‘When I first decided to read it, I wasn’t really expecting much. But of course, it exceeded my expectations’I have just recently read Quicksilver by R J Anderson and I quite enjoyed it. This is a sci-fi book about a girl who is not the same as every one else. In fact, she is very abnormal.This book is a sequel to the book Ultraviolet written by the same author. I had not read the Ultraviolet book before reading this book so I may have understood the scenario better if I had.I have to admit, that science fiction isn’t really my thing and when I first decided to read it, I wasn’t really expecting much. But of course, it exceeded my expectations and I enjoyed reading it.The storyline is quite complex, as the author does sometimes have snippets of flashbacks which is quite confusing but you get the hang of it after a while! So, basically, there is a teenage girl who is running from the police who are suspicious of her and also a group of scientists who want to put her through a set of tests that are agonizingly painful. She is making a life for herself as a …read more

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