Paperback, 448 pages

Spanish language

Published Feb. 17, 2020 by Insólita Editorial.

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Lovelace era la inteligencia artificial de la peregrina, una nave tuneladora. Tras despertar se en un nuevo cuerpo sintético después de un traumático fenicio y borrado de memoria, tendrá que empezar desde cero en un mundo donde los de su clase son considerados ilegales. Nunca se ha sentido tan sola. Pepper, una de las ingenieras que arriesgan su vida para reinstalar a Lovelace, se ha comprometido a ayudar le a adaptaron a su nueva vida. Porque Pepper sabe algunas cosas acerca de empezar desde cero. Juntas, Pepper y Lovey descubrirán que, aunque el universo sea un lugar inabarcable, dos personas pueden ser suficientes para llenarlo.

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feel good but real scifi too

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i enjoyed A Closed and Common Orbit even more than the prequel one. (which has not enough story to keep up--for my taste at least) i think of it as a kind of double bildungsroman, with two developing characters between which the novel is split.

Chambers connects her scifi(-world) convincingly and smoothly with the problems most of us are facing and can relate to. it's how scifi should comment the present. and although the focus is always on the personalities, there are also a lot of social themes and thoughts.

a lot of readers mention the caring characters throughout the story, which make it so satisfactional to follow. I can support that! but it would be sad to think, it's just another form of escapism, a tweak to the genre. this is a shortcoming of understanding the themes Chambers is working on.

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