Seveneves

Neal Stephenson

ISBN
9780008132538
Pub date
21/05/2015
Binding
Price
£3.99

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Book Overview


The astounding new novel from the master of science fiction.
President Barack Obama’s summer reading choice and recently optioned by Ron Howard and IMAGINE to be made into a major motion picture.

THE EARTH WAS A TICKING TIME BOMB.

To ensure the survival they had to look beyond its atmosphere.

So they became pioneers.

Five thousand years later and their progeny form seven distinct races and they must journey to an alien: Earth.

A magnificent, visionary work of speculative fiction from a true visionary that will dazzle you with its depth, psychology and awesome imagination.

About the author


Neal Stephenson is the author of Reamde, Anathem; the three-volume historical epic the Baroque Cycle (Quicksilver, The Confusion, and The System of the World); Cryptonomicon, The Diamond Age, Zodiac and the iconic Snow Crash, named one of Time magazine's top one hundred all-time best English-language novels. He lives in Seattle, Washington.

Reviews


Praise for Seveneves:

A Financial Times Summer read

‘The scope of Seveneves is breathtaking, the suspense tremendous, the execution faultless’ Financial Times Books of the Year So Far…

‘Remarkable’ Publishers Weekly

Praise for Neal Stephenson:

‘Genius’ Time

‘He makes reading so much fun it feels like a deadly sin’ The New York Times

‘Fast-forward free-style mall mythology for the 21st century’
William Gibson

‘[Stephenson is] the hacker Hemingway’ Newsweek