awahlbom: (books)

1. Robert Asprin: Another Fine Myth
2. Robert Asprin: Myth Conceptions
3. Arto Paasilinna: Harens år
4. Carsten Palmær: Liten ordlista för nusvenskar
5. Jacqueline Carey: Kushiel's Dart
6. James H. Schmitz: Telzey Amberdon


7. Fred Saberhagen: Berserker (1967)

They come from the depths of space: intelligent, self-replicating machines hundreds of kilometers across, armed with weapons that can destroy planets. Their purpose is to destroy all organic life. They are completely without conscience or mercy, and cannot be reasoned or bargained with. Because of their ferocity and singleness of purpose, men gave them a fitting name from Earth history: berserkers.
But the humans, a relatively young species, are still aggressive enough to fight back. This is a collection of short stories of their struggle. There are those who fight off berserkers attacking their home planets, the ones who try to strike against them first... and even those who worship them as mighty metal gods of destruction.

Not bad, but not brilliant either. Saberhagen is a competent writer, and doesn't let the description of matters military weigh down the general narrative.

This is the first re-read book I have listed. I read this the first time in 1998 or 99.

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