosSchätzing achieved his greatest success in 2004 with the science fiction thrill