Wilson, Robert Charles -- Darwinia

I was spoiled for the ending and decided to buy this anyway. In retrospect, I don't see why people complained; the author starts dropping hints no later than the midpoint of the book, and gets explicit well before the end. On the other hand, the resolution isn't nearly as interesting as the setup. It winds up as a struggle up Mount Doom, and then the amulet is chucked in and that's it. And I did want to know about how general society developed afterwards. And more detail about the religious arguments. Okay, I see why people complained.

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