MacLeod's readers are used to his quirky and intelligent take on the world of power politics and his charmingly cynical gift for engaging and engaged protagonists. What this book also has is a profound sense of the beauty of a simpler and stiller world; MacLeod's real gift is his capacity to see all sides of a question, even when he is sure of the answer. --Roz Kaveney, Amazon.co.uk
This book was ok. It was interesting to read, but there was nothing particularly special about it.
I never really felt much concern over what was going to happen with the... Read more
Thinly plotted, poor characterisation and utterly self-indulgent. What a disappointment this book was. Read morePublished on April 5 2001 by Andrew Hines
Before reading MacLeod's "The Sky Road," I read his "The Cassini Division." My review of "The Cassini Division" reflected the confusion I had while trying to work my way through... Read morePublished on Oct. 4 2000 by Sheldon S. Kohn
Of the four books of the Macleodian future, the Sky Road is the weakest. Like the Stone Canal, this book is split in two time periods, past and present. Read morePublished on Sept. 26 2000 by Corey Somavia
I actually bought this book at a real store. My major complaint is that NOWHERE on the jacket or inside flaps is any mention that is is book 4 in a series. Read morePublished on Sept. 1 2000
The combination of radical politics, space opera and cyber-driven fiction has propelled Ken Macleod's anracho-socialist/capitalist future-world to the top of my list of Preferred... Read morePublished on Aug. 8 2000 by John Wright