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Luka /bookwyrm/

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Slow reader. Computer music, sci-fi & critical theory.

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The soul of an octopus (2015) 3 stars

"In this astonishing book from the author of the bestselling memoir The Good Good Pig, …

More of a novel than science book.

3 stars

There was a bit too much of subjectivity projected as objective in this book for my taste. It's lovely and well written book, but somehow often a bit superficial. I am eager to know more about octopus intelligence, but there was a lot of anectodal evidence and subsequent speculation here and too little hard-core science. I possibly had bigger expectations.