Neurotec and Other Tales

Fiction - Science Fiction
Kindle Edition
Reviewed on 10/28/2017
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Reviewed by Gisela Dixon for Readers' Favorite

Neurotec and Other Tales by Marcus Bolt is a collection of short stories with the underlying theme of philosophy. Neurotec and Other Tales starts off simply by listing the names of the 29 stories and then the first story begins immediately. The stories themselves are a mixed bag, usually set in a sci-fi world. Through these stories, Marcus discusses various philosophical and metaphysical questions such as who am I, the mysteries of life and death, reincarnation, the search for the Ultimate Truth or Universal Consciousness, and enlightenment. Marcus has drawn from various disciplines such as psychology, philosophy, religion and spirituality, astronomy, quantum physics, and the sciences in general in presenting these stories and characters.

I thought Neurotec and Other Tales by Marcus Bolt is an interesting collection and does indeed touch upon the fundamental questions about life and death. I liked that a book like this encourages readers to think for themselves and not to simply follow conventional thinking or religious dogma. There is certainly some repetition of themes throughout the book, such as the concept of rebirth, but each story is unique and well crafted. The only thing I wish were different is that the stories had been presented against the backdrop of the material world as we know it instead of pulling from “other-worldly” science fiction settings. Still, the crisp writing and thought-provoking stories are certainly worth reading for anyone interested in metaphysical questions and, for this reason, I would recommend this book to readers.