Reply to post: Re: ...spot on in invoking the personal journal of a jobbing engineer

The Martian: Matt Damon sciences the sh*t out of the red planet

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Re: ...spot on in invoking the personal journal of a jobbing engineer

I understand where you're coming from, but most good first-person SF 'magically' has a highly literate prose style that evokes a sense of awesome. See RAH, Chris Priest, Ursula Le Guin etc. Sadly, clumsy prose doesn't come across as more realistic; it just feels clumsy.

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