[2024] 多読/extensive reading challenge

I just read 彼女は一人で歩くのか?, the first book of the “W” series (thank you @NicoleIsEnough for the recommendation!)
That book, both in terms of content and writing style felt very reminiscent of the likes of Asimov and Philip K Dick. The latter one is obviously a huge inspiration for the plot, and is even quoted at the beginning of each chapter.

That felt like the kind of SF I grew up with, with updated technology. In particular, I liked that it feels like half fiction and half thought experiment (that point brought to mind the work of Asimov as well). That was in stark contrast with the light novels I have been reading lately where not just thought experiments but thoughts period tend to be unwelcome.

So, yeah, turns out there is good Japanese SF and I had just missed it until now.

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