Ancillary Justice (Imperial Radch #1)

Ranked #5 in Space Opera, Ranked #14 in Hugo Awardsee more rankings.

On a remote, icy planet, the soldier known as Breq is drawing closer to completing her quest. Once, she was the Justice of Toren - a colossal starship with an artificial intelligence linking thousands of soldiers in the service of the Radch, the empire that conquered the galaxy. Now, an act of treachery has ripped it all away, leaving her with one fragile human body, unanswered questions, and a burning desire for vengeance. less

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Kurt Braunohler @randbot @jackiekashian @nkjemisin that book is GREAT. (Source)

Nicholas Whyte It’s about a future war and the dialogue between people and artificial intelligences. There’s also a very interesting gender aspect to it as well, in that her protagonist doesn’t distinguish people by gender. What is at first presented as a slight deficiency in the way that the computer intelligence sees the world, makes us realise it’s a deficiency in the way we’re seeing the world. (Source)

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